CHICAGO — Ever since the Flyers and New Jersey Devils climbed numerous spots in the April 29 draft lottery, the debate began: Who would go No. 1, Nico Hischier or Nolan Patrick? For most of the last year, Patrick had been ranked No. 1 by draft experts, but an outstanding season helped Hischier get selected
Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger eventually wants to be a general manager, and Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon saw that as an opportunity. The Panthers added Pronger to their front-office staff, announcing Thursday they've given him the title of Senior Advisor to the President of Hockey Operations.
Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last. The Edmonton captain claimed the award as the NHL's most valuable player Wednesday night at the league's postseason awards show at T-Mobile Arena, the new home of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights