The New Guy, Prospects Guy, guy who has #PlayedTheGame because beer league counts. Pat sat in Section 328 for his first Canes in 2003 and will be back there this season.Since he hadn't been a STH since '08-09, he can be blamed for the playoff drought. You can follow his personal twitter @PatClarke27 and follow his daily prospect coverage at @CanesProspects.
Now that the NHL Trade Deadline is behind Ron Francis, his focus will shift to his Restricted Free Agents and signing certain prospects to their Entry-Level Contracts (ELC). Francis has until June 1 to sign 2015 Draftees playing in the Canadian Major… Read More
After taking last month off I’m back with the Canes Prospect report and a bonus mailbag. First let’s highlight some of the headlines in the last six weeks: Jake Bean (0G 2A), Julien Gauthier (5G 2A), and Nicolas Roy (3G 1A) all earned silver medals… Read More
4 Prospects make WJHC Camp rosters Jake Bean, Julien Gauthier, and Nicolas Roy will attend Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team camp on December 10-14, 2016 in Québec, Canada. The three prospects will compete with 25 other skaters for a roster spot for the… Read More
This marks the first of my monthly recaps on all the players in the pipeline not playing professionally in North America. Sorry Checkers fans (#ForNow – show your support for the blog and that could change in the future). The bulk of this and future posts… Read More
The fan base thinks Coach Bill Peters stuck his foot in his mouth last week talking about his goalie. Coach Bill Peters could care less what we think. When asked if Ward, coming off a win, would be the starting goalie for the team’s next game following… Read More
You know what grinds my gears? Beat reporters offing knee-jerk ideas to a guy scoring a goal or two. The Caniac Twittervese was already salty yesterday, but I apparently threw a giant log on the fire. During the third period in the match against… Read More
(Ed. note: this was written by Patrick Clarke, aka @CanesProspects.) Part of my hockey background is in coaching and officiating, where I developed an eye for evaluating talent. Enjoying individual skill development, sometimes I like watch practices and games, and focus on individual players rather… Read More