Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are the consensus top two picks in fantasy hockey league drafts that consist of the following standard scoring setup: Goals, Assists, Plus/Minus, Penalty Minutes, Power-play points, Shots on goal. Two of theScore's NHL News Editors, Josh Wegman and Sean O'Leary, will state their case for who they think should be […]
Connor McDavid is the consensus No. 1 pick in fantasy hockey drafts, but there's a serious case to be made for Brent Burns being worthy of the top pick, regardless of the format. Here are three of the strongest arguments for taking Burns first: Forward production from a defenseman Over the past two seasons, Burns […]
Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine. Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick. History shows the top two picks to pan out and enjoy long, successful, even Hall of Fame careers.
VOORHEES, N.J. — Morgan Frost was teeming with nerves. The Flyers had just called his name on the night of the NHL draft, so emotions were running wild as he made his way to the spectacle's forefront at the United Center. "It was pretty crazy," Frost said last week. "Walking up the stage, I thought […]
NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils have signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract for salary and performance bonuses.The Devils said Saturday that Hischier will have an average salary of $925,000.The 18
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract for salary and performance bonuses. The Devils said Saturday that Hischier will have an average salary of $925,000.
The Dallas Stars announced on Saturday that they have signed their first-round pick, 17-year-old defenseman Miro Heiskanen, to a three-year entry level contract. The Stars were in a position to pick him after moving up four spots in the NHL draft lottery. The obvious long-term goal for the Stars is for Heiskanen, a left-handed shot […]
After a dismal 2016-17 NHL season, Ken Holland and the Detroit Red Wings possessed a tremendous opportunity to utilize their highest first round draft pick since 1991, and to put it mildly, they may have completely blown it. The above statement is not a personal attack or critique of Michael Rasmussen, who ranked anywhere from […]
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto was selected by the Edmonton Oilers No. 22 overall in the NHL Draft on Friday at the United Center in Chicago. Oilers President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli made the announcement of the pick, with hockey legend Wayne Gretzky standing on stage behind him. In 65 games […]
For all the talk about Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, at least one NHL scout believes Cale Makar is the best prospect in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The Colorado Avalanche sure hope that scout is right after they picked Makar fourth overall Friday at United Center. The 18-year-old defenseman has experienced a meteoric rise […]
The Dallas Stars traded the 29th overall selection and the 70th pick in the draft to the Chicago Blackhawks for the 26th pick, which it used to select goaltender Jake Oettinger on Friday night. Jake Oettinger Position: GoalieHeight: 6-foot-4Weight: 205 lbsAge: 18Club: Boston UniversityNationality: American GP W L OTL GAA SV% SO 35 21 11 […]
The New Jersey Devils selected Swiss center Nico Hischier of the Halifax Mooseheads with the first overall pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Chicago on Friday. With the selection, Hischier becomes the highest-drafted Swiss player in NHL history. The previous high was Nino Niederreiter, who went fifth overall in 2010.