NHL Prospect Tournaments: Notes On Standouts From San Jose Rookie Faceoff
Sep 18, 2022SAN JOSE, Calif. – Having spent the last two days getting a look at top prospects and camp invites at the 2022 NHL Rookie Faceoff, I figured I’d share what I saw over six games total involving the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights.
NHL Rookie Faceoff: Sharks' William Eklund Makes Spinning Statement
Sep 17, 2022SAN JOSE, Calif. – The first day of action at the NHL Rookie Faceoff tournament ended with an exclamation point. The prospects representing the host San Jose Sharks earned a 3-2 win over the rival Anaheim Ducks in overtime. The game-winner came off the stick of San Jose top prospect William Eklund, who dazzled the partisan crowd with a vintage spin-o-rama to get around Ducks defenseman Olen Zellweger before slamming home his own rebound to give the teal-clad fans something to cheer even louder about.