Report: Avalanche not interested in Jones with first pick
If the Colorado Avalanche keep the first overall pick in the NHL Draft, they are leaning towards taking a forward over defenceman Seth Jones. According to a report in the Denver Post, Avalanche executive vice-president Joe Sakic said the team will pass on Jones with the first-overall pick. Full Story.(Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
King Of The Hill
While Halifax Moosehead forwards Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin grabbed the spotlight with their championship-winning performance at the Memorial Cup, TSN Scout Craig Button believes Seth Jones is still the best blue-chipper going into this month's NHL Draft. The Portland Winterhawks defenceman finished the 2012-13 season as Button's top prospect in his Craig's List ranking. Full Story.
As rites of passage go, it could be worse. But there is little room for dignity or privacy for top prospects at the NHL Combine. Taking off your shirt and having your body fat measured in front of a crowd of strangers isn't for everyone. Neither is having someone scream at you to keep going as you pedal away on a stationary bike that feels like riding up Mount Everest. Full Story.
After Nate MacKinnon's spectacular Memorial Cup performance, the debate raged on Twitter - Who will go first in this year's NHL Draft? More...
There's been precious little change in TSN's Top 10 NHL Draft Rankings. Portland Winterhawk defenceman Seth Jones remains the clear consensus top prospect for the updated Draft Lottery edition.
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