The former No. 1 overall pick may be bringing his career back to life in Colorado. The Avalanche took a shot on Nail Yakupov, the former No. 1 overall pick from the 2012 NHL Draft, with a cheap one-year deal over the summer. Based on...Show More Summary
Future Olympic participation, players' escrow payments and the draft age could be hot topics in the next round of NHL collective bargaining talks
Sorting this season’s American-born NHL draft prospects is like following a trail at ancestor.com.
The Devils rookie is already showing off his skills. The New Jersey Devils could have the NHL’s next young hot shot in Nico Hischier, and he didn’t take long to show us why. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft scored his first-ever goal against NHL competition in a preseason game against the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Show More Summary
Will a change of scenery help any of these ex-top prospects reach their potential? Curtis Lazar’s career in the NHL hasn’t quite gone according to plan. The 17th overall pick in the 2013 draft, he’s already on his second team after the Ottawa Senators pulled the plug last spring. Show More Summary
These college hockey stars could be making the leap to the NHL in the near future. College hockey operates a bit differently than football or basketball. In those sports, the top prospects get drafted out of college, which means players are older and further developed by the time they’re available. Show More Summary
The No. 2 pick in the 2016 NHL draft ranks No. 4 on our list of the game’s best young players. Note: This is SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. 1 over the next few weeks leading up to training camp time. Show More Summary
The Hobey Baker winner’s draft rights with the Avalanche expire Tuesday. Here’s why he’s hitting free agency, and what happens next. Each August, there comes a time in the middle of the month when the hockey schedule breaks away from its late summer doldrums and gives us something to talk about. Show More Summary
NHL's deputy commissioner says in a statement that the league would "reassess" 2018 draft in Dallas should the controversial Texas bathroom bill pass.
The NHL could follow the NBA’s route by relocating a major event if Texas passes an anti-LGBTQ “bathroom bill.” The NHL became the first major professional sports league to publicly oppose an anti-LGBTQ bill currently making its way through the Texas Legislature, joining the Dallas Stars in opposition, per Sportsnet’s Mark Spector. Show More Summary
It took Jones a few years, but he’s gone from top draft pick to top-pairing defenseman. Note: This is SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. 1 over the next few weeks leading up to training camp time. Show More Summary
The Stars will play host to the 2018 NHL draft at their home American Airlines Center.
The Stars will hold next June's draft, their first ever, at American Airlines Center
The Dallas Stars will host the 2018 NHL draft at American Airlines Center
The No. 3 overall pick from the 2012 draft is coming off a disappointing season, but his potential remains immense. (Note: Welcome to SB Nation NHL’s top 25 players under age 25 series! We’ll be covering each player from No. 25 to No. Show More Summary
Shortly after the 2017 NHL Draft, Sportnet‘s Elliotte Friedman created a bit of a stir...
Your team gets to protect 15 players. The Montreal Youppis get to sniff around the rest. Good luck. Two weeks ago, the NHL’s (Las) Vegas Golden Knights held the first major-league expansion draft in 13 years. It’s been almost two decades...Show More Summary
The first pick in the 2012 NHL draft is heading to Colorado after spending last season with St. Louis.
It was at the NHL draft last month that Mark Yannetti, the Kings’ director of amateur scouting, noticed a distinct contrast between the demeanor of his former boss, Dean Lombardi, and that of Rob Blake, who succeeded Lombardi as the club’s general manager. After not reaching the playoffs for the...
The photo taken above was from the 2017 NHL Draft where Daniel Alfredsson and...