Tag Archives: 2021 NHL Draft

The Best Trade Acquisitions Of The 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: NHL.com During every NHL season (both in-season or the offseason), teams make trades to improve their roster. While some backfire, a lot end up paying off big time for some teams. NoVa Caps looks at the five best trade … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Ratings: Expansion Draft Soars, Entry Draft Up Slightly

The first round of the 2021 NHL Draft averaged 268,000 viewers on ESPN2 last Friday night — up 3% from last year, when the event aired in November on NBCSN (259K). This year’s draft was once again held virtually.

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Capitals Select Defenseman Brent Johnson In The Third Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

The Washington Capitals selected right-handed defenseman Brent Johnson in the third round (#80 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson will attend the University of North Dakota in the fall.

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Blue Jackets Trade Seth Jones, 32nd Overall Pick, 2022 Sixth-Round Pick To Blackhawks For Adam Boqvist, 12th Overall Pick, 44th Overall Pick, 2022 First-Round Pick

Photo: Bleacher Nation The Columbus Blue Jackets traded right-handed defenseman Seth Jones in addition to the 32nd overall pick in Friday’s 2021 NHL Draft and a 2022 sixth-round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in exchange for right-handed … Continue reading

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Flyers Acquire Rasmus Ristolainen From Sabres For 14th Overall Pick Friday Night, 2023 Second-Round Pick, Robert Hagg

Photo: The Athletic The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Friday afternoon that they have acquired right-handed defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for the 14th overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft on Friday night (8 PM ET, … Continue reading

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2021 NHL Entry Draft Primer

The NHL Entry Draft has always signaled a time of renewal for NHL hockey fans. The previous season and all of it’s stats and stories have finally been put to bed, as NHL fans, one and all, begin to set … Continue reading

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Capitals And NHL 2021 Offseason Calendar

As we get into the thick of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, more teams are going to be sent packing and preparing for next season. While there will not be much action on the ice, there will be plenty of … Continue reading

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Sabres Win First Overall Pick In 2021 NHL Draft; Kraken Move Up One Spot And Will Pick Second

Photo: MGoBlue The Buffalo Sabres won the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery on Wednesday night and will pick first overall on Friday, July 23. The draft will be held virtually for a second straight year.

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Report: NHL Hoping To Start 2021-22 Season On October 12

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the NHL is hoping that the 2021-22 season will start on Tuesday, October 12. Training camps would open on Wednesday, September 22 in that case.

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