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2021 NHL Draft: The Top Choices to Go No. 1

From a wide range of high-quality defensemen to European pros, there's no clear top prospect just yet.

Unlike in 2020 with Alexis Lafreniere, the race to be selected first overall in 2021 is wide open with no clear favorite. Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down the best bets early in the running. 

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Brad Lambert
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Brad Lambert Proving Doubters Wrong With Dream Pre-Season

Once a challenger for the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NHL draft, Brad Lambert went 30th overall. His impressive pre-season means the Winnipeg Jets have a nice problem: should he stay or should he go?

Jesse Puljujarvi
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Can The Oilers Find A Taker For Jesse Puljujarvi?

The Edmonton Oilers must become cap compliant, but will anybody trade for Jesse Puljujarvi to free up space?

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Hockey Quebec Freezes Sending Registration Fees To Hockey Canada

Hockey Quebec voted to freeze sending registration fees to Hockey Canada after losing confidence in the national organization.