Latest NHL Entry Draft News

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews is congratulated for his goal during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

MacKinnon reaches 500 points as Avalanche top Kings 3-2

Jan. 20, 2021 1:59 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon became the first member of the 2013 NHL draft class to reach 500 points, Devon Toews and Mikko Rantanen scored power-play goals and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night. MacKinnon, selected by the Avalanche with the first overall...

Senators acquire Coburn, Paquette, pick from Lightning

Dec. 27, 2020 9:59 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn, forward Cedric Paquette and a 2022 second-round draft pick from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night in exchange for forward Marian Gaborik and goalie Anders Nilsson. Both Gaborik and Nilsson, who have a combined annual...

Arizona Coyotes center Derek Stepan (21) skates past New York Islanders left wing Anthony Beauvillier (18) in the second period during an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Coyotes send Derek Stepan to Senators for 2nd-round pick

Dec. 27, 2020 12:02 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have traded veteran center Derek Stepan to the Ottawa Senators for a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL draft. “On behalf of the entire Coyotes organization, I would like to thank Derek for everything he did for the Coyotes the past three seasons,”...

Hockey Canada: Rangers won't loan Lafreniere to junior team

Dec. 3, 2020 7:38 PM EST

RED DEER, Alberta (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere will not play for Canada in the world junior hockey championship. Hockey Canada said in a statement Thursday that the NHL’s New York Rangers will not loan Lafreniere to Canada’s team for the tournament in Edmonton. The Rangers selected Lafreniere...