2017 Expansion Draft

From one extreme to the other. Yesterday, I published a mock expansion draft that showed the potential of the Vegas Golden Knights selecting the best players available from every team without making any trades or side deals. Mock Expansion Draft: Golden Knights Select Best Players Available – https://t.co/Xon26SVspt #hockey #THW pic.twitter.com/9v1F5L7RzV — The Hockey Writers
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On Saturday, the Detroit Red Wings submitted their protected list for the Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft along with the other 29 NHL teams. These lists were made available to the public yesterday. Red Wings GM Ken Holland previously stated that he was going to protect seven forwards, three defensemen, and one goalie. Which specific
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This is a collaboration between Vegas Golden Knights writers Thomas Conroy and Shayna Goldman analyzing the 2017 Expansion Draft by each division. Here are the previews for the Atlantic, Metropolitan and Central Divisions. The Vegas Golden Knights have a great opportunity to make life difficult for their Pacific Division rivals. How? Well, the Knights’ strategy
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For the first time in nearly two full decades, the Calgary Flames will participate in the National Hockey League’s expansion draft as the Vegas Golden Knights join the league in mid-June. Compared to the other 29 established clubs, the Flames are sitting in very good shape. They’ve made the post-season in two of their past
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The Boston Bruins offseason started a little earlier than they would have hoped. The team has already started making moves though with Anders Bjork leaving Notre Dame and signing his entry-level contract with the Bruins. Shortly after that signing though, it appears Bruins’ general manager Don Sweeney is ready to continue a potentially busy offseason.
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Most summers, free agency and the entry draft are the marked and bolded dates on the NHL calendar. This summer, those events may take second and third place in anticipation of the Expansion Draft less than a month away. Like the 29 other teams that will have one player selected by the Vegas Golden Knights,
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