1 ( edited by KilkennyDan 03-11-17 01:39)

Topic: 2017 NHL Draft

The expansion draft in mid-June is going to get more attention because every team will lose a player off the current organization.  The entry draft - once you get past the first 2 to 3 picks - is usually about boys that may be a few years, if ever, from making an impact.

Still the entry draft is the best way to build a team over the long haul.  It's time to start taking a look.

One thing I have found very challenging is to stay on top of Euro prospects.  But there are a ton of NHL players from Europe, so it's important.  I found this site that may be of interest: http://draftineurope.blogspot.com/

Overall the 2017 is shaping up to be a rather weak draft class.  Otherwise, the lottery will operate the same way it did last year; Vegas will be seeded as if they were the 29th team, (3rd overall pick) before the lottery.

Go Cornell Big Red - County Kilkenny - Go Cats!

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Thank you!: Will

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