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  1. NHL changes lottery rules -- 14 teams eligible for top pick

    The NHL is borrowing a page from the NBA when it comes to the draft lottery.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  2. NHL: Prospect Seth Jones ready for hockey world's spotlight

    Craig Custance

    With the NHL lockout in full effect, Seth Jones is squarely in the crosshairs of teams, scouts, fans and the hockey community, and there might not be an 18-year-old better prepared for the attention, writes Craig Custance.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  3. Little impact for NHL draft age change

    Alvin Chang

    An NHL prospect recently told me that, as a 15-year-old, he felt he needed to show people that his entire life was about hockey -- because in three short years, judgment day would come. Judgment day is, of course, the NHL draft. And some people, inc...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  4. 2012 NHL draft - Potential age limit would have little impact on ...

    Alvin Chang

    Alvin Chang examines the NHL draft to determine what impact a proposed age change would have on both the league and its young players. His findings? The impact would be fairly minimal.

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  5. Why the NHL draft lottery is flawed

    Alvin Chang

    In 1993, the Ottawa Senators were accused of tanking games on purpose. Why? So they could get the No. 1 overall pick and draft Alexandre Daigle. But this season, they did exactly the opposite: They finished strong, and it could hurt them more than ...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  6. 2011 NHL Draft: Why the NHL draft lottery is inherently flawed

    Alvin Chang

    Due to a significant drop in talent among the top picks and a predictable draft order -- despite the lottery -- there is a huge incentive for teams out of the playoffs to throw games late. To that end, Alvin Chang says the lotto needs fixing.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  7. NFL and NBA drafts rob players - Peter Keating - ESPN The Magazin...

    Peter Keating

    Aside from the mega guaranteed deals signed by only the top NFL rookies, most draftees, on average, are actually paid less than what they are worth to the team. Plus, why the NBA needs to model its draft after the NHL's.

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2010
  8. Kudos to Canada and the NHL draft

    Bill Simmons

    After stumbling onto the NHL draft, Bill Simmons was hooked and had no choice but to do a running diary.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2007
  9. 2012 NBA Draft -- Dallas Mavericks' second-round pick will face u...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Mavs face a tall task finding an impact player in the second round.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  10. NBA - NBA should move to universal draft - ESPN The Magazine

    Peter Keating

    To fix the scourge of the one-and-done rule, basketball should borrow a page from the NHL and let freedom reign, writes Peter Keating in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  11. Davis, Wroten would help Hornets

    David Thorpe

    In 2006, fortune smiled on the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks. Mired in nearly two decades of mediocrity, the Blackhawks were blessed with two top picks in the 2006 and 2007 NHL entry drafts. With those two picks, the Blackhawks drafted two future All...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  12. NBA draft - New Orleans Hornets need to draft Anthony Davis and T...

    David Thorpe

    With two likely lottery picks, David Thorpe breaks down the New Orleans Hornets and says Anthony Davis and Tony Wroten might be the best fits for them.

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  13. Games We're Watching: Livin' on a prayer

    Sarah Spain

    The Hornets, Magic and Trail Blazers are all one bad game away from summer vacation. Will we see three more teams advance or get a few more Game 7s? With hoops, hockey, baseball and a big day for NFL hopefuls, here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  14. Find out what your sports collectible items are worth

    Stephen Costello

    Check your attic or man cave for some collectibles because ESPN is teaming up with sports memorabilia expert Brandon Steiner to examine some prized items and offer approximate appraisals every month.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  15. Every sport seems to have evolved into a year-round season, which...

    Jeff MacGregor

    We're fat with sports right now: baseball, pro hoops, NHL playoffs, golf, the NFL draft next week. But are we happy? Can we really appreciate a season if it never ends?

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2010
  16. Wayne Drehs: Meeting of 2007 top picks from NBA, NHL

    Wayne Drehs

    The No. 1 picks from the 2007 NBA and NHL drafts, Greg Oden and Patrick Kane, met for the first time Monday. Wayne Drehs finds out what ties them together.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009