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NHL Draft Live Blog: First Round Highlights


We're trying something different this year. Keep checking back here for quick hits and analysis on the first round, we'll keep updating as we go. Newest info will be at the top...

It was a coronation with little mystery, but Rasmus Dahlin is officially a member of the Buffalo Sabres. The Frolunda defenseman gives the franchise a lot of hope, as he can do pretty much everything at a high level, especially skate. What I like best about this fit is that Dahlin can take pressure off Rasmus Ristolainen. Maybe we see what the big Finn can really do now that he won't be overburdened as much.



NHL Off-Season Outlook: Anaheim Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks have a decent core, but there's lots of tinkering left on the horizon. They need improvement from within, as well as a boost from some new faces, if they’re going to move up the Pacific standings.

Riikka Sallinen

Riikka Sallinen's Hall of Fame Career to be Honored

Riikka Sallinen had one of the greatest careers by a European women's hockey player and is one of the most decorated Finns of all time. Her Hall of Fame resume speaks for itself.

Jack Campbell

Could the Devils Look to Acquire Jack Campbell?

There's speculation the New Jersey Devils could be among Jack Campbell's suitors if he tests the open market.