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Winners and Losers of the 2014 NHL Draft

Yahoo Sports (blog) - 27 Jun 2014
PHILADELPHIA – The 2014 NHL Draft ended with a whimper, as trade activity involving roster players was handcuffed once again by the salary cap. The James Neal trade between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators was the lone blockbuster; ...
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David Pastrnak Leading Bruins' Home Run 2014 NHL Draft Class ... - 14 Mar 2018
It's not often you select the best player in a draft at pick No. 25, but that was the case, at least so far, for the Boston Bruins in 2014. They selected Czech forward David Pastrnak, and he has become one of the NHL's best young players at 21 years old.
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US Olympic hockey goals leader signs with Boston Bruins

OlympicTalk (blog) - 19 Mar 2018
Ryan Donato, the Harvard junior who led the U.S. Olympic hockey team with five goals and six points, has signed a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins. The Bruins retained Donato's rights after taking him in the second round of the 2014 NHL Draft ...
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NHL Playoff Push: Bruins test Blue Jackets; trap games? - 19 Mar 2018
The lowest-impact “taking care of business” game comes for the Nashville Predators, who currently top the NHL with 104 standings points. Beating the Sabres is all about widening leads in the division, conference, and league; getting a victory here will ...
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Victor Olofsson may be the Sabres Late Round Success Story

Die By The Blade - 19 Mar 2018
Victor Olofsson was selected in the seventh round (181 overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Buffalo Sabres. We haven't seen a lot of late round diamond in the rough selections come through the Sabres prospect pipeline. They may finally have one on ...
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NHL on NBCSN: Kings, Wild continue pursuit of important points - 19 Mar 2018
NBCSN's coverage of the 2017-18 season continues on Monday night when the Los Angeles Kings visit the Minnesota Wild. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. You can catch all of the action on NBCSN or on our Live Stream. If there's one thing the Kings ...
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Down Goes Brown: Assessing the outsized NHL GM class of 2014 - 06 Mar 2018
Hockey fans love to review, rank and debate draft classes. Is this year's any good? Was 2003 better than 1979? How does the Oilers' class of 1980 hold up against the Red Wings' haul in 1989? But what about the guys who make those draft picks? Each year ...
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Five players Canucks could take in Round 1 of NHL draft - 15 Mar 2018
Already with an unprecedented collection of youth (as Sportsnet's Iain MacIntyre wrote about earlier this season), Vancouver will add another top-level prospect in the early stages of the 2018 NHL Draft. After finishing in a bottom three spot in the ...
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New York Islanders Prospects Hoping to Make the Show Next October

Eyes on Isles - 18 Mar 2018
What was most frustrating about Devon Toews's season-ending shoulder injury this year was he was about to be called up to the big club and make his NHL debut. Unfortunately, that won't happen until next season. The Isles fourth-round selection of the ...
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What's ahead for Red Wings? NHL GMs say rebuilds need time, luck

Detroit Free Press - 18 Mar 2018
Patience isn't easy, and no hockey team wants a marketing slogan that says, “Please wait five years. Probably more.” Building a contender is time-consuming, and it can be elusive. It is a trajectory on which the Detroit Red Wings are in the beginning ...
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Canucks' Jake Virtanen making strides in contentious development - 16 Mar 2018
Most players don't survive in the National Hockey League into their 30s. Virtanen, the 21-year-old Vancouver Canucks winger, is only in his second year at the University of Travis Green. The Education of Jake is not a summer course. The sixth-overall ...
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New York Islanders Michael Dal Colle Size Isn't The Issue

Eyes on Isles - 20 Feb 2018
Michael Dal Colle, the New York Islanders fifth overall pick in the 2014 draft still hasn't been able to crack the NHL squad. It's been four years since he's been drafted. This isn't about size. At the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders took ...
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The Fourth Period - 19 Mar 2018
In unloading 25% of its starting lineup, the Rangers stockpiled draft picks, prospects and young NHL proven players like Vladislav Namestnikov and Ryan Spooner, who are both RFAs at season's end. As of right now, the Rangers have seven picks in the ...
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NHL's broken playoff system still passing off mediocrity as parity

New York Post - 17 Mar 2018
Francis had been on the job for only a couple of months prior to the 2014 entry draft, so maybe you can't pin it on him that the club selected defenseman Haydn Fleury seventh overall, one slot ahead of the Maple Leafs selecting William Nylander and two ...
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Dundon, Hurricanes suspend search for new GM: report - 18 Mar 2018
Sportsnet's John Shannon reported Saturday that the process of replacing former GM Ron Francis is being put on hold for the time being, citing that owner Tom Dundon needs more time. “Tom hasn't had the time he needs to do face to face interviews and ...
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Who are the top 15 Everett Silvertips of all-time? |

The Daily Herald - 19 Mar 2018
The Everett Silvertips played the first Western Hockey League game in franchise history on Sept. 19, 2003, losing at Kamloops 4-1. They completed their 15th regular season Saturday with an 8-1 domination at Victoria that clinched the franchise's sixth ...

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