Blog: The Professional Prospects

June 20, 2016

In the second category of prospects that I’ll go over will be five players who are entering or are already into playing professional hockey either in the ECHL, AHL or NHL. The main criteria to this list is potential, who has the best chance at seeing legitimate ice time in the NHL. Let’s get to them. At number 5, Stephon Williams. Williams began his professional career playing in 7 ECHL…


Stephon Williams – Obtaining the Experience

July 10, 2014

For most developing hockey players that have been drafted by an NHL team, the summer mini-camp is the place for them to show the powers that be – that they are improving and are worthy of the opportunity to grow and develop to be an eventual participant in the National Hockey League.  For 21 year old Stephon Williams, despite the fact of being drafted in the 2013 draft (4th round,…


Stephon Williams Shuts Out Alabama-Huntsville

February 18, 2014

As reported on the New York Islanders web site: Stephon Williams and the Minnesota Mavericks shut out the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers 4-0 Saturday night. The sophomore goaltender  earned his fifth career shutout and first of the season stopping all 10 shots that came his way. The Mavericks outshot Chargers 65-10 and was the first time since Dec. 28, 2002 the Mavericks had at least 60 shots in a game….


Hockey from the Blind Side, Walking the Walk

It is now 5 losses in a row for the New York Islanders. It is like going forward in reverse. Granted that they were robbed by the NHL against the Blues, but, still, the Isles have been responsible for their own destiny at times. Without a doubt, the back to back losses against the Rangers were painful for me. This mainly had to do with the fact that I feel…

February 2, 2014

Next SportsTalk 1240 show – Stephon Williams

January 24, 2014

John and I will be doing our next version of SportsTalk1240 on Sunday evening, January 26th at 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Eastern Time. We are going to have Stephon Williams as our guest. He was selected by the New York Islanders in the 4th round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Williams plays college hockey with the Minnesota State Mavericks in the NCAA Men’s Division I WCHA conference. In his…