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 27 days ago 17,939 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 28 days ago 7,559 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 29 days ago 3,308 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 29 days ago 14,377 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 1 month ago 135,255 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 1 month ago 2,266 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 1 month 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 1 month ago 15,183 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 1 month ago 16,591 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 1 month ago 7,300 reads 0 comments