1. Ranking the Top 10 NHL Prospect Pools After the 2017 Draft

    NHL teams have been stocking prospect cupboards for 100 years and it remains a staple of success. In fact, procurement of youngsters is even more important in the salary-cap era, when players are being lost to free agency or trade every summer...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 26 days ago 17,676 reads 0 comments

  2. 2017 NHL Draft Picks Most Likely to Have an Immediate Impact

    In the NHL , the draft works differently from most other major sports. When a player is selected, his development path will usually take another year or two—or more—before he finally gets a chance to earn a roster spot at hockey's top level...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 27 days ago 7,550 reads 0 comments

  3. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Full Grade Review for Each Franchise

    The NHL draft had more of a long-term feel to it in 2017 than it had in previous years. While there were a number of outstanding prospects, it's not likely any of those players are going to overwhelm the league with dazzling play in 2017-18...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 28 days ago 3,305 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Draft 2017: Team-by-Team Results, Grades and Analysis

    Several teams significantly altered their futures Friday and Saturday by virtue of their selections in the 2017 NHL draft, held in Chicago...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 28 days ago 14,366 reads 0 comments

  5. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Team-by-Team Grades for Notable Picks

    The 2017 NHL draft did not have the hype it carried in either of the last two years. While those drafts featured Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews, two superstar players who ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 29 days ago 135,114 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Draft 2017 Order: Day 2 Selection List, TV Schedule and Day 1 Results

    With the league-wide trade freeze lifted, a movement frenzy has commenced amid the welcoming of future stars at the 2017 NHL draft...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 29 days ago 2,265 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Draft 2017: Day 2 TV, Live-Stream Schedule, Order and Predictions

    Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick headlined the first round of the NHL draft on Friday evening at the United Center in Chicago, but the attention will shift to some less heralded prospects ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 2,911 reads 0 comments

  8. 2018 NHL Draft: Names to Know Among Next Year's Prospects

    As soon as the 2017 NHL draft is over Saturday night, NHL teams will begin preparation for the next one. The first ranking often has little in common with the final one before each season's draft, but it's a starting point...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 29 days ago 15,097 reads 0 comments

  9. Flyers Trade Brayden Schenn to Blues for Jori Lehtera, 2 Draft Picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers traded center Brayden Schenn to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for center Jori Lehtera, the 27th pick in Friday's draft and a conditional first-round pick in next year's draft...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 16,587 reads 0 comments

  10. Red Wings Select Michael Rasmussen in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Detroit Red Wings saw their incredible streak of 25 straight playoff seasons come to an end in 2016-17 but have their eyes on a future streak after selecting center Michael Rasmussen of the Tri-City Americans with the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 7,295 reads 0 comments

  11. Cody Glass Becomes 1st Pick by Vegas Golden Knights in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Vegas Golden Knights have their first rookie draft pick. Vegas selected center Cody Glass of the Portland Winterhawks during Thursday's draft in Chicago with the No. 6 overall pick...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 5,223 reads 0 comments

  12. Nolan Patrick Picked No. 2 Overall by Philadelphia Flyers in 2017 NHL Draft

    The Philadelphia Flyers landed a potential franchise player Friday, as they selected center Nolan Patrick with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 29 days ago 7,191 reads 0 comments

  13. Nico Hischier Selected No. 1 Overall by New Jersey Devils in 2017 NHL Draft

    The New Jersey Devils selected Halifax Mooseheads center Nico Hischier on Friday night with the first overall selection in the 2017 NHL draft at the United Center in Chicago...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 29 days ago 5,005 reads 0 comments

  14. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Tracking All Picks and Selections

    The United Center in Chicago played host to the 2017 NHL draft, with the New Jersey Devils walking to the podium first and selecting Halifax's Nico Hischier. While the 2017 class didn't boast a surefire No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 30 days ago 36,917 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Draft 2017: TV Schedule, Order and Mock Draft Predictions for Top Prospects

    The future of the NHL will be altered on Friday and Saturday when the league's 31 teams make their selections in the 2017 NHL draft...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 30 days ago 4,405 reads 0 comments

  16. 2017 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Order and Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

    The serious business of building a winning team is an ongoing process. The first step toward doing so for 2017-18 takes place Friday night, when the NHL holds its annual draft at the United Center in Chicago...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 30 days ago 17,446 reads 0 comments