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The 10 most awkward 2016 NHL Draft rookie photos (Gallery)

The 10 most awkward 2016 NHL Draft rookie photos (Gallery)

yahoo.com Updated 12 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY – One of our favorite moments of the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo was when the Philadelphia Flyers announced they were taking “Daniel Bernhardt” when they meant “David Bernhardt” and then someone at their draft table said “my bad” afterwards. B…
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  • Devils' Ray Shero on futures of Kyle Palmieri, Patrik Elias

    Devils' Ray Shero on futures of Kyle Palmieri, Patrik Elias

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New Jersey Devils won’t have any issues clearing the $54 million salary cap floor for next season. With Ryan Clowe still on the books for two more seasons and one more year of Marc Savard’s contract after they acquired his cap hit fr…
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  • Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    NHL.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenceman Scott Harrington and a conditional pick in the 2017 draft from the Toronto Maple Leafs for left wing Kerby Rychel. Harrington, 23, has played 25 NHL games for the Pittsburgh ...
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  • Rangers acquire defenceman Nick Holden from Avalanche

    Rangers acquire defenceman Nick Holden from Avalanche

    NHL.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers have acquired defenceman Nick Holden from the Colorado Avalanche for a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft. The 29-year-old Holden had six goals and 16 assists and 24 penalty minutes this past season. ...
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  • Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    thehockeynews.com 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…
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  • Sean Day hopes to prove 'exceptional' pick for Rangers

    Sean Day hopes to prove 'exceptional' pick for Rangers

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – New York Rangers’ third-round draft pick Sean Day crowed about the strides he’s made in his conditioning and overall hockey abilities. For Day it was important to point out that he does indeed have a high-level of talent and isn’t someon…
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  • Prolific junior scorer Alex DeBrincat lands with Chicago Blackh…

    Prolific junior scorer Alex DeBrincat lands with Chicago Blackhawks

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The 2016 NHL Draft featured only two 50-goal scorers from this past season. One was Kieffer Bellows, who was selected 19th overall by the New York Islanders. The other was one of the smallest players in the draft: 5’7, 165 lbs. Alex DeBr…
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  • Penguins address cap concerns, trade Beau Bennett to Devils

    Penguins address cap concerns, trade Beau Bennett to Devils

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Many of the trades being made at the draft this year were less about hockey and more about cap flexibility. Such is the nature of a flat-cap league. To that end, Pittsburgh, the league's most capped-out team by a fair margin (they entere…
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  • Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draf…

    Three storylines left unresolved after Night 1 of the 2016 draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO – Night 1 of the 2016 NHL draft gave us a bit of everything, a blend of expectant nods and wide-eyed gasps. We saw the predictable occur. Auston Matthews went first overall, Patrik Laine second. The Calgary Flames acquired a goaltender in Brian …
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  • Blue Jacket's GM was set on taking Dubois over Puljujärvi at No…

    Blue Jacket's GM was set on taking Dubois over Puljujärvi at No. 3

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (yesterday)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Plain and simple: Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen believed that Pierre-Luc Dubois was the best player available at No. 3. Most mock drafts heading into Friday’s Round 1 had the Blue Jackets taking Jesse Puljujärvi, right after …
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  • Blue Jackets give No. 3 pick Pierre-Luc Dubois birthday surpris…

    Blue Jackets give No. 3 pick Pierre-Luc Dubois birthday surprise

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (2 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nearly 20 hours after he officially turned 18 years old, Pierre-Luc Dubois heard his name called during Round 1 of the NHL Draft. That part was expected. What shocked everyone inside First Niagara Center was when NHL Commissioner Gary Be…
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  • Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire A…

    Canadiens benefit from Blackhawks annual dismantling, acquire Andrew Shaw in trade

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com NHL.com Jun 24 (2 days ago)
    BUFFALO – In what has become an annual event, the Chicago Blackhawks have done a summer dismantling of their team in an effort to fit their roster under the salary cap. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens are the beneficiaries. An…
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  • Why Keith Yandle opted for Panthers over unrestricted free agen…

    Why Keith Yandle opted for Panthers over unrestricted free agency

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (2 days ago)
    Keith Yandle had planned to go to July 1 and see where he stacked up in the unrestricted free agent market. It was going to be tough for the salary cap strapped New York Rangers to re-sign him and Yandle was curious to find out which teams wanted his se…
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  • Leafs nearing first No. 1 pick in 31 years; Auston Matthews wid…

    Leafs nearing first No. 1 pick in 31 years; Auston Matthews widely expected choice

    NHL.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Not once in a career that spans nearly three decades has Lou Lamoriello held the No. 1 overall pick at the NHL draft. The Maple Leafs general manager picked as high as second overall 29 years ago when his New Jersey Devils sel...
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  • Huge If True: Can Columbus escape salary cap hell?

    Huge If True: Can Columbus escape salary cap hell?

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    The Columbus Blue Jackets are in a tough spot. They're a really bad team, first and foremost. They finished fourth from the bottom of the league last season, and that was a number that felt more or less correct, to be perfectly honest. But perhaps a wor…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.