Tag Archives: NHL Draft

How Trouba fell into Gorton’s lap

It never made any sense from the beginning. When the Rangers announced the trade last night for Jacob Trouba, the return the Winnipeg Jets got was for a better description, severely lacking. So, how did they only wind up with … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko is lighting up the Worlds

The World Championships is only two days old. Already, Kaapo Kakko is taking it by storm. The projected number two pick has scored five goals in two Finland wins. He followed up a two goal performance in a 3-1 Suomi … Continue reading

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Devils and Rangers have fun on Twitter

It’s rare that the Devils and Rangers have something in common. But with both local teams having the first two picks in the upcoming NHL Draft, their attention is focused on June 20 along with fans. New Jersey has the … Continue reading

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Rangers had luck on their side in Lottery

For a team that’s never had the first pick in any NHL Draft, the Rangers finally had one go their way last night. Even though they didn’t win the first overall pick in the Lottery drawing, luck was on their … Continue reading

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The Hudson Rivalry is back!

I gotta admit to something. Being sick plays tricks with you. I have a really bad cold right now. It definitely didn’t help watching the way over hyped and overly dragged out NHL Draft Lottery in Toronto. I had just … Continue reading

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Rangers hoping to punch their ticket

Tonight at 8 PM, the NHL Draft Lottery takes place in Toronto. The festivities can be seen on NBCSN. Fifteen teams that missed the playoffs will all have a chance to win it. Of course, the higher you are, the … Continue reading

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Is signing Adam Fox the right move?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Adam Fox. A 21-year old defenseman who won’t be signing with Carolina after being a throw in as part of a good trade between the Hurricanes and Flames. Basically, it was two … Continue reading

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The Hughes/Kakko Lottery Race

As I’ve stated repeatedly on this blog, I’m not a fan of tanking. That’s for losers. Sure. It helps your team’s odds in a highly anticipated NHL Draft Lottery like this year’s crop which features Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. … Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Rangers go heavy on D, pass up Wilde for 17-year old goalie Lindbom

Day Two of the NHL Draft was mostly about defense for the Rangers. Of the six players selected, four were D meaning that the team totaled six blueliners over the two days. Six of the ten picks are D. While … Continue reading

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Rangers pass on Wahlstrom to take Kravtsov ninth overall, trade up for K’Andre Miller and grab Nils Lundkvist in wild first round

The first round of the NHL Draft was completed Friday night in Dallas. It marked the first time they hosted one. Maybe it should be the only instance with some unruly fans booing commissioner Gary Bettman as he spoke about … Continue reading

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