1. 2018 NHL Draft: Names to Know for Next Year's Prospects

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

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Tracking All Picks and Selections

    The United Center in Chicago plays host to the 2017 NHL draft, with the New Jersey Devils walking to the podium first at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. While the 2017 class doesn't boast a surefire No...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Talk for 2017 Draft Picks and Prospects

    A busy week around the National Hockey League, which has already featured the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft and the reveal of the new Adidas jerseys for all 31 teams, continues Friday night with the opening round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft...

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  11. NHL Draft 2017: 10 Bold Predictions for This Year's Event

    The power brokers of the NHL have packed up from Las Vegas after Wednesday's awards show and expansion draft...

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  12. NHL Draft 2017: Start Time, Order, Prospects Guide and Mock Draft Predictions

    The offseason moves quickly in the NHL . Less than two weeks after the Pittsburgh Penguins secured their second consecutive Stanley Cup, the NHL will hold its annual player draft...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 days ago 5,406 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Draft 2017: TV, Live Stream Schedule and 1st-Round Mock Draft Predictions

    The 2017 NHL draft kicks off Friday night in Chicago. The New Jersey Devils own the top overall pick after winning the lottery despite owning the fifth-best odds at just 8.5 percent...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 days ago 4,516 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Draft 2017: The Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects in This Year's Class

    The 2017 NHL draft is going to be stressful for general managers and scouts, but it should be compelling television...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 3 days ago 5,132 reads 0 comments

  15. 2017 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Top Prospects on the Rise

    There is no dominant No. 1 draft choice in the NHL this year. After Connor McDavid went with the No...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 days ago 7,264 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL Draft 2017: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Latest Mock Draft Predictions

    A furiously busy time in the offseason will undergo another prime event for player movement and news, as the league welcomes in its next batch of stars in the 2017 NHL draft...

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  17. NHL Trade Speculation: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The NHL has implemented a roster freeze from Saturday until 8 a.m. ET Thursday for the expansion draft. However, that hasn't put an end to trade speculation approaching the annual NHL draft on Friday and Saturday...

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  18. NHL Player Comparisons for the Projected Top 10 Prospects in the 2017 Draft

    You hear it in every sport, before every draft. "He compares favorably to..." Or "He reminds me of..." Or "He projects to be another..." Sometimes it's an apples-to-apples, bang-on comparison when all is said and done...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 4 days ago 7,430 reads 0 comments

  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 days ago 7,126 reads 0 comments

  23. 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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  24. 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...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 days ago 122,452 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 7 days ago 8,313 reads 0 comments