Date sent: March 5, 2012 Date received: March 20, 2012 Total time: 15 days Total players responses: 459 Total 2012 responses: 62 A great return from now future Buffalo Sabre center Mikhail Grigorenko. He was, at one time, ranked as high as 2nd overall for the draft and a challenge for first overall against Nail Yakapov. Last Friday, he was drafted 12th overall and will challenge for a center spot vs a lot of centers on the team, some of […]
Date sent: October 3rd, 2011 Date received: October 21th, 2011 Total time: 18 days Total players responses: 344 Total 2011 responses: 339 Son of Hall of Famer, Ray Bourque, Ryan is following in his hockey footsteps. Although not a defenseman, he is a forward with potential. He was drafted by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round. I guess technically, since Ray played for the Bruins at the time of Ryan’s birth, Ryan is an American citizen. Guess we’ll […]
Date sent: September 26th, 2011 Date received: October 11th, 2011 Total time: 15 days Total players responses: 329 Total 2011 responses: 324 Another nice autograph return for my Heroes and Prospects set. Although I’m not actually collecting the entire set, I really love the way these cards have the minor league players. Louis is a prospect for the Phoenix Coyotes. Perhaps not the greatest prospect for them, but I’m sure he’s a hard worker.
Date sent: September 9th, 2011 Date received: September 27th, 2011 Total time: 18 days Total players responses: 317 Total 2011 responses: 312 Wow! A rookie card signed by Tomas Filippi who plays for Baie-Comeau, Drakkar. I *believe* he is supposed to be in the NHL 2012 draft (can someone support this?). Last year, he racked up just over 55 points in 62 games. Not bad for a rookie in the QMJHL! So far this year, he’s been just over a […]