2018 - Page 31

Breaking Down the Hurricanes/Flames Trade

Day one of the NHL Draft was quiet, but the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames made a big splash on day two.  The Hurricanes traded Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm to the Flames for Dougie ... Continue reading →

DailyFaceoff NHL Mock Draft 2.0

I created a Mock Draft at the end of May, didn’t change anything and wrote profiles on every pick over the last 22 days.   A lot has changed since then. The NHL combine went down, ... Continue reading →

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.31 — Alexander Alexeyev

Fresh off of the first Stanley Cup in franchise history, the Washington Capitals have already lost their head coach but own the No.31 and No.46 overall picks in the first two rounds.  The Capitals’ prospect ... Continue reading →

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.30 — Martin Kaut

The rebuild is on in Detroit and the 2018 NHL Draft is going help in a big way.  The Red Wings own the No.6, No.30, No.33 and No.36 picks in the first two rounds. Additionally, they ... Continue reading →

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.29 — Ryan Merkley

The St. Louis Blues missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011, ending a six-year run of making the postseason.  It was almost shocking because the Blues were tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning for ... Continue reading →

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.28 — Ty Dellandrea

The New York Rangers’ crazy first-round continues with the No.28 overall pick.  Despite already having a talented NHL roster and high-end prospects in their system, the Rangers are really putting themselves in a nice position ... Continue reading →

Trotz named Islanders Head Coach

Three days after stepping down as the Head Coach of the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz has been named the 17th Head Coach in New York Islanders’ history.  Further to what @FriedgeHNIC is saying here, I'... Continue reading →

2018 NHL Award Winners

The Annual NHL Awards were held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas last night and there were a bunch of first-time winners.  Below I’ve listed all of the award winners ... Continue reading →

Market for Skinner heating up; Hurricanes want to sign Hanifin long-term

Just six weeks after he was named the General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, Don Waddell is already very busy. It seems like Jeff Skinner’s name has been floating around the trade market for ... Continue reading →

NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.27 — Jett Woo

The Chicago Blackhawks missed the playoffs in 2018 but are set up well in the NHL Draft.  The Blackhawks selected forward Oliver Wahlstrom with the No.8 overall pick in the DFO Mock Draft and they also ... Continue reading →