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Here’s the new first-round draft order
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A week ago, we released the full order of selections for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Well, some stuff has happened since. So here’s the new order for the first round, which will be selected Friday evening at United Center in Chicago: 1. New Jersey Devils

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Eberle hopes to re-establish chemistry with John Tavares
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Jordan Eberle believes the trade to the New York Islanders will provide him with a fresh start — and possibly the opportunity to play alongside John Tavares. In a blockbuster Thursday morning, the Oilers dealt Eberle to the Islanders for Ryan Strome. Back then, the draft-eligible Tavares was expected to go No. 1 overall in […]

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Trevor van Riemsdyk traded to Carolina after Vegas draft
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  Heading into the NHL expansion draft, Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee made two things clear: They were going to select a bunch of defensemen, and they were going to immediately start shipping many of them to other teams. On Thursday morning,

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Vegas sends Trevor van Riemsdyk to Hurricanes
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According to Frank Seravalli of TSN, the Vegas Golden Knights have sent defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes have since announced the deal. “As a right-handed defenseman, Trevor fills an immediate need in our lineup,” said Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis.

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Morning Skate: Will Leafs' Vegas side deal get them Colin Miller?
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There remains some question as to which Boston Bruins player will end up getting selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in Wednesday’s NHL expansion draft in Las Vegas, but the high probability is that it will be a defenseman, either Adam McQuaid or Colin Miller. If Vegas does end up making the pick for the player to […]

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Two key Panthers reportedly headed to Vegas Golden Knights
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The Florida Panthers raised eyebrows for allowing forwards Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith to be exposed to the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft, but at least they’d only lose one valuable scorer, right? In what might be the continuation of a front office overhaul that essentially is hitting the reset button on last year’s moves, […]

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Sharks lose defenseman in expansion draft
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SAN JOSE — The expansion draft came and went with the Sharks emerging relatively unscathed, losing a third-pairing defenseman to the NHL’s newest franchise. The Vegas Golden Knights plucked defenseman David Schlemko off the Sharks roster Wednesday, one of the 30 players they acquired in the expansion draft, which allowed them to select a single […]

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Penguins-Predators rematch scheduled for Oct. 7
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The Stanley Cup finalist Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators get another look at each other Oct. 7 in the 2017-18 schedule released by the league on Thursday. That game will be in Pittsburgh, and the teams will meet again Nov. 11 in Nashville. Hart Trophy winner Connor McDavid takes his Edmonton Oilers to Pittsburgh to […]

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NHL 18 Hands-on Impressions: Will NHL's New Mode Be EA's Answer to Rocket League?
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NHL 18 is grappling with the same issue a lot of hardcore sports sims are facing at the moment: getting fresh blood into a comparatively hardcore genre that is mostly saturated. But EA's hockey sim is going in a rather different direction from its peers. Where Madden 18 is featuring an ambitious new story mode, […]

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Best NHL expansion team ever? Vegas might have a case
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has repeatedly said he wants to win the Stanley Cup within the first six years of his new team’s existence. After Vegas came away with a jackpot from the expansion draft, Foley’s franchise goalie is even bolder. ”Let’s do it earlier,” Marc-Andre Fleury said Thursday. ”Why […]

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NHL Awards: Selke Trophy Needs A Better Representation
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The Selke Trophy is one of the most prestigious NHL Awards. But now it represents one thing: faceoff win percentages. Here's why it shouldn't.During the NHL Awards, one of the big trophies presented is the Frank J. Selke trophy.This trophy is a recognition of the best defensive f…

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Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
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CHICAGO (AP) The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas Golden Knights.

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