Want to know more about the NHL’s top prospects? The NHL Players’ Association has a series of short “Meet the Rookies” videos on its website, including one featuring Alex Galchenyuk, the Canadiens’ first-round draft pick last June.
To watch the videos click here:
Galchenyuk, 18, was picked third overall in the 2012 NHL draft and has 21 points in 15 games so far this season with the Sarnia Sting in the Ontario Hockey League.
Others featured in the Meet the Rookies videos include winger Nail Yakupov who went first overall in the June draft, selected by the Edmonton Oilers.
The Gazette’s Pat Hickey caught up with Galchenyuk last weekend in Sarnia. To read his feature on Galchenyuk click here:
You can watch the NHL’s 2012 draft prospect video about Galchenyuk below.
You can read Cam Cole’s column on why hockey fans and sponsors should make the NHL pay for another “nuclear” winter by clicking here.
Tampa Bay Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos is thinking about heading to Europe. Read more by clicking here.
And if you’re fed up with the NHL and the lockout, you can read a tribute to beer-league hockey by clicking here.
Celebrating a birthday on Thursday is former Canadiens goalie Phil Myre, who turns 64.
(Photo by Marie-France Coallier/The Gazette)