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  • No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

    SUNRISE, Fla. — Connor McDavid's favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He's now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick. McDavid's journey toward widely expected NHL superstardom...
  • Sharks trade to select defenseman Jeremy Roy in NHL draft

    The Sharks made a flurry of trades early Saturday, just not one that might provide immediate help. San Jose's first deal saw it acquire the No. 1 pick of the second round from the Colorado Avalanche to choose Sherbrooke defenseman Jeremy Roy of the...
  • NHL Draft: Roy First To Go In Second

    SUNRISE, Fla. — This much is certain: Jeremy Roy waited long enough to hear his name called at the NHL draft. The actual length of that wait depends on perspective. Was it 12 years, the amount of time he's been playing hockey? Was it 17 hours, the...
  • On The Fly: Nets Give UConn's Boatright A Shot

    On The Fly: Nets Give UConn's Boatright A Shot
    Ryan Boatright had to sit through two rounds of the draft at the Barclays Center on Thursday night without hearing his name, but he may get the chance to prove all those teams wrong in that very same building. Boatright, the former UConn guard, has hooked...
  • Panthers add speed, size and goalie insurance in draft

    Panthers add speed, size and goalie insurance in draft
    Panthers general manager Dale Tallon was beaming with satisfaction after the NHL Draft concluded Saturday afternoon at the BB&T Center, particularly about the, "home run,'' he hit in the first round when gritty, goal-scoring left wing Lawson Crouse...
  • Andong Song becomes 1st Chinese player taken in NHL draft

    For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL draft. Andong Song was chosen by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick in the draft Saturday. The defenseman, who goes by the name "Misha," started playing hockey on a smaller-than-...
  • For Jeremy Roy, the wait at draft was both long and short

    This much is certain: Jeremy Roy waited long enough to hear his name called at the NHL draft. The actual length of that wait depends on perspective. Was it 12 years, the amount of time he's been playing hockey? Was it 17 hours, the time that passed...
  • Panthers' Aaron Ekblad wins Calder Trophy as rookie of the year

    Panthers' Aaron Ekblad wins Calder Trophy as rookie of the year
    Perhaps the only milestone missing from Panthers teenage defenseman Aaron Ekblad's remarkable rookie season was playoff experience and lifting the Stanley Cup. Wait, he's only 19. But that didn't stop Ekblad from strolling across the stage at the MGM...
  • Stars surprise by taking Russian winger Gurianov with 12th pick in NHL draft

    The Stars on Friday decided to use their own board and not go with perception that was in the national media. With highly-ranked forwards Mathew Barzal and Kyle Connor available, the Stars decided instead to go with Russian forward Denis Gurianov, who...
  • Panthers' 2015-16 schedule released

    Panthers' 2015-16 schedule released
    The NHL released its full schedule for the 2015-16 schedule on Thursday morning. The Panthers, as reported Wednesday, will open their 22nd season with a home game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Their first road game is two nights...
  • Oilers fans embrace top pick McDavid

    Oilers fans embrace top pick McDavid
    Mike and Kris Brattland didn't travel 2,549 miles to be surprised or disappointed. The brothers from Edmonton were wearing Oilers jerseys with "McDavid" across the back prior to Friday's NHL Draft at the BB&T Center. Mike Brattland ordered his more than...