Entries by Steve Kournianos

2020-21 NCHC Season Preview

The NCHC boasts the last four Division I national champions and was the highest-scoring major conference in all of college hockey a season ago. But with the start of the 2020-21 season on hold for at least another two months, the time is right for an in-depth preview of one of the top prospect leagues in the U.S.

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Russia’s MHL: 2020-21 Season Preview

The top junior league in Russia kicks off its 2020-21 season on Saturday, and Ross Martin gives you a quick preview on the big games, the contending teams, and its top 2021 draft prospects to target.

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The 2020 NHL Draft Report is here!

The Draft Analyst’s 2020 NHL Draft Report is now complete. Inside you’ll find over 375 player profiles that take an in-depth look at every prospect’s skills, strengths and weaknesses. Also included are rankings for both first-year eligibles and draft overagers,  as well as the most detailed NHL team previews around!

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NHL Playoff Notebook: Eastern Conference Semifinals

EC Playoff Notebook: Four teams who sliced through Round 1 of the NHL postseason are locked in chest-to-chest battles for the right to play in the Eastern Conference final.

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NCAA Delays Fall Championships; Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Postponed

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2020 NHL Mock Draft: Post-Lottery (1-31)

Now that the results from Monday’s Phase II Lottery Draw are in, we can take a stab at predicting how the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft plays out.

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Podcast: Play-in Round Recap, QF Preview

The play-in and round robin portions of the NHL Playoffs are over! Check out our recap of the first round of postseason action and a preview of this week’s quarterfinal matchups.

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2020 NHL Draft: Phase II Lottery Preview

The NHL’s revised draft lottery system will yield its most important result on Monday when one of eight teams will win the right to select first in the 2020 NHL Draft. Find out the best, worst, and most likely 1st-round scenarios for each team involved.

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The Draft Analyst Podcast: NHL Playoffs Recap (Day 6)

Check out our recap of Day 6 of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs from Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 (Flames close it out; Flyers roll on; Canucks take control; Jackets put Leafs on life support)

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The Draft Analyst Podcast: NHL Playoffs Recap (Day 5)

Steve Kournianos recaps another exciting day of NHL playoffs by analyzing Wednesday’s Game 3 matchups involving Edmonton and Chicago, Montreal and Pittsburgh, and Nashville and Arizona, plus the Round Robin battles.

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The Draft Analyst Podcast: NHL Playoffs Recap (Day 4)

Steve Kournianos recaps the exciting action from each of the six NHL playoff games from August 4th, 2020.

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2021 NHL Draft: Top 10 Russian Prospects (MHL)

The Russians will provide the 2021 NHL Draft class with several premier prospects. Resident MHL expert Ross Martin digs into the notable names who will be playing in Russia’s premier junior league for the 2020-21 season.

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Recap: 2020 CHL Import Draft

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FREE: 2020 NHL Draft Lottery Preview (PDF)

Be prepared for the NHL’s big drawing on June 26 with a FREE download of The Draft Analyst’s 2020 NHL Draft Lottery Preview. Filled with detailed information on this year’s draft class, this must-read contains reports on the top 31 prospects, top 100 rankings, lottery team previews, and more! Just click the link below for your instant PDF download.

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Final Draft Rankings: The Top 300

The 2020 NHL Draft is months away, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop talking about it. Check my final rankings for top 300 first-year eligible prospects and some storylines to keep an eye on until draft day arrives.

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