The Colorado Avalanche won the NHL's draft lottery and will select No. 1 overall from what will be a loaded 2013 prospect class. Insider NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down how he sees the draft selections playing out among the non-playoff teams.
Grant Sonier breaks down the 2013 draft's top 50 prospects, topped by the trio of Nathan MacKinnon, Jonathan Drouin and Seth Jones. But the most intriguing prospect in the draft is Russian Valeri Nichushkin, who could be in the running for No. 1.
Players and prospects weren't the only things savvy teams should have picked up from the 2013 trade deadline. Craig Custance points out several critical errors GMs should avoid when building their teams.
In the wake of the 2013 trade deadline, Corey Pronman examines which prospect pipelines were augmented the most. The Stars and the Preds did well for themselves; the Flames' impact will hinge on the 2013 draft.
As the NHL prepares to realign next season, questions remain as to how the potential relocation of a franchise could affect things. And Seattle's beautiful new arena proposal is adding fuel to the fire. Plus, the weekly mailbag.
As the trade deadline approaches, Craig Custance examines some key needs for playoff contenders. While Anders Lindback hasn't been the immediate answer for the Bolts, Tampa appears committed to him ... for now at least.