NHL Entry Draft

FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee attends a news conference in Las Vegas. Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen are among the high-profile players available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 19, 2017 - 2:12 am
George McPhee wants his fellow general managers to make him an offer he can't refuse. The Vegas Golden Knights GM might as well be The Godfather of the NHL during this three-day expansion draft window. He holds the cards for a significant chunk of the league's talent, fielding calls from colleagues...
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June 18, 2017 - 11:07 am
Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen are among the high-profile players available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft. Now it's on Golden Knights general manager George McPhee to...
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June 18, 2017 - 10:43 am
Three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville forward James Neal and Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen are among the high-profile players available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft. Now it's on Golden Knights general manager George McPhee to...
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File-This Oct. 2, 2015, file photo shows Arizona Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) in the first period during a preseason NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes have traded longtime starting goaltender Smith to the Calgary Flames. Arizona received a conditional 2018 third-round pick, defensive prospect Brandon Hickey and the rights to pending unrestricted goaltender Chad Johnson. The teams announced the trade Saturday prior to the NHL’s trade freeze for the Vegas expansion draft. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
June 17, 2017 - 9:29 pm
Mike Smith went from Arizona to Calgary and a couple of defensemen traded places as NHL teams made last-minute moves before the Vegas expansion draft roster freeze. None of those defensemen came from the Minnesota Wild, Ottawa Senators or Anaheim Ducks, leaving big questions with the Vegas Golden...
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April 29, 2017 - 11:31 pm
A few weeks after the New Jersey Devils closed their worst season in nearly 30 years, general manager Ray Shero has something to smile about. "We finally won something," Shero told The Associated Press by phone shortly after the Devils won the NHL draft lottery on Saturday. "It's the first piece of...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:54 pm
The New Jersey Devils bucked the NHL lottery odds, and lady luck wasn't with Las Vegas. New Jersey won the lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft. The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:24 pm
The New Jersey Devils won the NHL draft lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft. The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars both made huge jumps in winning the second and third lottery...
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Detroit Red Wings' goalie Petr Mrazek, of the Czech Republic, is illuminated by a spotlight as he skates to his net after the singing of the national anthems before the team's NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 01, 2017 - 2:46 pm
The Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 1:40 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired defenseman Mark Streit from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks. Philadelphia receives a 2017 fourth-round pick and conditional seventh-round pick in the...
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