Stories tagged: NHL draft
MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10:40 P.M.
Kailer Yamomoto records goal and assist in CHL/NHL prospects game
Spokane Chiefs forward Kailer Yamamoto scored one goal and added an assist in the CHL/NHL prospects game on Monday in Quebec City.
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 6:10 P.M.
NHL Draft: McPhee grows emotional after son picked by Oilers
As a longtime NHL scout and general manager, George McPhee has had a hand in providing opportunities to countless prospects at the NHL draft. It wasn’t until Saturday, when McPhee …
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016, 3:39 P.M.
Carolina Hurricanes select Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik in third round of NHL draft
Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes today in the third round (74th overall) of the National Hockey League draft.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 2:33 P.M.
Chiefs’ Hudson Elynuik hoping to hear his name in NHL draft
Hudson Elynuik has spent his off season doing hockey things, like practicing shots in his garage in Calgary, Alberta.
SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015
Andong Song becomes first Chinese player taken in NHL draft
SUNRISE, Fla. – For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL draft. Andong Song was chosen by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 …
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2015
No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft
SUNRISE, Fla. – Connor McDavid’s favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He’s now in their club, forever to be known as a No. …
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
Connor McDavid’s NHL draft moment – going No. 1 – finally is here
For Connor McDavid, this is only the beginning. And he’s eager to see what comes next. There’s no mystery, no drama, no guessing about what will happen when the Edmonton …
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
Tallon trying familiar strategy
SUNRISE, Fla. – Dale Tallon’s hands were not on the Stanley Cup during the Chicago Blackhawks’ victory celebration earlier this week. But, one could argue, his fingerprints were.
SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
Sons, cousins, nephews came off NHL draft board
PHILADELPHIA – Familiar names came off the NHL draft board during both days of the selection process. Sons, cousins, and other relatives of hockey players past were chosen in droves. …
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014
Ekblad goes first
PHILADELPHIA – With the first pick of the NHL draft, the Florida Panthers went with 15 seconds of dramatic pause before announcing the name. The silence felt much longer for …
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
NHL draft: Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pick
PHILADELPHIA – The NHL may as well put out a casting call for a movie set in Philadelphia. The league sent its top draft prospects to all the tourist areas …
SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
Seth Jones could be an NHL pioneer
MIAMI – Being that Seth Jones is 6-4, has great feet and is the son of former NBA player Popeye Jones, don’t be surprised if the 18-year-old is the top …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
In brief: 3 Chiefs selected in final day of NHL draft
Hockey: Three Spokane Chiefs – defenseman Brenden Kichton, center Dominik Uher and winger Darren Kramer – were selected Saturday as the National Hockey League draft concluded in St. Paul, Minn. …
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
Edmonton headlines NHL draft’s 2nd day
ST. PAUL, Minn. – From Saskatchewan to Stockholm, NHL prospects came to the draft, hoping to hear their names called. Rocco Grimaldi’s height made him wait until the second day, …
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011
Edmonton makes WHL’s Nugent-Hopkins No. 1 overall draft pick
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was picked first in a center-heavy NHL draft by the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. The Oilers, slotted first overall for the second straight …