2015 DRAFT ROUND ONE: LIVE BLOG

Lowetide
June 26 2015 03:21PM

This is the day of Connor McDavid. Not the lack of oxygen in the Bruins' suite nor the trades that embolden the competition of the wild, wild west can change this fact: THE biggest name in play, this day, is Connor McDavid.

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Trade talk, goalies and Chiarelli...

Jason Gregor
June 26 2015 08:34AM

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The 2015 NHL draft begins at 5 p.m. tonight, and the Connor McDavid "suspense" should end at 5:10 p.m. when Peter Chiarelli leans into the microphone and announces the first overall pick. The Buffalo Sabres will walk up next and announce Jack Eichel, and then the intrigue will begin.

The Arizona Coyotes are listening to offers said GM Don Maloney, “There’s one team really aggressively trying to get number three, and we’d trade down a bit. I’ve had two offers outright for that pick.”

Which teams have made offers?

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
June 26 2015 06:00AM

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New salary cap and it's effect on teams, Mark Giordano's asking price, a fight between two first overall picks, Bieksa, Lucic, Bozak, McDavid and all the draft and trade news you can handle in this week's Roundup.

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Edmonton Oilers name two assistant coaches

Jonathan Willis
June 25 2015 05:07PM

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When the Edmonton Oilers hired Todd McLellan, there was the immediate question of what kind of staff he was going to put together. As it happens, it's pretty much exactly the same sort of staff as he had at his last NHL stop.

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PHWA voting, schedule, goalies and more...

Jason Gregor
June 25 2015 01:07PM

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The NHL awards were handed out last night and there were no major surprise winners. We can always have healthy debates over winners, but I felt all of them were deserving. I have no issue with any of the winners, but as a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association I was a little concerned with certain ballots.

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