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Way-too-early top-10 rankings for the 2019 draft

Jack Hughes sure seems like the top pick, but who else makes the early top 10 for next year's draft?

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Why Jack Hughes is the top-ranked 2019 draft prospect

Meet Jack Hughes, the record-breaking center who is expected to go No. 1 in next June's NHL draft.

NHL Draft

Draft grades: Blackhawks re-loading

Chris Peters grades and analyzes the draft picks for all 31 NHL teams.

Winners and losers of the 2018 NHL draft weekend

While 217 prospects found new homes, the weekend also had trades, free-agent decisions and lots of chatter. Here's who came out ahead -- and behind.

2018 NHL draft: Every pick for all 31 teams

Find details on every pick of the 2018 NHL draft here.

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Ilya Kovalchuk picks the Kings: Now what?

The 35-year-old free agent is headed to Los Angeles. What does that mean for other free agents, trade targets and the Kovy runners-up?

Trade Reactions

Trade Grades: Canes come out ahead in Hanifin-Hamilton swap

A five-player deal electrified the proceedings on Day 2 of the 2018 draft. Who came out ahead?

Trade Grades: Avs earn high mark for landing Grubauer

The Avalanche picked up one of the biggest prizes on the 2018 trade market. Who won the deal?



Avs set up platoon in net, Caps may reunite with Orpik

Emily Kaplan and Greg Wyshynski break down the trade between the Avalanche and Capitals that sent Philipp Grubauer and Brooks Orpik to Colorado.



Emily Kaplan and Greg Wyshynski talk about day one of the NHL Draft, including the Brooks Orpik trade and a look ahead to day two.

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This is Elliott. He's a Capitals fan at the #NHLDraft. And he's waited a long time to drink from this mug.

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