In Fine Form
McDavid nets five points in preseason finale for Otters
It looks like Connor McDavid is more than ready for the OHL regular season to begin. One of the top prospects for the 2015 NHL Draft, McDavid had one goal and four assists as his Erie Otters dropped an 8-6 decision to the Mississauga Steelheads on Sunday in preseason action in Oakville, Ontario. Full Story.(Photo: Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
Ready, Set, Draw
The National Hockey League announced Wednesday changes to its draft lottery, which will be phased in over a two-year period, beginning with the Draft Lottery in 2015. According to the NHL, the odds of winning the first overall selection in the NHL Draft for the 14 non-playoff teams will be adjusted 'to more appropriately reflect the current state of competitive balance.' Full Story.
The NHL's pre-draft scouting combine will be held in Buffalo for the next two seasons. NHL Vice-President Colin Campbell calls Buffalo "the right fit" in announcing the league's decision during a joint news conference with the Sabres on Monday. The combine had previously been held in Toronto. Full Story.
It might not be as dynamic as 2013 or as promising as 2015 but, in the eyes of the scouts, the 2014 NHL draft class is rock solid. Barrie Colt defenceman Aaron Ekblad is No. 1 on TSN's Top 60 Final Rankings. More...
NHL: Re-settting rosters using draft history. More...
NHL: Using results from 1990 through 2009 to determine the value of NHL Draft Picks. More...
CHL Draft History
Before they became household names at the NHL Draft, check out where they were selected in junior hockey.
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