The Vegas Golden Knights are basically a hungry NFL offensive lineman approaching a buffet table right now.
It’s all a lot to take in … and the same goes for PHT’s coverage of the expansion draft.
With that in mind, here’s a handy guide to the most relevant stories. This post will be updated as the process goes along, so you might want to bookmark this to keep up.
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Vegas GM to teams fearing loss of players: “negotiate your way out of this.”
Similar theme: George McPhee “holds all the cards.”
Key dates in the process.
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One thing that didn’t go their way: the draft lottery.
Pierre McGuire will host a “Round Table Rally” on NBCSN after the expansion draft results are revealed during the 2017 NHL Awards.
History says competing right away won’t be easy for Vegas.
How NHL teams are handling these challenges (More to come)
The Blue Jackets might strike a deal to keep someone they want, although it could be very costly.
Toronto Maple Leafs