Unheralded Joey LaLeggia is one of the few Edmonton Oilers’ depth prospects well worth keeping an eye on

By Jonathan Willis

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2014 Edmonton Oilers prospects: #29 Joey LaLeggia

Once per year, we do an annual ranking of the Oilers’ prospects, which means that once a year we write about Joey LaLeggia. That sounds harsh, but it’s the result of two different factors: first, that none of us here at the Cult of Hockey see as much college hockey as we’d like, and second that LaLeggia is a small, offensively capable defenceman whose improvement is difficult to measure from afar.

That doesn’t make him a bad prospect – indeed, it’s entirely possible that his No. 29 ranking on this list is an injustice to Read More

Source: Cult Of Hockey

Horton puts injury-filled season behind, gears for fast start in October

Nathan Horton had quite the eventful season — the kind of ‘eventful’ that doesn’t keep the Blue Jackets winger smiling when looking back.

Before signing a seven-year contract with the Blue Jackets last June, Horton was injured during Game 1 of … Read More

Source: Blue Jackets Team News

Tweet: Prospect Michael St. Croix has some predictions for 2015

By Adam Rotter

Prediction for 2015: Leo will win his first Oscar, Lebron will get another ring, and the Rangers will be hoisting the Stanley Cup #boom
Michael St. Croix (@stixy18) July 29, 2014

For more on St. Croix, CLICK HERE.

In 53 games in the ECHL last season, St. Croix had 17 goals and 31 assists.

In 13 AHL games, St. Croix was held without a point.

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Source: SNYRangers

Colborne hopes Flames can build on late-season momentum

By avickers@calgaryflames.com

CALGARY, AB — Joe Colborne knows the Calgary Flames took great strides in the first year of building back up the Calgary Flames.

But he’s more than aware the hill to climb is still a steep one.

And while the Flames can take great pride in f… Read More

Source: Flames Team News

Elliott eager to get Blues' season underway

After three seasons as the backup, the recently re-signed goalie will get an opportunity to be the starter. Read More

Source: St. Louis Dispatch

Previewing the East: Florida

By Bill.Roose@Hockeytown.com

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Source: Red Wings Team News

Diehards, Broad Street

By Michele Tranquilli

BROAD STREET DIEHARDS is a new blog by and for Philadelphia sports fans ­– in other words, YOU!

Please send in YOUR FAVORITE PHILLIES STORIES & PHOTOS to Phillies@phillynews.com and Dan Geringer, who has been writing Daily News “people stories” since 1982 and still has Steve Jeltz flashbacks, will post your stuff on parade-crazed BROAD STREET BILLY’S blog and in B-Street Billy’s Chooch-manic Daily News column.

FLYERS DIEHARDS should send their orange-and-black stories & photos to Billy’s cousin, BROAD STREET BULLY, at bully@phillynews.com and Dan will get them posted and published.

Remember fellow diehards, THIS IS YOUR BLOG! SEND Read More

Source: Philly.com Die Hard

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