June 28, 2013

2013 NHL Draft Information

2013 NHL Draft The 2013 NHL Draft will be held Sunday, June 30th, with all seven rounds being conducted on the same day for the first time since 2006. As previously announced, the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center will host the event, the first NHL Draft ever held in the New York City metropolitan area. The […]

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June 28, 2013

Important Upcoming NHL Dates

As the NHL regular season comes to an end, here are some of the important upcoming dates in the NHL: April 28: Last day of regular season April 29: NHL Draft Lottery April 30: Stanley Cup Playoffs begin May 3-19: World Championship -Sweden/Finland June 30: NHL Draft in Newark, NJ July 5: Free agency period […]

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May 29, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Are Reportedly Open To Trading First Overall Pick

The Colorado Avalanche are open to trading the first overall pick, according to the Denver Post. “We have to make the best of that first pick. Maybe the best is to trade it. Maybe it’s to keep it. At the end, we’ll see what’s on the table,” new Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said. “Let’s say […]

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May 18, 2013

Montreal Canadiens May Look To Add Size In 2013 NHL Entry Draft

Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette suggests Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin may look to add some size in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft. “Bergevin doesn’t have the cap space for a major renovation and said he doesn’t believe free agency is the answer. The key, he said, is to build through the draft … With six picks in […]

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May 11, 2013

Philadelphia Flyers Could Be Eyeing Rasmus Ristolainen Or Darnell Nurse At NHL Draft

The Philadelphia Flyers own the 11th overall pick in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft and are in position to draft a high-impact/near-NHL-ready player. Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News reports the club may have an eye on a “tough” defenseman like Rasmus Ristolainen (Finland) or Darnell Nurse (OHL). However, Nurse and/or Ristolainen may not be available by the 11th selection. […]

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May 4, 2013

Carolina Hurricanes Looking To Draft Instant Impact Player In 2013 NHL Entry Draft

It seems the Carolina Hurricanes aren’t willing to be too patient. With the fifth-overall pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Hurricanes are reportedly hoping to snag a player capable of making an instant impact per the Raleigh News & Observer. Assuming wisely that defenseman Seth Jones won’t be available, other options may include center Elias Lindholm and […]

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April 29, 2013

Colorado Avalanche Win Draft Lottery For Number 1 Pick

The Colorado Avalanche won the NHL draft lottery on Monday, per ESPN.com. The Florida Panthers own the second pick for June’s draft, while the Tampa Bay Lightning have the third selection. Colorado had an 18.8 percent chance of winning the lottery after finishing the regular season with a 16-25-7 record, worst in the Western Conference. The Panthers, who finished last in […]

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April 26, 2013

NHL Trade Rumors: Edmonton Oilers Could Draft First Round Draft Pick

A high draft pick could be available via trade this June, according to one of the NHL’s top insiders. As suggested by TSN’s Bob McKenzieand as relayed by the Edmonton Journal the Edmonton Oilers might be willing to move their top 2013 overall selection. “If you’re going to be bold, that’s certainly a bold move,” McKenzie said during Wednesday […]

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April 25, 2013

Quick Hits: Matt Calvert, Miikka Salomaki, Seth Jones, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Matt Calvert, a valuable forechecker with the Columbus Blue Jackets, has signed a two-year contract extension that will pay him almost $1 million a season through 2014-15. The 23-year-old left wing is currently out with a broken index finger on his right hand and is expected to miss the club’s final two regular-season games. He is one […]

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March 5, 2013

Upcoming Important NHL Dates

April 3 NHL Trade deadline April 27 Last day of regular season April 29 NHL Draft Drawing April 30 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin May 3-19 2013 World Championship in Sweden, Finland June 28 Latest possible date for Stanley Cup finals June 30 NHL Draft at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

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