PuckAgency Welcomes Chad McDonald to the Team

Chad joined the Puck Agency as a Client Representative after finishing his playing career in 2018-2019 for the Kalamazoo Wings of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). He also spent the 2016-2017 season overseas in France playing for the Gap Rapaces where he competed in both the Champions League and Ligue Magnus. Prior to his

Peca: Multilayered Man

 January 28th, 2019 MONTREAL – Do you know a lot of players who have embarked on a volunteering trip just a week after being drafted into the NHL? Well, if you’re a Habs fan, you know at least one: Matthew Peca. A week after hearing his name being called at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint

Tolvanen’s Time – Jokerit winger making a name for himself

Published 21.02.2018 02:38 GMT+10 | Author Lucas Aykroyd Is Eeli Tolvanen already carving out his place in Finnish hockey history alongside Jari Kurri, Teemu Selanne and Patrik Laine? Finnish forward Eeli Tolvanen after a goal against Germany in the preliminary round. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images Not to put undue pressure on the kid with the big

Finnish Prospect Notes from Around the Liiga

Notes Around the Liiga, Part 1 21.11.2017 by marcobombino, posted in feature, liiga, nhl This is a new feature article that will take a look at NHL prospects playing in the Finnish Liiga.  Minnesota Wild prospect Kaapo Kähkönen has been the cornerstone for Lukko in net in his second Liiga campaign. He currently ranks second in goals against average (1.71) and third in

Roundtable: Prospects on getting drafted, their roads to the NHL

Peter Roumeliotis Friday March 10th, 2017 From the instant they get drafted, things change in the life of an NHL prospect. There’s the rush of being drafted, attending their first training camp with the big club and, for a number of them, getting a chance to represent their home countries at the World Junior Championships.

Megan to make NHL debut with Blues

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues TAMPA BAY – Wade Megan is expected to make his NHL debut tonight in Tampa Bay after being recalled from the Chicago Wolves because of Paul Stastny‘s upper-body injury. Megan will likely begin the game with Scottie Upshall and Ryan Reaves, but Blues Head Coach Ken Hitchcock said

Panthers’ Justin Fontaine Bids for Fourth-Line Vacancy

Panthers’ Justin Fontaine bids for fourth-line vacancy Florida’s Derek MacKenzie (17) skates with the puck as Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine (14) defends him at BB&T Center in 2014. (Robert Mayer/USA Today Sports) Harvey FialkovContact ReporterSun Sentinel The Florida Panthers have very few spots available on their opening-night 23-man roster, but former Minnesota Wild

Peca Getting Comfortable, Consistent With Crunch

Submitted by jghoughtaling on November 17, 2015 – 09:11 By Jeremy Houghtaling Matthew Peca’s goals in back-to-back games looked eerily similar. The Syracuse Crunch center picked the puck off the half wall, danced through multiple defenders to the slot, and wristed a shot into the back of the net. Peca used his speed and skill

James Bennett column: Predators change sports landscape in Nashville

Posted  October 25, 2015 – 11:52pm Updated  October 26, 2015 – 9:45am By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net Goaltender Pekka Rinne ranks one of the best in the National Hockey League. The standout from Finland is one reason the Predators have become a fan favorite in southern Middle Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell / Nashville Predators) When