NHL Entry Draft

Representatives from NHL hockey teams begin their work during the second round of the NHL hockey draft, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 24, 2017 - 1:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after Jaret Anderson-Dolan was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, he hugged his mothers Fran and Nancy. They cried a few tears as Anderson-Dolan made his way to the floor of the United Center for handshakes and congratulations from his new team. It was a slight variation on a...
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Cody Glass, third from right, wears a Vegas Golden Knights jersey after being selected by the team in the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 23, 2017 - 9:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cody Glass played in a youth hockey tournament in Las Vegas when he was 10. His Junior Steelers team finished a disappointing second. He is looking forward to many more games in Sin City. Glass was selected by the expansion Vegas Golden Knights with their first-ever pick Friday night...
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Center Nico Hischier holds a New Jersey Devils jersey after being selected by the team in the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 23, 2017 - 8:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The New Jersey Devils grabbed Nico Hischier, and the Philadelphia Flyers felt quite comfortable with Nolan Patrick. It was all about the forwards at the top of the NHL draft. Hischier went No. 1 overall to New Jersey on Friday night, and Patrick was the No. 2 pick by Philadelphia...
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Bill Foley, owner of the Vegas Golden Knights, poses before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 11:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury took the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a brand-new Vegas Golden Knights jersey, and his new fans welcomed him to town with raucous cheers. After an up-and-down career in Pittsburgh, the three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie is among 30 NHL veterans who could get a...
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Bill Foley, owner of the Vegas Golden Knights, poses before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 10:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and forwards David Perron and James Neal are among the veterans...
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Sidney Crosby, left, and Carl Hagelin of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose with the Stanley Cup before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 8:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 5:46 p.m. Jonathan Marchessault, Cody Eakin and Brayden McNabb are among the first players joining the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft. The NHL revealed the first several picks during the first...
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Sidney Crosby, left, and Carl Hagelin of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose with the Stanley Cup before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 8:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 5:16 p.m. The first trophy of the NHL awards show has been handed out to Connor McDavid. The Edmonton captain won the Ted Lindsay Award, given to the most outstanding player chosen in a vote by NHL players...
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FILE - At left is an Oct. 2, 2015, file photo showing Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock watching from the bench during an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. At center, in a Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella speaks before an NHL hockey game between Tampa and the Blue Jackets, in Tampa, Fla .At right, in a Nov. 6, 2016, file photo, Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan watches his team play against the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. Babcock, Tortorella and McLellan had plenty in common. Not only did the three steer their playoff-starved franchises to the postseason, they are the NHL coach of the year Jack Adams Trophy candidates. (AP Photo/File)
June 21, 2017 - 7:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 4:38 p.m. Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley is eager to reveal the roster that his franchise is building through the expansion draft. When asked to give a sneak peek at that roster before the NHL awards...
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Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Monday, June 19, 2017, in Las Vegas. McPhee answered questions about his hockey team and the NHL's expansion draft. (AP Photo/John Locher)v
June 20, 2017 - 8:11 pm
It's 116 degrees in the ice hockey capital of the world. For the next few days, Las Vegas is the place to be on skates. The desert gambling mecca is hosting the NHL's annual postseason awards show on Wednesday, when the league also will reveal the Vegas Golden Knights' choices in the expansion...
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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2016, file photo, Florida Panthers center Jonathan Marchessault (81) clears the puck from behind the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, in Sunrise, Fla. The Golden Knights could land Marchessault in their expansion draft on Wednesday, June 22. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:09 am
George McPhee can't wait to fill up the white board, the one in the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft room. On Wednesday night, the staff will start adding the names of players who will become part of the expansion team for its first NHL season. "We're going to put our team together and we'll...
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