(Reuters) - Here is a list of number one overall selections from National Hockey League drafts: 2017 - Nico Hischier (New Jersey Devils) 2016 - Auston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs) 2015 - Connor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers) 2014 - Aaron Ekblad (Florida Panthers) 2013 - Nathan MacKinnon (Colorado Avalanche
There’s a constant debate within the Professional Hockey Writers Association about transparency in NHL Awards voting. Which is odd, when we’re the first ones to gripe about a lack of transparency within hockey, whether it’s about video reviews or Hall of Fame classes.
Brent Burns thought he made a colossal mistake just moments after he walked off stage Wednesday with the award that signified he was the NHL's top defenseman this season. “I kind of blacked out there for a minute,” Burns said on a conference call after he became the first Sharks player to win the