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NHL Draft 2016: TV Schedule, Order and Mock Draft Predictions for Top Prospects

June 24th, 2016
One night after the NBA draft was the main event, the NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, will take center stage on Friday and Saturday.  If you aren't in upstate New York for the draft, here is how you can watch all of the action: In a draft class that is deep ...

2016 NHL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Order and Final Landing Spots for Top Prospects

June 24th, 2016
The NHL draft has considerably less buzz this year than it had last year when much-ballyhooed phenom Connor McDavid entered the league after a storied junior career in Canada. No. 2 pick Jack Eichel was nearly as celebrated as McDavid and would have been the No. 1 pick in just ...

Darren Kramer, NHL Prospect, Arrested at Disney World: Latest Details, Comments

June 23rd, 2016
Manitoba Moose left wing Darren Kramer was reportedly arrested at Disney World early Tuesday morning. According to Jill Coubrough of CBC News, Kramer "was tasered, arrested and charged for allegedly fighting a Florida police officer at Disney World. ... Kramer, 22, got into a fight with the officer while his friend ...

Loui Eriksson: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Free-Agent Forward

June 23rd, 2016
After two somewhat inconsistent seasons with the Boston Bruins, Loui Eriksson put together a solid 2015-16 campaign putting the 30-year-old in demand this summer on the free-agent market. Continue for updates. Report: Bruins, Eriksson 'Not Close' on New Deal Thursday, June 23 According to TVA Sport's Renaud Lavoie, it's likely the Bruins will be ...

P.K. Subban Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Canadiens Star

June 23rd, 2016
Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban signed an eight-year, $72 million contract with the team prior to the 2014-15 season. However, one of the league's most talented blueliners might not stay in Montreal for long.  Continue for updates. Subban Trade Reportedly Unlikely on Draft Night Friday, June 24 According to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun, it is ...

US Senator Richard Blumenthal Writes Letter to NHL Regarding CTE, Head Injuries

June 23rd, 2016
Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, imploring him and the league to bolster their efforts in raising awareness about the potential link between hockey and brain trauma.   Blumenthal released the letter Thursday. He cited prior comments Bettman made that seemed "dismissive" of chronic traumatic ...

2016 NHL Mock Draft: Final Projections for Rounds 1-3

June 23rd, 2016
The 2016 NHL draft is right around the corner, and excitement is building across all 30 teams. Fans of non-playoff teams are hoping for another key piece of the future—or a trade that lands their favorite team a bona fide NHL player. The top two players appear to be a lock, ...

NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Talk for 2016 Draft Picks and Prospects

June 23rd, 2016
The NHL draft is all about bringing an influx of young talent into the league that will help teams improve in both the short and long term. As teams consider which young players to draft Friday night and Saturday in Buffalo, New York, they will also consider trades. In some cases, ...

NHL Draft 2016: Start Time, Order, Prospects Guide and Mock Draft Predictions

June 23rd, 2016
Friday signals the start of the 2016 NHL draft from Buffalo, New York, as teams around the league are given the opportunity to acquire the game's next generation of stars.  The NHL draft is different than the other big three drafts in that there is a mixture of players who will ...

Keith Yandle to Panthers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

June 22nd, 2016
Veteran defenseman Keith Yandle reached an agreement Thursday with the Florida Panthers on a seven-year deal that will pay out a reported $6.35 million annually.  ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun first reported the news. Citing Yandle's agent, Jerry Buckley, freelance hockey scribe Jimmy Murphy confirmed the deal.  George Richards of the Miami Herald provided Panthers owner Doug ...