Latest NHL Entry Draft News

Boston Bruins hire firm to review player vetting process

Nov. 15, 2022 17:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have hired a law firm led by former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to review their player vetting process after signing prospect Mitchell Miller and then rescinding his contract offer. The team announced Tuesday it retained Lynch of the law firm...

Canucks acquire Ethan Bear, Lane Pederson from Hurricanes

Oct. 28, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The struggling Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Ethan Bear and forward Lane Pederson from the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday for a fifth-round draft pick. The 25-year-old Bear had five goals and nine assists in 58 games for the Hurricanes last...

Slafkovsky scores first NHL goal, Canadiens beat Coyotes 6-2

Oct. 20, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Top draft pick Juraj Slafkovsky scored his first NHL goal and the Montreal Canadiens had a three-goal first period in a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. “It’s amazing. To score my first goal in this building, it’s a dream come true for...

Canucks get Stillman from Blackhawks for Dickinson, pick

Oct. 08, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Riley Stillman from the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday for center Jason Dickinson and a 2024 second-round draft pick. Stillman had two goals and 10 assists in 52 games last season, his second with Chicago...

Slafkovsky disappointed he can't deliver win in Habs' debut

Sep. 16, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In finishing his Canadiens' competitive debut with a near three-minute shift, Montreal's celebrated rookie forward Juraj Slafkovsky had more than enough energy to take one long spin around the ice before heading to the locker room. Rather than being spent from...