Super Series – WHL Report with Linden Vey

When you’re hot, you’re hot.
And Kings prospect Linden Vey is more than warm right now. His November already includes back-to-back Player of the Week honors from his junior team, the Medicine Hat Tigers. Plus, he was named the WHL Player of the Game in the just completed Subway Super Series.
His scored a goal in the […]

Super Series Report – Interview w/ Maxim Kitsyn

When it comes to prospects, people like to talk about the ‘buzz’ factor. Some guys have it, others just can’t seem to catch it.
Right now, the name Maxim Kitsyn is being spoken by nearly everybody who follows Canadian junior hockey.
Drafted by the LA Kings this past June, he’s generally referred to as power forward – a phrase that isn’t commonly used […]

Super Series – OHL Recap with Tyler Toffoli

Prospects, prospects, prospects! They’re everywhere to be seen in the Subway Super Series – both recently selected and soon to be drafted players.
The annual tournament began back in 2003 and features a team of Russian junior level all stars traveling throughout Canada to play two games each against the QMJHL, OHL and WHL. The event […]

Super Series Game 3 – Notes on Toffoli and Kitsyn

After sweeping the opening two games against the QMJHL earlier this week, Team Russia dropped its first contest versus the OHL all-stars by a score of 4-0 earlier tonight.
This continued the trend of the last seven years. Entering the game, teams from the OHL had beaten the visiting Russians 14 out of 14 times, outscoring […]

Super Series Game 2 Preview w/ JF Berube

The Subway Super Series is part international spectacle – highlighted by the play of All-Star teams from the CHL and Russian junior leagues – and part evaluation tournament for Team Canada’s World Junior Championship roster.
Game one of the six-game series took place Tuesday night, with Russia winning 5-4. Things will resume later today with the […]

Super Series Game 1 Report w/ Nic Deslauriers

The road to this winter’s World Junior Championships continues, as the Subway Super Series is now underway.
For the past seven years Russia has sent over a team of junior level all-stars to play a six-game series against the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). It’s a pretty straight forward tournament, with two games each against the QMJHL, […]

Kings Prospects – the new Subway Five

When the rosters were announced this week for the upcoming Subway Super Series, you could say the Kings went a perfect 5-0 with their top junior prospects (sorry Robbie Czarnik fans).
For those unfamiliar with the format, over the past seven years Russia has sent over an All-Star team to play two games each against similar teams […]