Monthly archives: August, 2012

Destry Straight: An Eagle on the Rise

Destry Straight won a National Championship with the Boston College Eagles in 2011-12. The freshman forward from West Vancouver, British Columbia playing a variety of roles for the dominant Eagles. The big, rangy center started off in a checking role, but by the end of the season he was skating on the top line with…




Erik Johnson’s Road to Redemption

When Erik Johnson was drafted 1st overall in 2006, St. Louis thought that they had found their next franchise defenseman. The Blues, once a consistent playoff contender (to the tune of 25 consecutive appearances in the postseason beginning in 1979 and ending in 2004), had dealt away cornerstone defenseman Chris Pronger to Edmonton only one…