Category Archives: NHL Draft

Most deserving team, Sabres win NHL Lottery

Finally, logic prevailed. I know I wasn’t alone in thinking it was gonna happen again. Especially when Carolina moved all the way up into the top three along with the Montreal. When NHL Deputy Commish Bill Daly revealed picks three … Continue reading

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Rangers drop to nine in rigged NHL Lottery

I haven’t said anything on the new NHL Lottery format. That’s because it’s so ridiculous, I have nothing to say without expletives. 🤬 So, only this league and its idiotic TV partner could turn a simple lottery into a three … Continue reading

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Georgiev impresses in debut for Rangers, Brady Tkachuk is my 2018 Draft Target

I have to be honest. It’s hard to get used to this again. When the team has had so much success since ‘05-06, it’s not easy to watch the Rangers lose regularly. They dropped their fifth in a row on … Continue reading

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Devils’ draft has a Euro-feel to it

Somewhat surprisingly, the Devils made few moves on day two of the draft – which came and went yesterday with only one trade for the Devils – and that was a trade down to move out of the sixth round … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Recap: Rangers grab Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil, Sabres take Casey Mittlestadt, Islanders trade Hamonic to Flames

New Post: The 2017 NHL Draft had its share of big trades. Plus interesting picks for Rangers and Sabres.

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Devils pick Nico Hischier #1 overall

After nearly two months of speculation, rumors and hype – finally it was time for Ray Shero and the Devils to choose between Nico or Nolan.  Although the initial pre-draft hype had Wheat Kings center Nolan Patrick being the top-rated … Continue reading

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Devils win lottery that shocks the NHL

Well I can safely say I didn’t see THIS coming. In the most unpredictable draft lottery in history, none of the bottom three teams stayed in the top three draft slots after the NHL’s trio of lotteries and it was … Continue reading

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Rangers draft six and acquire Nick Holden, uncertain future remains

The Rangers did okay with their six draft picks going for 2 D, 3 F and a goalie. But what exactly is the plan to improve the team? Continue reading

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Devils complete draft weekend with ten additions

Going into this weekend’s draft the Devils had nine picks for the seven rounds of the NHL draft, and after yesterday’s minor trade down with Ottawa they added a tenth pick.  After all the speculation on what the Devils would … Continue reading

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Devils trade down, select McLeod at 12

After Day One of the NHL Draft, there were no surprise moves from GM Ray Shero – yet.  With six rounds (and nine picks for the Devils) left today and free agent ‘interviews’ starting at midnight this morning, there should be more … Continue reading

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