Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft
thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 25 (yesterday)
BUFFALO – On Day 2 of the draft, team preference plays such a huge role in when kids get picked. But for my money, there were some definite winners by round. In some cases, it was teams that made solid multiple selections. In other cases, it was a matte…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 8 hours agoWhen we last left Alexander Radulov, the 30-year-old former Nashville Predators sniper was leaving the Kontinental Hockey League after four seasons for the NHL. The Detroit Red Wings were courting him, offering him a one-year deal in the neighborhood of…Share TweetBUFFALO, N.Y. – With one draft day trade, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland acknowledged he gave his team the ability to make a splash in free agency. In the middle of the first-round the Red Wings traded Pavel Datsyuk’s dead $7.5 million sa…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 25 (yesterday)BUFFALO – A week from Friday night, we’ll almost certainly find out what the future holds for Steven Stamkos. But when all the dust settles, don’t be surprised if it turns out the fact that Jakub Chychrun’s stock plummeted in the draft had a huge effect…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Shattenkirk and morethehockeynews.com Jun 22 (4 days ago)As the 2016 NHL draft draws near, trade activity is picking up. On Monday, the Anaheim Ducks shipped goaltender Frederik Andersen to the Toronto Maple Leafs for two draft picks, the New York Rangers dealt defenseman Keith Yandle‘s rights to the Florida …Share Tweet
Red Wings GM Holland says Mrazek is his starter, but sees reason to keep Howardthehockeynews.com Jun 21 (5 days ago)Already dealing with the departure of Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings have another major contract issue to deal with — that of goaltender Jimmy Howard. The veteran netminder has been a major piece of the Red Wings for several seasons, but the emerg…Share TweetPavel Datsyuk’s official announcement that he’ll be leaving the Red Wings and returning to the KHL has left Detroit in a tight spot when it comes to the salary cap, and there may be no relief in sight. Because Datsyuk inked a 35-plus contract and has on…Share Tweet
NHL to honor Howe by creating ‘a lasting tribute to his immortality’thehockeynews.com Jun 17Wayne Gretzky said the NHL should honor Gordie Howe by forever enshrining his No. 9, retiring the number league-wide like has been done with Gretzky’s own No. 99. There has been calls to name an arena, specifically the new building in Detroit, to be nam…Share TweetDETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed centre Riley Sheahan to a two-year, $4.15 million contract. The team announced Sheahan signed the deal Thursday. Sheahan had 14 goals and 25 points in a career-high 81 games last season. The 24-y...Share TweetWayne Gretzky’s No. 99 has been retired across the NHL, unable to be worn by anyone in the league in honor of the game’s most recognizable player and inarguably one its greatest. Gretzky is the only player with that honor, but, if it were up to him, he’…Share TweetNHL.com Jun 15DETROIT - Wayne Gretzky reckons he was about five years old when he first saw Gordie Howe on television. He immediately became a fan of the Detroit Red Wings star. Gretzky soon had a red and white No. 9 jersey — still his all-time favourite C...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 12The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…Share Tweet
Daft Draft: Remembering the many misses of the 1996 NHL draftthehockeynews.com Jun 12Even the man who discovered Pavel Datsyuk has no idea where ‘The Magic Man’ was playing during the 1995-96 season. That’s because Hakan Andersson never even laid eyes on Datsyuk until two years after that. If you’re ever looking for more proof that draf…Share Tweet
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