NHL draft 2017: First-round picks, scouting reports - USA TODAY
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USA TODAYNHL draft 2017: First-round picks, scouting reportsUSA TODAYYet he's still very slight and will need to pack on another 20 pounds of muscle to be NHL-ready. Huge upside and his hockey sense is off the charts. Pressures d-men into turnovers often. Anticipates very well and goes where the puck is going to be ...and more
NHL Draft 2017: Philadelphia Flyers select Nolan Patrick with No. 2 overall pick - Broad Street Hockey (blog)
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Broad Street Hockey (blog)NHL Draft 2017: Philadelphia Flyers select Nolan Patrick with No. 2 overall pickBroad Street Hockey (blog)CHICAGO — With the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, there were no real surprises. The New Jersey Devils held on to the first pick and took Nico Hischier, and the Flyers indeed held onto the second pick and took Nolan Patrick.NHL Draft profile — Nolan PatrickNBCSports.comNolan Patrick goes to Flyers with No. 2 pick in DraftNHL.comParade of forwards at top of NHL dra
College hockey: Illinois participates in NHL-funded hockey study, evaluates adding varsity hockey
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CHICAGO, IL – The University of Illinois will partner with the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) to evaluate the possible addition of hockey as a varsity sport. In an effort to support the growth of collegiate ...
Marian Hossa allergic to his own equipment, may have to retire from NHL - MLive.com
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MLive.comMarian Hossa allergic to his own equipment, may have to retire from NHLMLive.com... have played his last NHL game. The Chicago Blackhawks right wing will at least miss the 2017-18 season, as it was announced Wednesday that he's suffering from a skin disorder, which is being caused by an allergic reaction to his own hockey equipment.and more
NHL needs culture change to eliminate casual slashing - The Hockey News
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The Hockey NewsNHL needs culture change to eliminate casual slashingThe Hockey NewsNow he's the NHL executive vice-president and director of hockey operations, which oversees the league's officials, and he's a non-voting member as co-chair of the competition committee. During committee discussions, he says, he likes to look at the
National hockey team all pumped up after qualifying for W-Cup
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We can expect another tough time from them in the semi-finals,” said national coach Stephen van Huizen ... next year’s World Cup and reaching the semi-finals of the World Hockey League Semi-Finals for the first time,” said Stephen.
John Buccigross: Here's where Cawlidge Hawkey should add Division I teams - ESPN
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ESPNJohn Buccigross: Here's where Cawlidge Hawkey should add Division I teamsESPNThe NHL will announce on Friday -- during NHL Draft weekend festivities in Chicago, which also hosted the Frozen Four this past April -- that the league will sponsor studies at five U.S. colleges to examine the feasibility of adding a Division I hockey ...NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey programWashington PostCollege hockey: Illinois participates in NHL-funded hockey study, evaluates adding var
Ryan Reaves traded to Penguins by Blues
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Ryan Reaves was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins by the St. Louis Blues on Friday for the No. 31 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas and forward Oskar Sundqvist. With the final pick of the first round, St. Louis selected forward Klim Kostin.
NHL to sponsor studies to explore establishing future D-I hockey programs
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CHICAGO --NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced on Friday that the League and the NHL Players' Association will sponsor feasibility studies to explore establishing future NCAA Division 1 college hockey programs on campuses across the United States.
NHL funded hockey study coming to Champaign - IllinoisHomePage.net
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IllinoisHomePage.netNHL funded hockey study coming to ChampaignIllinoisHomePage.netCHICAGO -- The National Hockey League is funding several feasibility studies at college campuses across the country to see if they could support a varsity hockey team. First on the list, Illinois. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced the initiative ...
NHL Draft 2017: Start time, TV channel, order of selection and how to watch online - Broad Street Hockey (blog)
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Broad Street Hockey (blog)NHL Draft 2017: Start time, TV channel, order of selection and how to watch onlineBroad Street Hockey (blog)The New Jersey Devils won the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery and moved up to the No. 1 overall pick. The Philadelphia Flyers jumped the most spots in NHL Draft Lottery history when they moved from 13th to the No. 2 overall pick in a draft that's widely ...Parade of forwards at top of NHL draftABC News2017 NHL draft: Pick-by-pick analysisToronto SunDevils Take Nico His
Nico Hischier wins E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence
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CHICAGO -- Halifax center Nico Hischier, chosen No. 1 by the New Jersey Devils in the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas, will receive the E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence at United Center on Saturday. The award, presented by NHL Central Scouting in honor ...
Cody Glass first pick made by Golden Knights
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CHICAGO --Cody Glass was the first selection of the Vegas Golden Knights, at No. 6 in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas on Friday. "Moving forward, I think they'll have a good team," the center said at United Center. "I'm really ...
Panthers rock the red with selection of winger in first round of NHL Draft - Miami Herald
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Miami HeraldPanthers rock the red with selection of winger in first round of NHL DraftMiami HeraldA few minutes after the Panthers selected right wing Owen Tippett with the 10th pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night, Tippett talked about the moment general manager Dale Tallon said his name at the United Center podium. “There are no words to ...Panthers Select Owen Tippett in First Round of 2017 NHL DraftNBC 6 South Floridaall 19 news articles
NHL Draft preview: Jake Leschyshyn has benefitted from fatherly advice given by his ex-NHLer dad Curtis - Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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Saskatoon StarPhoenixNHL Draft preview: Jake Leschyshyn has benefitted from fatherly advice given by his ex-NHLer dad CurtisSaskatoon StarPhoenixYou would think being picked by Colorado or Ottawa or even Carolina — where dad Curtis played most of his NHL seasons — would have more sentimental value to Jake, but that's not the case for a young hockey player, still a teenager, who would just be
2017 NHL draft: How to watch on TV, online - Second City Hockey
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Second City Hockey2017 NHL draft: How to watch on TV, onlineSecond City HockeyThe New Jersey Devils won the NHL lottery and are predicted to selected either Swiss forward Nico Hischier of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Halifax Mooseheads or Canadian forward Nolan Patrick of the Western Hockey League's Brandon
Reaction: Is Division-I hockey coming to Illinois Fighting Illini?
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CHICAGO, IL – The University of Illinois will partner with the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) to evaluate the possible addition of hockey as a varsity sport. In an effort to support the growth of collegiate ...
Artemi Panarin 'dynamic' addition to Blue Jackets
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CHICAGO --The Columbus Blue Jackets entered the offseason seeking a dangerous scoring forward. They found their guy in Artemi Panarin, but he didn't come cheap. The Blue Jackets acquired Panarin on Friday with forward Tyler Motte and a sixth-round pick (No ...
Blackhawks giving back to community with new practice facility
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CHICAGO-- A couple blocks south of United Center, there's a sleek new building with windows that glimmer in the morning sun. Inside, construction crews continue working on the Chicago Blackhawks Community Ice Arena, a $65 million project nearly two years ...
Taylor Hall: Expectations vs. Reality
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On June 29th, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero pulled off a blockbuster move that sent defenseman Adam Larsson to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Taylor Hall. The general consensus amongst those in the Devils community feel that the move was a necessary one and will play a role in bringing Jersey’s
2017 NHL Draft: Flyers Pick Morgan Frost #27 Overall
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With the 27th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Philadelphia Flyers Have Selected Morgan Frost From the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the OHL. About Morgan Frost Morgan Frost was the pick selected by the Flyers after swapping selections with the St. Louis Blues. He’s a left-shooting, 6 foot 170 pound center from Barrie, Ontario. […]
2017 NHL Draft: Blackhawks Pick Henri Jokiharju #29 Overall
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With the 29th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Chicago Blackhawks Have Selected Henri Jokiharju From the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL. About Henri Jokiharju Jokiharju is a 6 foot, 170 pound right shooting defenseman — a position coveted in the NHL these days. He is originally from Finland and is a naturally gifted puck-mover. […]
2017 NHL Draft: Coyotes Pick Pierre-Olivier Joseph #23 Overall
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With the 23rd Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Arizona Coyotes Have Selected Pierre-Olivier Joseph From the Charlottetown Islanders in the (QMJHL) About Pierre-Olivier Joseph Joseph is the classic case of a defensive prospect that needs to mature but has all the elements to be an excellent defenseman in the NHL. He has outstanding hockey sense […]
Rising Sons: Family Relations at 2017 NHL Entry Draft
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Nolan Patrick is one of the prized jewels of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. But as the captain of the Brandon Wheat Kings is welcomed into the National Hockey League family, he is already quite familiar with it. His dad Steve played 250 NHL games with Buffalo, Quebec and the New York Rangers. And his uncle James was a standout defenseman who played 1280 NHL games with four teams. Nolan was
How will NCAA connections fare at the 2017 NHL Draft?
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A year ago in Buffalo, it was a banner day for college hockey at the NHL Draft. This year will be proof just how different draft classes can be from year to year. Possibly related: NHL Central Scouting’s mid-term rankings have NCAA connections aplenty Plenty of NCAA flavor on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for ’14 draft NCAA Schools Fare Well at NHL Draft
Draft Lottery Losers – April 29, 2017
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As if Canucks fans needed yet another kick below the belt, they've found a way to lose the NHL Draft Lottery. Matt Lee and Adam Ovenell-Carter with live reaction, who the Canucks should take at five, and the soul crushing feeling that is being a Canucks fan.
Tryamkin Out – April 20, 2017
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Nikita Tryamkin is going back to Russia. Jordan Bateman joins Matt Lee to talk about the blueliner's sudden departure from the Vancouver Canucks and what it means for the defense next season. Plus, head coaching speculation and lottery talk.
Tanks For The Memories – April 10, 2017
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29th! 29th! 29th! Matt, Adam, and Chris recap the Canucks' historic 0-8-0 collapse to end the regular season and secure the second-best odds for the NHL Draft Lottery. They also discuss what needs to be done over the offseason going into what will be another tough 2017-18 season.
#TeamTankForever – April 3, 2017
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Matt and Adam discuss the Canucks' failings at home - they're 0-8-3 in their last 11 - and make a case for exposing Brandon Sutter in the upcoming Expansion Draft.
My Client, Brock Boeser – March 27, 2017
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Boeser-mania! The Canucks have inked their prized prospect who made a splash in his home state of Minnesota. Plus, Matt chats with Grant McCagg with recrutes.ca to discuss the Canucks' other kids and look towards the '17 Draft.
Nico Hischier selected by Devils with top pick of 2017 Draft
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CHICAGO -- Nico Hischier couldn't find the words to express how he felt about becoming the highest-drafted Switzerland-born player in history when chosen No. 1 by the New Jersey Devils at the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas at United Center on Friday.
Nolan Patrick goes to Flyers with No. 2 pick in Draft
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CHICAGO -- Center Nolan Patrick is ready to put this season behind him and focus on his future with the Philadelphia Flyers after they selected him with the No. 2 pick of the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas on Friday. Patrick (6-foot-2, 198 pounds) was ...
Cody Glass, Nick Suzuki, Erik Brannstrom part of Golden Knights' future
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CHICAGO -- Cody Glass has been to Las Vegas once before. He was 10 years old, playing for a team called the Junior Steelers in a summer tournament at a community rink. He walked The Strip, looked at the lights, felt the heat and thought it was nothing like ...
Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane surprise fans, make Blackhawks pick
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The Chicago Blackhawks added a little hometown flair to the 2017 NHL Draft presented by adidas by surprising the crowd with a couple of familiar faces. When general manager Stan Bowman approached the microphone to make the No. 29 pick, he stopped short ...
Sydor Highlights
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After his 18 solid NHL seasons, having played in 1,291 games, scoring 98 goals, and having 408 assists, Darryl Sydor has announced his retirement from the game and has taken a job as the assistant coach to the Minnesota Wild's AHL team, the Houston Aeros.Having played with 6 teams, Sydor has definitely had some great moments. Check out his Career Retrospective in photos.
Top Free Agents
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I don't know about anyone else but I'm not very happy with this years free agency. First of all, it seems like teams aren't backing their players like they have in the past. The prime example being Sergei Gonchar. Prior to Gonchar signing with the Sens I read dozes of articles on why the Penguins should not re-sign him for next season. The main reason being age/retirement during the set contract.Gonchar has been with the Penguins for the past 5 seasons and has definitely shown what he brings
Seven college players or recruits selected in first round of 2017 NHL Draft
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Cale Makar, who's scheduled to join Massachusetts in the fall, was picked fourth by the Colorado Avalanche. Possibly related: Led by two from Notre Dame, 50 college players or recruits selected on second day of 2016 NHL Draft Record-tying 11 college players or recruits taken in first round of 2016 NHL Draft Second round opens floodgates for college players, recruits in 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Fund from NHL, NHLPA will assist schools interested in exploring adding Division I hockey
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The NHL and NHLPA are contributing to a fund for schools that want to investigate the potential to add hockey, the groups and College Hockey Inc. announced Friday. Possibly related: St. Anselm exploring opportunities at Division III level Atlantic Hockey talking with four schools interested in joining, commissioner says Report: Former NHLPA Chief Kelly Hired to Run College Hockey Inc.
2017 NHL Draft: Canadiens Pick Ryan Poehling #25 Overall
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With the 25th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Montreal Canadiens Have Selected Ryan Poehling From the St. Cloud State Huskies in the NCAA. About Ryan Poehling At 6 foot 2 and 183 pounds Poehling is a big, 17-year-old freshman from St. Cloud State University. Being that young and playing in the NCAA is a rare […]
2017 NHL Draft: Predators Pick Eeli Tolvanen #30 Overall
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With the 30th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Nashville Predators Have Selected Eeli Tolvanen From the Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL. About Eeli Tolvanen Eeli Tolvanen is one of the better players coming out of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Projected by experts to be taken in the top-15 and considered by […]