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The draft weekend splash is becoming an annual Calgary Flames tradition. For the third straight June, Flames general manager Brad Treliving swung a big deal at the draft, this time landing 26-year-old defenceman Travis Hamonic from the New York Islanders. more »
On Friday morning, each of the 31 general managers and their trusted hockey departments rose early for the big NHL draft weekend in Chicago. By the time the first day was over, there was still plenty to process after several big names traded sweaters. more »
Most of the drama at the first ever draft in Chicago was gone after only one pick. After weeks of buzz around the Vegas Golden Knights, so-called protection lists, the expansion draft and a flurry of interesting trades, the draft at United Center came and went with only the occasional flurry. more »
Andy Frost has been a force on the Toronto radio scene for 32 years and until last year was also the public address announcer for the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Friday, his son Morgan was drafted 27th overall in the NHL draft by the Philadelphia Flyers. more »
Big moves leading up to and at the NHL draft on the weekend by the New York Rangers, rival New York Islanders, Chicago Blackhawks and others set up a potentially crazy week to come going into free agency this weekend. more »