Luke Opilka – Drafted 5th Round St. Louis Blues in 2015 NHL Entry Draft

Luke Opilka

Opilka, 18, has spent the past two seasons in the U.S. National Team Developmental Program (USNTDP). In 2014-15, the St. Louis native made 33 appearances with the U-18 club in the United States Hockey League (USHL), recording a 2.70 goals against average, a .888 save percentage and three shutouts.

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Dougherty, Opilka invited to USA Hockey National Junior Camp

Luke Opilka

Wisconsin sophomore defenseman Jack Dougherty and incoming goaltender Luke Opilka are among the 39 players invited to the 2015 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp, USA Hockey announced on Thursday. The camp runs Aug. 1-8 in Lake Placid, New York.

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Ottawa Only Has Themselves to Blame for Losing Chris Wideman

Chris Wideman

Earlier this month Ottawa Senators’ prospect Chris Wideman won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s top defenseman. Yet, despite an incredibly successful season in Binghamton, Wideman is most likely leaving the Senators’ organization come July 1st.

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Arizona State University Brings in More Commits

Jacob Wilson

Now, with the confirmation that USHL blue liner Jacob Wilson has committed for the 2016-2017 season, the team has three commits for that year, as well. This is roughly on par with the commits seen for other low-profile DI NCAA hockey programs one full season in advance.

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Musketeers Defenseman Commits to Arizona State University

Jacob Wilson

Sioux City Musketeers defenseman Jacob Wilson has committed to play collegiate hockey at Arizona State University following his USHL career.

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Paterson, MacInnis, Llewellyn up for hardware at tonight’s OHL awards

Ryan MacInnis

Centre Ryan MacInnis is Kitchener’s finalist for the Red Tilson Trophy for Most Outstanding Player of the Year. The Arizona Coyotes signee had 25 goals and 37 assists in 67 games this past season and was recognized by the Rangers as the team’s Most Valuable Player.

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NHL prospects face difficult decisions

Matthew Tkachuk

Tkachuk and Werenski’s draft classmate, Mitch Marner, who came second in OHL scoring this season as a member of the Knights, “are trying to persuade” the Wolverine to jump ship, according to Werenski.

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Welcome to the Show: Scott Mayfield

Scott Mayfield

Scott Mayfield made his National Hockey League debut over a year earlier, but never before had he experienced something quite like this.

Following a 2-1 loss to the Hartford Wolf Pack on April 19 that concluded the Sound Tigers’ season, the Islanders recalled five players including the 22-year-old Mayfield.

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Bishop gives Lightning goaltending they needed

Ben Bishop

But it was Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning who ended up with a 2-0 win Friday that sent the Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final, where they will face the Chicago Blackhawks or Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 on Wednesday.

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B-Sens Ink Four Skaters for Next Season

Alex Wideman

Wideman, 23, also appeared in four games with the B-Sens at the end of the season following the conclusion of his collegiate career at the University of Miami at Ohio.

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