NHL Entry Draft

For the first time in two years, the Vancouver Canucks will have a first-round pick and for the sixth time in eight years, they will have a top-ten pick. From those first rounds, they have come away with Bo Horvat (2013), Jake Virtanen (2014), Olli Juolevi (2016), Elias Pettersson (2017), Quinn Hughes (2018), and Vasily
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The 2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh is notable for being the 50th NHL Entry Draft and for producing many present-day stars who are in their primes, such as Morgan Rielly, Jacob Trouba, Filip Forsberg, Tomas Hertl, and Andrey Vasilevskiy. The 2012 NHL Entry Draft produced a number of players who have entered their primes
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With many faces like Aleksander Barkov and Sebastian Aho becoming superstars in the NHL, Finland has become an even bigger hot spot for NHL talent. There are currently 59 active players from Finland in the NHL, which equates to 5.8% of the league, the fifth most from any country. With the 2021 NHL Draft nearing,
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After one of their most successful seasons in franchise history, the Florida Panthers find themselves under pressure to repeat their success, especially with captain Aleksander Barkov set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2021-22 season and Jonathan Huberdeau’s contract expiring the next offseason. Related: THW 2021 NHL Draft Guide With both of those
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The 2021 NHL Draft will be one for the history books. Every draft is filled with surprises, but none will compare to this year. For one thing, there still isn’t a consensus first-overall pick; while college defenseman Owen Power has topped most mock drafts, teammate Matthew Beniers is also a strong candidate for the top
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Welcome to a brand new series here at The Hockey Writers called “Road to the Draft.” In this series, our draft contributors will count down from 32nd overall all the way to 1st overall and revisit each player taken with that pick between 2010 and 2020. The goal of this series is to reflect on
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The 2021 Draft Lottery is now set for July 23, and the teams hoping for the first overall pick are starting to dream of adding that next great piece to their roster. The majority of top NHL draft picks do work out in some form or fashion, but not always. In 1993, the Ottawa Senators
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The 2018 and 2019 drafts are somewhat of a sore spot for fans of the Detroit Red Wings for two reasons: the Hughes brothers. Quinn, a defenseman, was selected in 2018 by the Vancouver Canucks at seventh overall, the next pick after the Red Wings drafted Filip Zadina. The tanking “motto” for the 2018-19 season
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Consider The Hockey Writers your go-to source for everything related to the NHL Draft and this page your live home page for information on the upcoming 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Bookmark this page and check back often as it will be constantly updated leading up to hockey’s version of Christmas. THW’s 2021 NHL Draft Guide is your quintessential draft
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