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2014 NHL Draft Results – Round 1

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Vanderwiel aims for A-list draft status

by Jason Menard
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Danny Vanderwiel - Plymouth Whalers

Photo: Plymouth Whalers forward Danny Vanderwiel has so far seen limited action in his first year of NHL Draft eligibility (courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

NHL’s Central Scouting may have ranked him as a C-level prospect in its early ratings, but has only served to motivate the Plymouth Whalers’ Danny Vanderwiel to prove that he’s more suited to the A-list.

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Off the Radar: Lipon reigns supreme as chairman of the board in WHL

by Mike Farkas
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J.C. Lipon - Kamloops Blazers

Photo: Kamloops Blazers forward J.C. Lipon has been passed over in a couple of NHL Drafts, but is making a strong case for his inclusion in the 2013 edition (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Despite being passed over in the NHL Draft, even passed over in the WHL Bantam Draft, J.C. Lipon leads the Western Hockey League in scoring and is a driving force behind the Kamloops Blazers' torrid start.

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Humble Horvat making case for first round status

by Jason Menard
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Bo Horvat - London Knights

Photo: 2013 NHL Draft prospect Bo Horvat (#53) of the OHL's London Knights is off to a productive start in the 2012-13 season (courtesy of CHL Images)

Bo knows winning. And with a Memorial Cup run and an international gold medal under his belt already at only 17, the London Knights’ Bo Horvat is poised to add a few more trophies to his mantle — along with a first-round NHL draft designation — by June.

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Hunter Garlent named OHL Player of the Week

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Hunter Garlent - Guelph Storm

Photo: Guelph Storm forward Hunter Garlent turned in a strong offensive showing in the OHL this past week which should help to raisehis profile for the 2013 NHL Draft (courtesy of Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Hunter Garlent of the Guelph Storm is the OHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 21 after recording eight points in three games scoring three goals and five assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-3.

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Bourbonnais lets his game speak for itself

by Tom Schreier
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Riley Bourbonnais - Cedar Rapids RoughRiders

Photo: Cedar Rapids forward Riley Bourbonnais has been a productive player in the USHL, but he is getting down to his last chance to be drafted by an NHL team (courtesy of Amber Schmidt/Metro Studios)

Riley Bourbonnais of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders and his head coach, Mark Carlson, may be the most laconic player-coach tandem in junior hockey.

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