1. NHL Mock Draft 2017: Projecting Every 1st-Round Pick

    The 2017 NHL Entry Draft kicks off with the first round on Friday, and hockey fans are building up to the annual frenzy...

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  2. NHL Mock Draft 2017: Order of Selections and 1st-Round Predictions

    A little over a week has passed since the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, so the focus of the hockey world has firmly shifted to the 2017 NHL draft Friday in Chicago...

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  3. 2017 NHL Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for All 1st-Round Prospects

    All 31 NHL teams, including the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, are looking for players who can help improve their fortunes for the future. Those at the top of the draft are in desperate need of prospects who will turn things around in a hurry...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 months ago 7,753 reads 0 comments

  4. Pros and Cons of Projected Top-10 Picks in 2017 NHL Draft

    It won't be long now. After years of hard work and endless scrutiny of their play, their conditioning and their characters, this year's fresh-faced crop of hockey hopefuls will see their dreams realized at Friday and Saturday's NHL draft...

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  5. Ranking the Biggest NHL Draft Steals of the Past Decade

    Much of the focus in the upcoming 2017 NHL draft will be on the prospects selected in the first round. However, teams could also land a future star in the later rounds, much like the ...

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  6. NHL Expansion Draft 2017 Protection List Made Public

    The National Hockey League on Sunday announced the protection lists for all 30 franchises who took part in the 2016-17 season ahead of the Vegas Golden Knights ' expansion draft...

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  7. Nathan Beaulieu Traded to Sabres by Canadiens for 2017 3rd-Round Draft Pick

    The Montreal Canadiens announced Saturday that they traded defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Buffalo's third-round pick (No. 68 overall) in the 2017 NHL draft, which begins Friday in Chicago...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 8,512 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Draft 2017: Updated Order and Mock Draft After Stanley Cup Final

    With the Stanley Cup Final in the rearview mirror, the focus of all 31 NHL teams has officially shifted toward the 2017 NHL draft, set to begin Friday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 5,102 reads 0 comments

  9. The Biggest Storylines to Follow in the 2017 NHL Offseason

    Welcome to a fascinating NHL offseason. The Pittsburgh Penguins ended the playoffs by accomplishing the seemingly impossible, becoming the first team in the salary-cap era to repeat as Stanley Cup champions...

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  10. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Following Stanley Cup Final 2017

    With the Stanley Cup Final over, the upcoming expansion draft and 2017 entry draft are sure to bring a flurry of transactions and trades in the coming days. As a result, the rumor mill is unsurprisingly flowing...

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  11. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Mathew Dumba, Sami Vatanen and More

    The wildest NHL offseason flurry in recent memory is set to commence, as expansion and the upcoming draft have the league buzzing with trade rumors...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 2 months ago 3,899 reads 0 comments

  12. Teams Most Likely to Trade Up in the 2017 NHL Draft

    The 2017 NHL draft takes place in Chicago on June 23 and 24. As that weekend approaches, several teams, such as the Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers, could attempt to move up in the opening round...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 27,877 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Combine 2017 Results: Recap, Measurements, Highlights, Top Prospects

    The 2017 NHL Scouting Combine kicked into high gear Saturday as the top prospects in this year's draft class arrived at HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York, poised to improve their draft stock in front of scouts and front office personnel...

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  14. NHL Draft Combine 2017: Dates, Schedule, Format and Top Prospects

    The 2017 NHL combine kicks off Monday in Buffalo, New York, and it will continue over the course of the week with interviews, medical testing and fitness testing on the schedule...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 4,794 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Selection Order Results, Analysis and Twitter Reaction

    The New Jersey Devils will get the first pick of the NHL draft after winning the 2017 draft lottery. It took some improbable events to get into the top three as it is, with the Devils having only an 8...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 59,985 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Mock Draft 2017: Initial Post-Lottery Predictions

    For a brief period Saturday, the focus of the NHL shifted from the postseason to the 2017 NHL draft as the draft lottery sorted out the first 15 selections...

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  17. Meet Nolan Patrick, the Likely No. 1 Pick in the 2017 NHL Draft

    When Nolan Patrick's family comes together for a cookout on the back patio overlooking the fairways of the St. Charles Country Club in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and stories of athletic accomplishment start to fly, one-upmanship is a tough game to win...

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  18. NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Start Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream and Odds

    Representatives from the NHL 's non-playoff teams will gather in Toronto on Saturday night for the chance to land the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 6,110 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Date, Odds and Latest Regular-Season Standings

    The NHL draft lottery is expected to take place on April 29, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman , with a number of organizations hoping to strike gold and land the top pick in this year's draft...

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  20. NHL Draft 2017: Breaking Down Top Prospects in Draft Class

    There may not quite be a player the caliber of Connor McDavid , Jack Eichel , Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine available in the 2017 NHL draft, but teams picking near the top will have the chance at a potential cornerstone prospect...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 15,004 reads 0 comments

  21. 2017 NHL Mock Draft: Full Round 1 Projections for Every Team

    The 2017 NHL draft doesn't feature a prospect on the same level as the Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid or the Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews, the past two No. 1 overall picks...

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  22. NHL Draft 2017: Predicting Where Elite Talent Will Land in 1st-Round Mock Draft

    With the 2016-17 NHL regular season winding down, teams that have played their way out of playoff contention are turning their focus to June's draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 16,339 reads 0 comments

  23. Mark Streit Traded to Lightning; Flyers Acquire Valtteri Filppula, 2 Draft Picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers sent veteran defenseman Mark Streit to the Tampa Bay Lightning prior to Wednesday's NHL trade deadline in exchange for forward Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 2,549 reads 0 comments