NHL Draft

OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 04: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders carries the puck hard around the net with Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators checking him closely during a game on November 4, 2010 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

NHL Talking Points: Ovi’s Cup, Daniel Alfredsson, Tavares rumors and more

Simon Vacca
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2018 NHL mock draft: Eastern Conference teams

2018 NHL mock draft: Western Conference teams

Boston University’s new coach leaves Brady Tkachuk with tough decision

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NHL mock draft: How all-time greats fit 2018 needs

Dave Stevenson
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: Doug Weight of the New York Islanders looks on from the bench during his first game as head coach against the Dallas Stars as John Tavares #91 waits to enter the game at the Barclays Center on January 19, 2017 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

Snow, Weight out; Lamoriello at GM. Is that it for Tavares and the Islanders?

Simon Vacca
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Russian SKA St. Petersburg winger, Ilya Kovalchuk leaves the ice a after pregame warm up on April 2, 2018 in Moscow.The former New Jersey Devils forward declared his intentions to return to the National Hockey League (NHL) after five seasons in Russia, as SKA St. Petersburg was eliminated from the Kontinental Hockey Leagues (KHL) playoffs. Ilya Kovalchuk reached his 35th birthday on April 15, which changed his status in the NHL and allowed him to negotiate and agree to terms with any NHL team as a free agent, local media reported. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NHL Talking Points: Leafs’ defensemen, Kovalchuk, Stanley Cup and more

Simon Vacca
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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 1: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) Rasmus Dahlin attends the Top Prospects Media Availability at the NHL Scouting Combine on June 1, 2018 at HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

Get excited, Sabres fans: Rasmus Dahlin looked great at the NHL Combine

Derek Grochowski
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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA - SEPTEMBER 28: Sampo Ranta #8 of the Sioux City Musketeers skates during the game against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders on Day 1 of the USHL Fall Classic at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex on September 28, 2017 in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

5 prospects in 2018 NHL Draft who will be big steals

Nick McAdam
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BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 28: Rasmus Dahlin

Highlights from 2018 NHL Combine: Rasmus Dahlin and more

C.L. Kohuss
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SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 26: Kyle Dubas Assistant General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs talks on the phone as President Brendan Shanahan looks on during the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 players Toronto Maple Leafs should target in 2018 NHL Draft

Jeff Langridge
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BOSTON, MA - MARCH 17: Boston University Terriers forward Brady Tkachuk (27) hoists the Lou Lamoniello Trophy after the Hockey East championship game between the Boston University Terriers and the Providence College Friars on March 18, 2018, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Terriers defeated the Friars 2-0. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Top 5 winger prospects in 2018 NHL Draft

Nick McAdam
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BOISBRIAND, QC - OCTOBER 27: Goaltender Olivier Rodrigue #33 of the Drummondville Voltigeurs protects his net against the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada during the QMJHL game at Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau on October 27, 2017 in Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada. The Blainville-Boisbriand Armada defeated the Drummondville Voltigeurs 2-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Top 5 goalie prospects in 2018 NHL Draft

Nick McAdam
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TAMPA BAY, FL - MAY 23:Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) poses with the Prince of Wales Trophy after Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

NHL Talking Points: Kessel, Kane’s contract, Stanley Cup Final and more

Simon Vacca
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TORONTO, ON - APRIL 27: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been altered at the request of the Toronto Maple Leafs.): The 2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs pose for their official NHL Team Photo at the Air Canada Centre on April 27, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images)

5 moves the Maple Leafs can make to get back to the playoffs

Simon Vacca
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BUFFALO, NY - JUNE 25: Head coach Mike Babcock speaks to general manager Lou Lamoriello during the 2016 NHL Draft at First Niagara Center on June 25, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

NHL Talking Points: Babcock’s meetings, BU’s Quinn, Lamoriello and more

Simon Vacca
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DENVER, CO - APRIL 16: Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon

5 moves the Avalanche can make to get back to the playoffs

Elizabeth Lovato
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SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 26: Kyle Dubas and Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs attend the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

10 issues Kyle Dubas will have to address as Maple Leafs’ new GM

Simon Vacca
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 4: Rasmus Dahlin

2018 NHL mock draft: Rasmus Dahlin goes to Sabres

Matt Verderame
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PLYMOUTH, MI - FEBRUARY 16: Andrei Svechnikov #7 of the Russian Nationals controls the puck in front of Jack Hughes #43 of the USA Nationals during the 2018 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament game at USA Hockey Arena on February 16, 2018 in Plymouth, Michigan. USA defeated Russia 5-4. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)*** Local Caption *** Andrei Svechnikov; Jack Hughes

2018 NHL mock draft: Post-NHL draft lottery

Derek Grochowski
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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 5: Rasmus Dahlin #8 of Sweden in play against Canada during the Gold medal game of the IIHF World Junior Championship at KeyBank Center on January 5, 2018 in Buffalo, New York. Canada beat Sweden 3-1. (Photo by Kevin Hoffman/Getty Images)

Is there any chance the Buffalo Sabres pass on Rasmus Dahlin at No. 1 overall?

Luke Armstrong
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TORONTO, ON - APRIL 28: NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly poses with Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill after the Buffalo Sabres won the first overall pick during the NHL Draft Lottery at the CBC Studios on April 28, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images)

NHL Draft Lottery update: Picks 1-15 set for 2018 NHL Draft

Derek Grochowski
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MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 26: Rasmus Dahlin

Who is Rasmus Dahlin?

C.L. Kohuss
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BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Buffalo Sabres fans cheer during an NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on February 17, 2018 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Congratulations, Sabres fans, you finally won something during the playoffs

David Rouben
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TORONTO, ON - APRIL 29: NHL official loads the lottery ball machine during the NHL Draft Lottery at the CBC Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on April 29, 2017. (Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images)

Everything you need to know about the NHL Draft Lottery

Michelle Bruton
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TORONTO, ON - APRIL 29: NHL official loads the lottery ball machine during the NHL Draft Lottery at the CBC Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on April 29, 2017. (Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images)

When is the 2018 NHL Draft Lottery? Who will win the top spot in the draft?

Derek Grochowski
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BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 5: Brady Tkachuk

NHL Central Scouting final report has Brady Tkachuk-sized problem

Derek Grochowski
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GUELPH, ON - JANUARY 25: Andrei Svechnikov

NHL Top prospects game: Who hurt, helped stock?

Derek Grochowski
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