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. 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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  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 4 days ago 2,990 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...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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...

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  10. 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 5 days ago 16,213 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 5 days ago 7,012 reads 0 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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 5 days ago 7,046 reads 0 comments

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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 6 days ago 4,370 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 6 days ago 17,387 reads 0 comments

  18. 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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  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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 8 days ago 7,532 reads 0 comments

  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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...

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