Prospect Buzz: Zlobin named “Q” 1st star; Agostino an NHL prospect? Wilson picking up his game after slow start


Wednesday’s CBA Buzz The NHL and NHLPA are slowly inching closer to a deal but I’m like a lot of people now, It’s reached the ridiculous stages and I could care less about these final negotiations (bickering about pension issues, ect) as I’m fully confident we are going to see a deal reached at the 11th hour……Just tell me when training camps open and I can start covering the NHL again. Scouts Buzz from WJC: No Penguins mentioned here from the WJC, but Craig Custance, an excellent writer over at ESPN has a rundown of several prospects NHL scouts are buzzing about. One scout told Custance that in addition to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins playing in the NHL immediately if the season begins on Jan 19th, like many expect, the scout told Custance that he could also see Jonathan Huberdeau, Panthers, Alex Galchenyuk, Canadiens, Nail Yakupov, Oilers, Dougie Hamilton, Bruins, and MorganRead More »

Prospect Buzz: Seymour chipping in offensively to open the season


SATURDAY’S PROSPECT ROUNDUP Defenseman Derrick Pouliot opened the scoring for the Portland Winterhawks at 16:45 of the first period, en route to a 6-2 Winterhawks win vs Seattle on Saturday night. The Penguins top pick in the 2012 draft, was also a +3 in the win. — Coming off his first win of the season Friday night, goaltender Matt Murray got the start again Saturday night for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds vs Windsor Spitfires. Murray made 37 saves on 40 shots, taking the loss in a 3-2 defeat. Murray is 1-1 on the season with a 4.03 GAA and .902 save percentage. — Defenseman Clark Seymour the Penguins 2012 5th round pick is known as a denter on the blueline and not a points producer, but Seymour has been chipping in offensively to open the season. Seymour netted his first goal of the season Saturday night in the Peterbourgh Petes 4-3Read More »