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...

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  2. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Dion Phaneuf, Matt Duchene and More

    The NHL draft is complete, and free agency is just around the corner. In the meantime, NHL teams approach each other about making moves on the trade front...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 3 days ago 2,061 reads 0 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. Derek Ryan Re-Signs with Hurricanes on 1-Year Contract

    The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday morning that center Derek Ryan has agreed to a one-year, $ 1.425 million contract, which will keep him with the club for a third season...

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  5. NHL Rumors: Buzz on Potential Matt Duchene Trade, Rangers and More

    It has already been a busy NHL offseason, and the free-agent market doesn't even officially open until Saturday...

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  6. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    The NHL 's annual free-agent market opens on Saturday. It's time to review the stocks of the notable unrestricted free-agent stars, such as Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks...

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  7. 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 4 days ago 3,006 reads 0 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 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...

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  11. Nico Hischier Is the 1st Swiss-Born Player to Ever Go No. 1 in the NHL Draft

    Fact: The New Jersey Devils selected Nico Hischier first overall in the 2017 NHL draft on Friday night, making him the first Swiss-born player to go No. 1...

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  12. Mike Comrie Will Not Face Rape Charges from Reported February Assault

    Former NHL center Mike Comrie won't face rape charges following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at his Los Angeles residence in February...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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 6 days ago 12,246 reads 0 comments

  15. 2017 NHL Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers of Round 1

    Most of the real action at Friday's NHL draft took place away from the podium at the United Center in Chicago...

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  16. 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 6 days ago 16,233 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 6 days ago 7,027 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 6 days ago 5,130 reads 0 comments

  19. Patrick Eaves Re-Signs with Anaheim Ducks on 3-Year Contract

    After being traded to the Anaheim Ducks in the middle of last season, Patrick Eaves has extended his stay with the team after agreeing to a new deal...

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  20. 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 6 days ago 7,058 reads 0 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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...

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  23. T.J. Oshie Re-Signs with Washington Capitals on 8-Year Contract

    The Washington Capitals announced Friday they agreed to an eight-year deal with T.J. Oshie . According to the team's release , the deal is worth $46 million. "T.J...

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  24. Artemi Panarin Traded to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad in Multi-Player Deal

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets completed a blockbuster trade Friday that sent forward Brandon Saad back to the Windy City in exchange for forward Artemi Panarin, the Blackhawks announced ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 days ago 21,165 reads 0 comments

  25. 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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