Habs GM’s focus shifts from draft to...

When Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier is asked whether he has a Plan B or Plan C for the direction the team will take in the next two weeks, he says there aren’t enough letters in the alphabet to cover the different scenarios.

 

Quiet draft for Flames GM

From the outset, Darryl Sutter laughed off suggestions of making a Hollywood splash at the National Hockey League entry draft.

 

Sens hoping for another Swedish home...

David Rundblad was fast asleep at his home in Lycksele, Sweden, the moment the Ottawa Senators changed the course of his hockey career.

 
 
 

TOP DRAFT PICKS


1. Edmonton Oilers
Taylor Hall, F
Windsor (OHL)


2. Boston Bruins
Tyler Seguin, C
Plymouth (OHL)


3. Florida Panthers
Erik Gudbranson, D
Kingston (OHL)


4. Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryan Johansen, C
Portland (WHL)


5. New York Islanders
Nino Niederreiter, RW
Portland (WHL)


6. Tampa Bay Lightning
Brett Connolly, RW
Prince George (WHL)


7. Carolina Hurricanes
Jeff Skinner, C
Kitchener (OHL)

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Hockey bloodlines dominate later rounds...

The Edmonton Oilers opened Round 2 of the National Hockey League’s entry draft Saturday by dipping into familiar hockey territory.

 

Great debate ends with Hall over Seguin...

The Edmonton Oilers put the wrestling match to rest Friday night by selecting Windsor Spitfires forward Taylor Hall with the first overall pick at the NHL entry draft.

 

NHL entry draft list of first round...

A pick-by-pick summary of the first round of the National Hockey League draft — being held Friday and Saturday at Staples Center (player name,

 

Tinordi gives Habs some size on the...

The Montreal Canadiens added some size — and they hope some toughness — to the organization Friday night with the selection of Jarred Tinordi in the first round of the National Hockey League entry draft.

 
 
 
 

DRAFT ESSENTIALS

 

Draft order

Pick by pick

 

Final Rankings: Spring 2012

Top ranked draft eligible players.

 

Most NHL-Ready

So which prospects may be ready to step in and step up as soon as 2012?

 

Draft Sleepers

Who may surprise.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Your voice
Who will be the NHL's worst?
 
Sabres, easily
Hurricanes
Some other team
Don't know, but would love for my team to get McDavid!