Lightning GM Steve Yzerman took a risk by selecting three Russians in the 2011 draft despite the lack of a transfer agreement. So what would such an agreement do for the draft stock of Russian prospects? Alvin Chang examines the question.
As the NHL draft lottery nears (Tuesday, April 13), Alvin Chang -- a consistent information-seeker when it comes to the pucks -- looks at CSS rankings for the last two years in terms of draft outcomes. They're spot-on. Plus: a detailed news roundup.