NHL Entry Draft

A pair of “Original ”6 National Hockey League rivals made a one-sided trade on this date. Also, July 23 saw a long-time executive take a new job, the face of a franchise get traded to a new team and a rare NHL Entry Draft take place. The THW time machine has plenty of fuel to
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The 10th installment in this series has arrived after previously looking at how the Minnesota Wild did in their first nine drafts. If you missed any of them or want a refresher, you can find those recaps below: After making the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time, the Wild finished the 2008-09 NHL season with
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The 2022 NHL Draft began on Thursday night and wrapped up Friday afternoon. Although the Florida Panthers did not make a selection until the third round (93rd overall), they ended up drafting seven total players in the seven rounds. While none of these players will likely see the ice in Sunrise anytime soon (if at
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After months of anticipation, the 2022 NHL Entry Draft has finally arrived. For the first time in two years, the NHL Entry Draft won’t be held virtually as prospects, families, fans and media alike will make their way to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec for the yearly event where junior hockey players take the
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The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is just about here, and the Edmonton Oilers have four draft picks, including the 29th overall pick in the first round, before they must wait until the fifth round to draft again. They also have their sixth and seventh-round picks. Here’s a look at what position(s) the Oilers should target
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Ben King 2021-22 Team: Red Deer Rebels (WHL)Date of Birth: May 15, 2002Place of Birth: Vernon, BC, CanadaHt: 6-foot-3 Wt: 201 poundsShoots: RightPosition: Center/Right WingNHL Draft Eligibility: 2022 third-year eligible Rankings Before coming to the Red Deer Rebels during the 2019-20 season, Ben King was previously a first-round (13th overall) pick of the Swift Current
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The New York Islanders hold the 13th overall selection in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. While general manager (GM) Lou Lamoriello can trade the pick for a proven veteran, adding to a roster ready to win now, the team will likely look to refuel the prospect pool, which is currently one of the worst in
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