HOW GOOD IS IVAN PROVOROV?

<br> In the fall, I asked an NHL scout about the CHL’s western league and was informed it was a ‘down year’ and there might not be a Top 10 overall selection in the WHL. Six months later? Ivan Provorov has changed the landscape.

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HOW GOOD IS DYLAN STROME?

<br> Dylan Strome is an exciting 2015 draft prospect. 6.03, 187 with exceptional hands and some astounding boxcars, he is expected to be taken near the top of the draft. What does he bring? What are his down arrows? Let’s have a look.

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JOHNNY GAUDREAU

Johnny Gaudreau checks in with the media for the first time since the #NHLAllStar Game! pic.twitter.com/Gwx1yUNB9q — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) January 27, 2015 Early mentions of Johnny Gaudreau from trusted online sources were promising but read like a distant bell: Kirk Luedeke’s initial thumbnail sketch told of an undersized wizard who was years away and…

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PACIFIC HEIGHTS 2014-15

After weeks of ciphering, I have figured out the Pacific Division for 2014-15. Now, if you click-through it will ruin the surprise of the actual season, so consider this a spoiler alert on winter. Up next: where do they finish?