For a team that needed to desperately make "tweaks" to the roster, the Minnesota Wild were awfully quiet during the draft. New GM Paul Fenton made precisely zero trades both on Friday and Saturday...
by: Associated Press — Star Tribune 24 Jun
The Timberwolves and Wild, both desperate for young talent, held picks two-thirds of the way through the first round of their respective drafts, meaning they had no chance to acquire a sure-thing superstar.
by: Kevin Allen, USA TODAY — USA Today 23 Jun
Buffalo Sabres make Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin the first pick of the 2018 NHL draft; analysis on all of the first-round picks.
NHL Draft 2018 Review: No surprise at No. 1 but draft boards go haywire with Montreal, Arizona selections
by: National Post Staff — National Post 27 Jun
The Canadiens, Senators, Canucks, Oilers and Maple Leafs had first-round picks but an expected rash of trades never materialized
by: Kyle McKenna — Elite Sports NY 22 Jun
Find out what blockbuster trade the New York Rangers could make with the Carolina Hurricanes at the 2018 NHL Draft this weekend.
by: Sean Treppedi — Fansided: Empire Writes Back 22 Jun
The New York Rangers are expected to restrain themselves from the big names on the free agency market this offseason and stick with the youth movement. One...
by: Sean O'Leary — The Score 22 Jun
Any NHL draft selection is at best an educated guess. Even among the top picks, a year's worth of scouting and analysis boils down to an uncertain decision, with teams hoping, at the very least, that this one pans out.Each year, the talent is distributed.
by: Dave Lozo — Vice Sports 21 Jun
There were some bad votes (George McPhee as GM of the Year) and gimmicks (hello, magic show) at the NHL Awards, but Taylor Hall winning the Hart Trophy was not one of them.
by: Mike Johnston — Sportsnet 21 Jun
There were no major surprises at the 2018 NHL Awards but there were some tight ballots, interesting tidbits to digest as well as some head-scratchers.
by: James O'Brien — NBC Sports: Pro Hockey Talk 21 Jun
Recapping all the hardware that was handed out.
by: USA TODAY Sports — USA Today 21 Jun
Buffalo Sabres have the top pick in the NHL draft and are expected to take Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.