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Niederreiter and Strome Highlight Hockey Future’s NYI Prospect List

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Yesterday, Hockey’s Future named Nino Niederreiter and Ryan Strome to the top of the NY Islanders prospect list.  Nino and Strome are very talented forward prospects and, barring some unforeseen circumstance, will be bright spots among the other young, talented forwards on the Islanders for many, many years to come.  As stated many times on this blog, I fully expect Nino to make the team out of training camp.  I expect Strome to be with the Islanders full-time at the start of the 2012-2013 season.

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  Tags: brock+nelson, calvin+de+haan, justin+dibenedetto, kirill+petrov, nino+niederreiter, ryan+strome, ty+wishart

2011 World Junior Hockey Championships Preview

Well that time of year has arrived again!
No, not Santa Claus bringing home the goods.
No, this is better, well at least for one international hockey team that can wrest World Junior Hockey Gold from its opponents.
I’d love to hear any predictions on who will win gold.
In the meantime, I hope everyone has a great holiday season with their loved ones!

Group A:
USA
Head Coach: Keith Allain
Key Players: Chris Kreider, Nick Leddy, Kyle Palmieri, Ryan Bourque
Last Years Result: Gold Medal Win over Canada

Switzerland
Head Coach: Jost Richard
Key Players: Nino Niederreiter, Benjamin Conz, Sven Bartschi, Inti Pestoni
Last Year’s Result: Lost to Sweden in the Bronze Medal Game

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  Tags: adam+larsson, brayden+schenn, calvin+de+haan, chris+kreider, evgeny+kuznetsov, jared+cowen, kyle+palmieri, nick+leddy, nino+niederreiter, richard+panik, robin+lehner, ryan+bourque, ryan+eliis, sami+vatanen, teemu+pulkinen, vladimir+tarasenko

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