If they redid the 2012 Draft, would Nail Yakupov still go first overall?

Jonathan Willis
March 13 2013 08:37AM

The Hockey News just did their annual Future Watch issue, surveying scouts from every NHL team and asking them to rank the best prospects in the game. Is Nail Yakupov still seen as the cream of the 2012 crop?

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OVERNIGHT SENSATION (AFTER ALL THIS TIME)

Lowetide
March 12 2013 10:36PM

Magnus Paajarvi took a circuitous route to the NHL, considering he starting his North American career in the NHL. After spending plenty of his entry level deal in the AHL--along with 121 in the NHL--he appears to have arrived as an overnight sensation.

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GDB 26.0: ENDING ON A HIGH

Jason Gregor
March 12 2013 02:30PM

The Oilers end their franchise-high nine-game road trip tonight with a date in Denver, and they will look to salvage the trip with a victory. A win would make them 3-4-2 on the trip and keep them within five points of the playoffs.

If the playoffs are the goal, tonight is a must-win when you look at the standings.

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SIT DOWN WITH JOE SACCO

Jason Gregor
March 12 2013 11:22AM

I caught up with Avalanche head coach Joe Sacco yesterday and got a chance to discuss his team's identity, the challenges of building around a young core of players, Paul Stastny value's and how do the Avalanche game-plan v. the Oilers.

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Brett Clark: Edmonton Oiler?

Jonathan Willis
March 12 2013 10:29AM

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Brett Clark, a veteran of 700 NHL games between the regular and post-season, has been a godsend for an Oklahoma City team that basically had to do a midseason rebuild once the 2012 lockout ended. Through 18 games he has 17 points and a plus-7 rating. Is he playing well enough that he’s going to get another NHL shot?

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