Tag Archives: 2017 NHL Expansion Daft
For weeks now, the talk amongst NHL fans has been who the Vegas Golden Knights, the newest NHL franchise, would be selecting in the NHL Expansion Draft; the selections were announced tonight during the NHL Award Show in, coincidentally, Las … Continue reading
It’s looking more and more like Karl Alzner won’t be returning to the Capitals next season and it’s also doubtful that he’ll be in Vegas. Alzner, who is an unrestricted free agent, met with the Golden Knights during their 72-hour … Continue reading
Assistant General Manager Ross Mahoney took time out of his Monday, two days before the Vegas Golden Knights pick the players for their team, to talk about the Expansion Draft and some of the Capitals’ prospects.
Greetings and salutations Vegas Golden Knights organization and welcome to the league. I know you’re pretty busy with this whole creating a team from scratch thing. I get it, I play NHL17 (a little too much if you ask my … Continue reading
@VegasGoldenKnights The lists are in. By Saturday at 5:00 P.M., NHL teams had to submit a list of players they wished to protect for the Expansion Draft on a format of either seven forwards, three defensemen and one goalie or … Continue reading
I hate chess. I mean I used to try to play – it looked like fun, but as a kid, I quickly learned that I was terrible at the game because for every move made, I had to try to … Continue reading
Hold your breath. The rumors and projections are now over and it’s official. Here are who the Capitals are going to protect for the upcoming expansion draft.
Photo: John Locher/AP The most exciting as well as scary time in the NHL offseason for hockey fans everywhere is about to get underway. The process for the expansion draft goes into action this weekend and it’ll only be a … Continue reading
For the expansion draft next week, teams have the option of protecting 7 forwards, 3 defensemen, and a goalie or 8 skaters and a goalie. The challenge is that neither strategy allows the Capitals to protect all of their most … Continue reading
While the entire hockey world is disappointed to find out that the first trade of the offseason features a 5th Round Draft pick being traded for a former 7th Round Draft pick, the Capitals acquiring Tyler Graovac for a 2018 … Continue reading