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2021 NHL Draft top 10 moments – NHL.com

The Buffalo Sabres stocked up on future assets to help fast-track their rebuild at the 2021 NHL Draft.The Sabres made 11 picks, including two in the first round Friday: defenseman Owen Power at No. 1, and right wing Isak Rosen at No. 14.The draft was held virtually for the second time in its 59-year history…

Jones traded to Blackhawks by Blue Jackets – NHL.com

Seth Jones was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday for Adam Boqvist and three draft picks.The Blue Jackets received a first-round pick (No. 12) and a second-round selection (No. 44) in the 2021 NHL Draft, and a first-round pick in the 2022 or 2023 NHL Draft for the defenseman.The…

2021 NHL Draft gets intrigue from Sabres, Kraken – NHL.com

The 2021 NHL Draft will have plenty of intrigue and suspense when the first round gets underway Friday (8 p.m. ET; ESPN2, SN, SN NOW, TVAS).Defenseman Owen Power is No. 1 in NHL Central Scouting’s final ranking of North American skaters, but there’s no guarantee he’ll be selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the first…

Weber out for Canadiens next season – NHL.com

Shea Weber will not play for the Montreal Canadiens next season, and the defenseman’s NHL career could be over.Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin said Weber is dealing with multiple injuries but did not reveal what they are.”I was amazed how he played,” Bergevin said Thursday. “He was one of our top-minute defensemen throughout the whole…

Meltzer’s 2021 Mock Entry Draft – NHL.com

However, there are bound to be long-term pleasant surprises to emerge from the pandemic-affected season. There’s no shortage of potential middle-six forwards or top-four defensemen; some of whom could progress to the upper end those projections (or even exceed them) in their post-Draft development. There are also two highly regarded goaltending prospects who are expected…

NHL Expansion Draft selection tracker for Kraken – NHL.com

[RELATED: Expansion Draft News & Video]NHL.com senior writer Dan Rosen provided a closer look and analysis for each player selected.The players were announced alphabetically by team by division, starting with the Atlantic Division, followed by the Metropolitan, Central and Pacific. They are presented here in reverse order.Kole Lind, F, Vancouver CanucksThe 22-year-old played his first…