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2017 NHL Draft Roundup

By: Leo Scaglione Jr., Pinch-Hitting For the Maven Sure, the Devils seized headlines by owning the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. In case you didn’t know, they selected top-ranked international skater Nico Hischier, who suited up for Halifax (QMJHL) this past season. The wait is over…With the first overall pick in the […]

Meet the Devils, Rangers & Sabres First-Round Selections

The Devils, Rangers and Sabres all had picks in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft. Learn more about who they selected. DEVILS With the first overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils selected dynamic Swiss center Nico Hischier. Listed at 6-foot-1 and 178 pounds by NHL.com, Hischier became the first […]

Housley Comes Back Home to Sabres

The expression “Genius will out” fits Phil Housley‘s appointment as new Sabres head coach like a bowling ball making a perfect strike. Arguably the greatest American-born defenseman in history, Phil now joins an impressive list of Uncle Sam’s ice geniuses populating major league hockey. Try Mike Sullivan and Peter Laviolette for starters. And for Buffalonians, […]