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Flyers sign No. 2 overall pick Nolan Patrick to entry-level contract
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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 […]

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Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to max entry-level contract
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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

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Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier
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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.

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Stars sign No. 3 overall pick Heiskanen to entry-level contract
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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 […]

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With the Ninth Overall Pick The Detroit Red Wings Select Disappointment
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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 […]

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Spokane Chiefs’ Kailer Yamamoto selected No. 22 overall in NHL Draft
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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 […]

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After meteoric rise up rankings, Makar goes fourth overall to Avs
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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 […]

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Stars trade up to select Jake Oettinger 26th overall
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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 […]

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Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick
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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.

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Flyers trade up, select Isaac Ratcliffe 35th overall
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The Philadelphia Flyers drafted winger Isaac Ratcliffe with the 35th pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday. This pick originally belonged to the Arizona Coyotes, but the Flyers swapped a few of their selections in order to move up. UPDATE: The @ArizonaCoyotes have traded the No. 35 pick to Philadelphia for picks Nos. […]

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Rangers trade Derek Stepan to Coyotes for 7th overall pick in NHL draft
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Arizona’s upheaval continues with another blockbuster move. The Arizona Coyotes made another huge splash ahead of the NHL entry draft on Friday, acquiring top New York Rangers center Derek Stepan in a blockbuster trade. TSN reporter Darren Dreger was the first to break the story.

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Panthers select right wing Owen Tippett with 10th overall pick
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The Florida Panthers select right wing Owen Tippett with the 10th overall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft. The 18-year old winger scored 44 goals with Mississauga.

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