NHL Draft

Kaapo Kakko of Finland celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the United States in the gold medal game of the IIHF World Junior Championship on Jan. 5, 2019, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Sean Hartnett
May 14, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Monday’s IIHF World Championship preliminary round meeting between the United States and Finland offered Rangers and Devils fans a glimpse of expected No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko.
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Boomer and Gio
April 10, 2019 - 8:47 am
Boomer was fired-up on Wednesday morning after the Rangers landed the No. 2 pick in the upcoming NHL Draft. Click to read more.
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April 09, 2019 - 8:45 pm
The NHL finally unveiled the draft order Tuesday night, and announced that the Devils will be selecting first in June's NHL Draft. The Rangers landed the second overall pick.
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Vitali Kravtsov poses for a photo with team representatives after being selected as the ninth overall pick by the New York Rangers in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
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Sean Hartnett
June 25, 2018 - 2:01 pm
How did the Rangers fare at the 2018 NHL draft? It depends on whom you ask. The Rangers’ 10 selections have split fans into two camps.
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Ty Smith puts on a Devils sweater after being drafted by the team 17th overall on June 22, 2018, in Dallas.
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Steve Lichtenstein
June 25, 2018 - 11:36 am
As the NHL continues to evolve into a speed game on every shift, clubs are placing greater value on defensemen who can keep up with these burners.
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Islanders' first-round draft pick Oliver Wahlstrom poses with  with team representatives after being selected as the 11th overall pick.
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Andy Graziano
June 25, 2018 - 10:45 am
Fans of the New York Islanders aren’t used to winning all that much. One playoff series victory in the just-completed 12-year tenure of general manager Garth Snow proves that statement. Throw in ownership and arena follies, and let’s be honest: They weren’t a team talked about much in a positive...
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Vitali Kravtsov poses for a photo with team representatives after being selected as the ninth overall pick by the New York Rangers in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
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Sean Hartnett
June 23, 2018 - 9:21 am
https://twitter.com/hartnetthockey The Rangers held firm at ninth overall and elected to pass on sniping wing Oliver Wahlstrom and a pair of highly-touted defensemen Evan Bouchard and Noah Dobson. Instead, the Blueshirts elected to draft 18-year-old Russian right wing Vitali Kravtsov.
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Vitali Kravtsov
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June 22, 2018 - 10:54 pm
The Rangers used the first of three first-round draft picks Friday night on Russian winger Vitali Kravtsov.
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Islanders' first-round draft pick Oliver Wahlstrom poses with  with team representatives after being selected as the 11th overall pick.
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June 22, 2018 - 9:24 pm
The Islanders added some offense and some defense with their back-to-back first-round picks in the NHL draft Friday night.
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