Could Seattle have done better in the expansion draft?

1 day ago   |   By Sportsnet

I'm of the belief that if you took every current NHL GM and went back in time to put them in Ron Francis' shoes leading up to the expansion draft, the end result of leveraging zero assets from an opposing team and making one trade in its wake would not be replicated a single time.
I note this out of sheer bafflement, as it's part of what we all imagined Francis and his staff spent the previous weeks and months trying to make happen - how do we utilize our advantage when we start building our team? It just seems so unlikely, presuming there were hundreds of phone calls discussing seemingly...
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Seattle Kraken put community first, hockey second in lead-up to inaugural season

Seattle Kraken put community first, hockey second in lead-up to inaugural season

1 day ago   |   By USA Today

The Kraken, who now have players, have already become a fixture in the Seattle community, months before they play their first NHL game.
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LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

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Giannis Antetokounmpo à l'origine du geste classe de Monty Williams

Giannis Antetokounmpo à l'origine du geste classe de Monty Williams

Après le sacre des Milwaukee Bucks en NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo a invité l'entraîneur des Phoenix Suns Monty Williams dans son vestiaire. Read more ...

The one contract detail that proves how much Jadon Sancho wanted Man United...

The one contract detail that proves how much Jadon Sancho wanted Man United switch

After almost a year since Manchester United first registered an interest in Jadon Sancho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally got his man, and there's one contract detail that may... Read more ...

TRANSFERS - Galatasaray in official move-in talks with Van Aanholt

TRANSFERS - Galatasaray in official move-in talks with Van Aanholt

After having left Crystal Palace, past four years and a half into Eagles ranks, Dutch international left-back Patrick Van Aanholt, turning 31 on August 29, is in official... Read more ...

Rockies rally, win in 10th as Dodgers' bullpen woes continue

Rockies rally, win in 10th as Dodgers' bullpen woes continue

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Millman makes winning start at Tokyo Olympics

Millman makes winning start at Tokyo Olympics

John Millman makes a strong start at the Tokyo Olympics, while Sam Stosur exits in the first round... Read more ...

SERIE A - AC Milan in advanced extension talks with Theo Hernandez

SERIE A - AC Milan in advanced extension talks with Theo Hernandez

Coming from a groundbreaking seasonal performance, provided for AC Milan, French-Spanish left-back and wingback Theo Hernandez, according to latest Italian news, is in advanced... Read more ...

NHL draft: Canadiens select Logan Mailloux in controversial first-round pick

NHL draft: Canadiens select Logan Mailloux in controversial first-round pick

Mailloux had asked not to be drafted after it came to light he was charged in Sweden for taking and distributing an offensive photo without consent during a consensual sexual... Read more ...

Paul Pogba's move from Man United to PSG could be scuppered because of one...

Paul Pogba's move from Man United to PSG could be scuppered because of one crucial detail

It's abundantly clear now that Paul Pogba sees his future away from Manchester United, however, a potential deal with Paris Saint-Germain could be scuppered by one crucial... Read more ...

Sabres pick Michigan defenceman Owen Power 1st in NHL draft

Sabres pick Michigan defenceman Owen Power 1st in NHL draft

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