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Islanders sign 2016 first-round pick Bellows to entry-level deal
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The New York Islanders made a few roster moves Friday. Shortly after that, it was announced that Bellows and the Islanders agreed to terms on a three-year entry-level contract. The 19-year-old left winger played one year at Boston University, tallying seven goals and 14 points before deciding to leave school to play this season in […]

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Video: No. 1 pick Hischier scores ‘tenacious’ goal in Devils preseason debut
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Nico Hischier, the first overall pick from this year’s NHL Draft, provided quite a glimpse into the type of player he can be for the New Jersey Devils during his first preseason game on Monday. The Devils recorded a 4-1 victory over the Washington Capitals, with Hischier’s goal late in the third period putting it […]

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Stars will keep top pick Heiskanen in Finland, not bring him over for camp
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Dallas Stars fans will have to wait another year to get an up close look at their team’s top pick from the 2017 draft, defenseman Miro Heiskanen. General manager Jim Nill announced on Monday that Heiskanen will remain in Finland with his team (HIFK Helsinki) and not attend training camp this season. Miro Heiskanen will […]

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Oilers sign first-round pick Yamamoto to entry-level deal
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The Edmonton Oilers secured 2017 first-round pick Kailer Yamamoto to a three-year entry-level contract. Yamamoto may be considered undersized at 5-foot-8 and 153 pounds — a fact general manager Peter Chiarelli has acknowledged.

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Red Wings, 2017 top pick Michael Rasmussen agree to three-year deal
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The Detroit Red Wings and 2017 first-round draft pick Michael Rasmussen agreed to terms on a three-year contract Saturday.   Rasmussen, 18, is the ninth overall pick in June after playing the last two seasons at forward for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League. Last season, he had 32 goals and 55 points […]

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Red Wings sign first-round pick Rasmussen to entry-level contract
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The Detroit Red Wings announced on Saturday that they have agreed to terms with their 2017 first-round pick, forward Michael Rasmussen, on a three-year entry-level contract. The Red Wings selected Rasmussen with the No. 9 overall pick from the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League. Rasmussen, a 6-6, 220-pound forward spent the past three […]

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Benton Maass was only ‘50-50’ on if he would be drafted, surprised by Caps’ pick
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YOU CAN WATCH TARIK AND JILL'S FULL BREAKDOWN OF MADISON BOWEY IN THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE. As we skate toward the start of the 2017-18 NHL regular season, our CSN Capitals team of Jill Sorenson and Tarik El-Bashir will analyze potential breakout candidates, prospects on the rise, players in need of improvement and the rest […]

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A high school hit, Flyers draft pick Noah Cates now looks ahead
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It’s not an exaggeration to say that Dr. William Meyers may have saved Nolan Patrick’s career June 13 when the 18-year-old NHL prospect elected to have corrective surgery on a core muscle injury that had been bothering him for the better part of the past year. Prior to his initial visit to Philadelphia, Patrick believed he was […]

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Morning Skate: Another setback for Flyers top pick Nolan Patrick
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Urho Vaakanainen was billed as a smooth-skating, solid defenseman when the Bruins selected him in the middle of the first round in last month’s draft. That’s exactly what the 18-year-old D-man put on display at his first chance to participate in Bruins Development Camp earlier this month as one of the younger players taking his […]

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Panthers GM expects top pick Tippett to compete for roster spot this fall
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By the time training camp rolls around for the 2017-2018 season, Florida Panthers rookie Owen Tippett will only be 18 years old, barely old enough to drive his own car to the rink for practice. However, despite his lack of experience, Tippett will be given the opportunity to make the big club’s roster right out […]

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Panthers agree to terms with 1st-round pick Owen Tippett
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The Florida Panthers signed 2017 first-round pick Owen Tippett to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced Wednesday. He was selected 10th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The 18-year-old Tippett led the OHL's Mississauga Steelheads with 44 goals and 75 points in 60 regular season games during the 2016-17 campaign. His 44 regular-season […]

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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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