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  1. NHL -- Tampa Bay Lightning Tyler Johnson standing tall in rookie ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Lightning rookie Tyler Johnson didn't let going undrafted discourage him from chasing his NHL dream, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  2. Buffalo Sabres sign college defenseman Chad Ruhwedel

    The Buffalo Sabres have signed undrafted rookie free-agent defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract after he completed his college career at UMass Lowell.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  3. NHL: Success of Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz should come as ...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Undrafted and waived twice in the same month of his first full NHL season, Chris Kunitz never would have envisioned that one day he would be sitting third overall in scoring in the top league in the world, writes Pierre LeBrun.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  4. NHL Draft - Evaluating the top OHL prospects in the Super Series

    Grant Sonier

    Former NHL scout Grant Sonier breaks down the play of the drafted and undrafted prospects on the OHL Select team in the Nov. 8 game against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  5. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins' Pascal Dupuis has redefin...

    Scott Burnside

    Undrafted, at times unwanted, Pascal Dupuis turned the disappointments early in his career into something that every player cherishes -- a home, a place to be needed and wanted.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  6. Rolling Maple Leafs add to Ducks' struggles

    Tyler Bozak scored two goals, Joffrey Lupul had two assists against his former Anaheim teammates, and the Maple Leafs beat the Ducks 5-2 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 27, 2011
  7. 2011 Hall class all about perseverance

    Pierre LeBrun

    TORONTO -- Ed Belfour went undrafted by the NHL. Doug Gilmour went undrafted one year before going in the seventh round the next year. Joe Nieuwendyk didn't think he was good enough for major junior hockey in Canada, so he went to Cornell. ...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  8. 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame -- A look at inductee Doug Gilmour

    Pierre LeBrun

    Doug Gilmour waited for the NHL to come calling. He then waited for respect. So it should come as no surprise that he had to wait eight years for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  9. Girardi a big piece of Rangers' puzzle

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- If it's possible for a blue-line corps to have a soul, it's fair to say Dan Girardi would be the soul of the New York Rangers' young defensive group. The undrafted Girardi has gone from an anonymous tryout player to a highly re...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  10. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Teddy Purcell emerging as under-the-radar thre...

    Lindsay Berra

    Teddy Purcell went undrafted, shuttled between the minors and the NHL, and was dealt for a fourth-liner. But after a command from Bolts coach Guy Boucher, he's emerged as an under-the-radar threat for Tampa Bay.

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  11. 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs: Leadership more than a 'C' for Martin ...

    Scott Burnside

    Undrafted, unwanted early in his career, St. Louis has a fierceness about him, even as he barrels toward his 36th birthday, that leaves his teammates in awe and his team one win from an improbable trip to the 2011 Stanley Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  12. Bolts' Teddy Purcell no longer a spare part

    Scott Burnside

    BOSTON -- Teddy Purcell was taping his stick in the visitors' dressing room in Nashville on March 3, 2010, when he looked up at the television to find his life had taken a dramatic turn. Undrafted, perhaps under-appreciated and definitely a spare ...

    Blog | May 22, 2011
  13. 2011 NHL draft: Could Chad Genoway become a second coming of Adam...

    Gare Joyce

    In 1985, one undrafted college prospect was, by way of RPI, Mr. Adam Oates. He went on to have a pretty good career. As NHL execs scour college ranks for the next Adam Oates, one intriguing name stands out: Chay Genoway.

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  14. 2011 NHL draft: Denis Golubev impressed at World Juniors, but wil...

    Gare Joyce

    Gare Joyce looks at Denis Golubev. This prospect is a tank on the ice, scored a game-winner against Sweden at the World Juniors, and yet... is undrafted. His stock brings up the old issue of doing your homework on drafting Russians.

    Blog | Conversation | January 11, 2011
  15. Rules - Waivers and Free Agency

    Fantasy Baseball Rules - Waivers and Free Agency

    Story | July 16, 2009
  16. 5 Things: Promotions, ticket sales vex Coyotes

    Scott Burnside

    Times are hard enough in Phoenix, where hockey fans are staying away in droves. Worse, by putting the kibosh on a team promotion, the NHL is just piling on, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2009