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Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

DALLAS — The Calgary Flames made a splash at the NHL draft Saturday, dealing star defenceman Dougie Hamilton to the Carolina Hurricanes in a five-player trade.
Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

DALLAS — The dullness of the first day of the NHL draft gave way to significant activity on Day 2 in the form of a trade between the Hurricanes and Flames that laid the groundwork for more moves to come.
Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames

Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames

DALLAS — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenceman Dougie Hamilton as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft.
Buffalo Sabres select defenceman Rasmus Dahlin 1st overall in NHL draft

Buffalo Sabres select defenceman Rasmus Dahlin 1st overall in NHL draft

DALLAS — The draft has become one of the most highly-anticipated days on the NHL calendar in the league's salary cap era.
Edmonton Oilers select defenceman Evan Bouchard 10th overall in NHL draft

Edmonton Oilers select defenceman Evan Bouchard 10th overall in NHL draft

DALLAS — Evan Bouchard has already started thinking about passing the puck to Connor McDavid.
Montreal Canadiens pick forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi third overall at NHL draft

Montreal Canadiens pick forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi third overall at NHL draft

DALLAS — Jesperi Kotkaniemi knew the Montreal Canadiens were hungry for help down the middle. He hopes hit can he can fill that void after the club used the third pick in the first round of the NHL draft Friday to select the 17-year-old centre.
Vancouver Canucks use seventh overall pick to select defenceman Quintin Hughes

Vancouver Canucks use seventh overall pick to select defenceman Quintin Hughes

DALLAS — The Vancouver Canucks came into the first round of the NHL draft looking to add speed and talent to their blue line. They got their man Friday, selecting defenceman Quintin Hughes with seventh overall pick.
Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

DALLAS — The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals cleared some space to try to re-sign a handful of key free agents by trading veteran defenceman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in t
Ottawa Senators select winger Brady Tkachuk fourth overall in NHL draft

Ottawa Senators select winger Brady Tkachuk fourth overall in NHL draft

DALLAS — Brady Tkachuk earned some family bragging rights Friday. The Ottawa Senators selected the 18-year-old winger with the fourth overall pick in the NHL draft, two spots higher than older brother Matthew went to the Calgary Flames in 2016.
Maple Leafs trade down, use 29th pick to select defenceman Rasmus Sandin

Maple Leafs trade down, use 29th pick to select defenceman Rasmus Sandin

DALLAS — Rasmus Sandin had an inkling the Toronto Maple Leafs would be calling his name after meeting with management before the NHL draft. The 18-year-old defenceman's intuition turned out to be spot on. Toronto traded down from No. 25 to No.