NHL Prospects

Chicago Blackhawks sign Stephen Johns

With Notre Dame eliminated in the West Regional semifinal, its large group of seniors is slowly making its decision on its future in hockey. Stephen Johns, a 2010 second round pick of the Blackhawks, signed a two-year deal with Chicago today.

Bryan Rust signs with the Pittsburgh Penguins

It's officially the season for undrafted free agents from college hockey to make the jump to the NHL, and Bryan Rust of Notre Dame became the latest such player to do so, as the Penguins inked him to a two-year entry level contract.

Christian Folin signs with Wild

UMass Lowell sophomore defenseman Christian Folin has forgone his final two years of collegiate eligibility to sign with the Minnesota Wild.

Alex Guptill signs with Dallas Stars

Michigan junior forward Alex Guptill has forgone his final season of collegiate eligibility to sign with the Dallas Stars, the team that selected him in the third round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Manson forgoes senior year to sign with Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks have announced that their organization has signed Northeastern junior defenseman Josh Manson to an entry-level contract. The captain of the 2013-14 Huskies is forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility.

Eric Knodel signs with Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the signing of prospect Eric Knodel to an entry-level contract. The big, physical defenseman was the captain of the 2013-14 University of New Hampshire hockey team

Hockey East: 10 Flight Risks

With the season now over for six Hockey East teams, and the end in sight over the next three weeks for the remaining five, there is certainly bound to be players forgoing eligibility to sign NHL contracts.

Christian Folin getting NHL looks

For Christian Folin, it's more becoming a mattering of when and who, and not if. The 6-foot-3, 22-year-old defenseman for UMass Lowell is considered one of if not the top free agents in all of college hockey.

Quinnipiac's X factor: Jordan-Samuels-Thomas

How valuable is Jordan Samuels-Thomas to the Quinnipiac hockey team? The senior missed six games in the month of February with an injury and the Bobcats went 1-4-1 without him in the lineup. With Samuels-Thomas, the Bobcats were 23-4-5.

Top 100 NHL Propects: 61-80

Prospects ranked 61-80 on SBN College Hockey's list of the top 100 prospects


Miles Wood commits to BC

Boston College has picked up a commitment from one of the best power forwards to come out of New England prep school hockey in a long time. According to his twitter, Nobles forward Miles Wood has committed to Boston College.

Top 100 NHL Prospects: 41-60

Prospects ranked 41-60 on SBN College Hockey's list of the top 100 NHL prospects in college hockey.

Notre Dame's Costello Traded

Jeff Costello was one of many players to be involved in the NHL's trade deadline, when his rights were moved to Vancouver.

Top 100 NHL Prospects: 21-40

Prospects ranked 21-40 on SBN College Hockey's Top NHL 100 prospects countdown

Top 100 NHL Prospects: 1-20

The top 20 NHL prospects playing in the NCAA this year.

Eye on the Future: UMD's Tony Cameranesi

A closer look at the pro potential of Minnesota-Duluth's Tony Cameranesi

Brett Pesce embracing greater role on blue line

Casual observers with lesser knowledge of the game insist Brett Pesce isn't flashy or doesn't do anything special out on the ice, but to the keen observers, he is a solid, very dependable young defenseman.

Eye on the Future: Western Michigan's Chase Balisy

A closer look at the pro potential of Western Michigan's Chase Balisy.

Eye on the Future: Shayne Gostisbehere

A closer look at the game of Union defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere

Eye on the Future: Minnesota State's Zach Stepan

Taking a look at the World Junior hopes and pro potential of Minnesota State's Zach Stepan.

Eye on the Future: Mac Bennett

Taking a closer look at the future potential of Michigan defenseman Mac Bennett

Eye on the Future: Gustav Olofsson

Taking a closer look at Minnesota Wild draft pick Gustav Olofsson.

What is Riley Barber's Pro Potential?

Examining the pro potential of Miami sophomore Riley Barber

What is Austin Czarnik's Pro Potential?

Examining Austin Czarnik's performance against St. Cloud last Friday.

Eye on the Future: Teddy Blueger

An in-depth at the play of Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Teddy Blueger.

Eye on the Future: Joey LaLeggia

An in-depth at Denver defenseman Joey LaLeggia

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