Moments after the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Auston Matthews with the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens added to the excitement by making a pair of deals. Along with acquiring Andrew Shaw from the Chicago Blackhawks, GM Marc Bergevin dealt away Lars Eller to the Washington Capitals for second-round picks in 2017 and 2018. Capitals GM Brian MacLellan has now delivered yet again on an off-season promise.
A couple of hours before Buffalo will host the 2016 NHL Draft and Sabres forward Evander Kane is in the news again for the wrong reasons. From WIVB in Buffalo: Sources have confirmed to News 4 that two crime reports have been filed against Sabres’ left winger Evander Kane. The crime reports relate to an alleged incident following Kane’s appearance at a Buffalo bar called Bottom’s Up on Chippewa Street on Thursday night. Witnesses who called News 4 say Kane had been ejected from the bar that night. It’s not yet clear what crimes Kane is accused of committing. The Sabres have yet to comment. Earlier this year, Kane, 24, was cleared after an investigation into a sexual encounter he’d had in December