Author Archive | Allen Panzeri

By Allen Panzeri Ottawa fans could soon get a look at Russian left wing Nikita Filatov, who was acquired on Saturday from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a third-round draft pick. The abundantly talented Filatov could arrive on Wednesday for the team’s development camp. was the No. 6 pick overall in 2008 but never delivered [...]

By Allen Panzeri ST. PAUL, Minnesota – The Senators might have found their top six forward. In a surprise move, the Senators traded their third-round pick, 66th overall, for wayward Russian forward Nikita Filatov. Filatov was the top-ranked European skater by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau and was selected sixth overall by the Columbus Blue [...]

First round, 6th Mika Zibanejad, C, 6-2, 192, Huddinge, Sweden 2010-11 stats, Djurgarden: Regular season: 26 games, 5-4 Playoffs: 7 games, 1-1 Scouting report: “Mika’s a real power forward but also has soft hands, good vision and fine skating skills,” said Goran Stubb, the NHL’s director of European scouting. “He has tremendous balance and is [...]

Sens first-round (24th overall) draft choice Matt Puempel, who finished 28th in the final Central Scouting ranking, said he was worried about where he would be drafted after having hip surgery. Teams, he thought, might be worried about his recovery. But if they were, he never was. He went to the hip surgeon of the [...]

After winning the Stanley Cup, the big, bad Bruins had a boozy celebration that added up to a bar bill of $156,0000. Here’s a report of the part from Steve Silva of Boston.com (Boston Globe): The party continued over the weekend for the Stanley Cup champion Bruins, who tore it up at Shrine nightclub at [...]