1. Dylan Strome of Arizona Coyotes No. 3 Pick in 2015 NHL Draft

    Dozens of children played ball hockey on the concrete floor of Gila River Arena on Friday, and about 4,000 fans filled one side of the lower level waiting to see how many pieces the ...

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  2. Trades Involving Goaltenders Drastically Alters Landscape of the NHL

    As disappointing as Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray was to trade goalie Robin Lehner to another team in the Atlantic Division on Friday, he appeared to feel better about ...

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  3. NHL Draft Grades 2015: Final Report Card for Every Team

    The NHL draft is over for another year, and it's time to begin the discussion about winners and losers. It's impossible to know of course; a reasonable time line for judgement is five years, and even then college kids and late bloomers can surprise...

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  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: Top 3 Reasons Why No. 4 Pick Mitch Marner Was a Good One

    Mitch Marner may not be a strapping 6'4", 225-pound centre. What he is, though, is a highly skilled forward who can play at centre or on the wing. Instantly, he becomes the most talented prospect in the Toronto Maple Leafs ' stable of prospects...

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  5. Stan Bowman Passing Test of Patience While Waiting for Trades to Blossom

    Stan Bowman wore a "what, me worry?" look on his face moments after the 2015 NHL draft ended without the Blackhawks general manager having cleared significant space under the league's salary cap...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 57 reads 0 comments

  6. Draft Day Trades Bring New Faces to Carolina

    With the amount of picks to be made and the rumor mill churning, the second day of the 2015 NHL Draft promised to be eventful. The Carolina Hurricanes ensured as much, making a pair of trades before midday...

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  7. Despite Proving He Can Still Play, Scott Gomez Looking for a Job Again

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  8. Rumblings: Ducks Aren't Done After Making Shrewd Deals

    The Anaheim Ducks stole the show Saturday as the NHL draft wrapped up, making a pair of trades and signaling that they're not quite done, either...

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  9. GM Benning Will 'Continue to Explore Options' for Trade Involving Kevin Bieksa

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  10. Stock Watch for Top 2015 NHL Free Agents: Post-Draft Edition

    Prior to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, we ranked the stock of the NHL 's top potential free agents . With the 2015 NHL draft now history, the opening date for free agency (July 1) is fast approaching...

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  11. Flyers Aid Cap Dealing Grossmann, Pronger to Coyotes for Sam Gagner

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  12. Rumblings: Stars Want Goalie Timeshare with Lehtonen and Niemi

    The fact of the matter is, the Dallas Stars missed the playoffs last season because they didn't have a good enough backup to Kari Lehtonen, who himself needed to be better...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  13. Coyotes Stock Up on Forwards During Day 2 of NHL Draft

    The Coyotes certainly were gauging the trade market while on the NHL draft floor, but they weren't able to strike a deal that would impact their roster for next season before the draft concluded...

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  14. Minnesota Gave Devan Dubnyk a Sweet Deal

    Devan Dubnyk was incredibly valuable in getting Minnesota to the post-season. Apparently, that value was six more years of service for a grand total of $26 million...

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  15. Hagelin Trade Is All About Keeping Up — Literally — with the NHL's Elite

    To hear Bob Murray explain it, acquiring Carl Hagelin from the Rangers was his way of keeping up with the NHL 's top teams...

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  16. Gibson Trade Rumors Leave Ducks GM Muttering Profanities

    It only seemed natural to wonder if the Anaheim Ducks ' acquisition of Anton Khudobin would be the precursor to another goalie move, but apparently that's not the case...

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  17. Ranking the Best Moves Involving Goalies During 2015 NHL Draft Weekend

    Trades were to be expected during the NHL draft weekend in Sunrise, Florida, but few probably expected this many goaltenders to change teams over the past two days...

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  18. Carolina Hurricanes Capitalize Beautifully with Lack, Wisniewski Acquisitions

    Ron Francis and the Carolina Hurricanes converted two mediocre draft picks into a goaltender upgrade and a top-pairing defenseman during Saturday's NHL draft...

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  19. Devan Dubnyk, Wild Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Minnesota Wild have locked down their new franchise goaltender, Devan Dubnyk , to what sources are telling ESPN's Pierre LeBrun is a six-year, $26 million deal...

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  20. Sam Gagner to Flyers: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    According to Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall , his team has acquired center Sam Gagner from the Arizona Coyotes for defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger...

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  21. Stars Going Experience-Heavy in Net

    SUNRISE, Fla. – Dallas general manager Jim Nill found a fascinating way to supplement Dallas Stars 'unquestioned' starting goaltender Kari Lehtonen -- acquire another starter in Antti Niemi...

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  22. Florida Panthers Make Seven Selections on Day Two of 2015 NHL Draft

    SUNRISE, Fla – On day two of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center, the Florida Panthers selected seven players: four forwards, one defenseman and two goaltenders...

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  23. Flyers Acquire Former Top Pick Gagner from 'Yotes

    The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 5-11, 202 lb C Sam Gagner and a conditional 2016 or 2017 draft pick from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for D Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of D Chris Pronger, according to general manager Ron Hextall...

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  24. 2015 NHL Draft Results: Team-by-Team Grades for Notable Picks

    Teams currently in a rebuilding phase were focused on the 2015 NHL draft for more than a year. The presence of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel created a not-so-subtle race to the bottom for the hope of landing one of the two franchise centers...

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  25. Blackhawks Acquire Ryan Haggerty from Rangers

    The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have acquired forward Ryan Haggerty from the New York Rangers in exchange for goaltender Antti Raanta...

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