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  • Panthers win 2014 NHL Draft Lottery, first overall pick

    Panthers win 2014 NHL Draft Lottery, first overall pick

    The Florida Panthers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday, granting the team the first overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Florida had an 18.8 per cent chance of winning the draft lottery, second only to the Buffalo Sabres' 25 per cent odds. Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad is the top-ranked prospect heading into the draft.

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  • Ekblad remains atop TSN's Lottery Edition draft ranking

    Ekblad remains atop TSN's Lottery Edition draft ranking

    Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad is still No. 1 on TSN's Lottery Edition Prospects ranking. In a survey of 12 NHL team scouts by TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, Ekblad garnered seven first-place votes, ahead of the three cast for second-ranked Kootenay Ice centre Sam Reinhart. Kingston Frontenacs centre Sam Bennett had two votes, putting him in third.
  • Carlyle dissects Leafs' season; doesn't speculate on future

    Carlyle dissects Leafs' season; doesn't speculate on future

    Randy Carlyle could only speak for the moment when asked about his future as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, addressing the media on Tuesday for the first time after his team's season ended short of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. "I'm here today," he said when asked whether he would be back with the club for the 2014-15 season.
  • Senators owner Melnyk says team needs leadership

    Senators owner Melnyk says team needs leadership

    Eugene Melnyk expects to make the playoffs every year, and when his team misses out he plans to make sure it doesn't happen again. The Ottawa Senators owner voiced his disappointment over the team's performance this season in a conference call with media Tuesday, and said changes could be coming.
  • Oilers GM MacTavish gives Eakins vote of confidence

    Oilers GM MacTavish gives Eakins vote of confidence

    Edmonton general manager Craig MacTavish says he's optimistic about the future of the Oilers. MacTavish held a season-ending news conference today and said he's convinced that head coach Dallas Eakins is the right coach to lead the Oilers to more successful times.
  • Canadiens' Moen skates for first time since concussion

    Canadiens' Moen skates for first time since concussion

    Travis Moen returned to Montreal Canadiens practice on Tuesday and skated with his teammates for the first time since suffering a concussion in a fight three weeks ago. After practice, head coach Michel Therrien said that Moen will travel with the team to Tampa as the team gets set to play the Lightning in Game 1 on Wednesday night.
  • Button's 2014 NHL mock draft for the lottery teams

    Button's 2014 NHL mock draft for the lottery teams

    With the order of the first 13 for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft now set, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button put together a mock draft for the lottery teams. Button believes the Florida Panthers will take Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad with the first overall pick. Ekblad had 23 goals and 30 assists for 53 points in 58 games this season in the Ontario Hockey League.
  • Chad Johnson on the field with Alouettes to open minicamp

    Chad Johnson on the field with Alouettes to open minicamp

    Chad Johnson is back on a football field, and says he's humble for the opportunity. The former NFL receiver who once went by the last name of Ochocinco is in a minicamp this week with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes. The three-day session began Tuesday and there's a real chance Johnson will be with the club when its season begins in June.
  • Knicks rout Nets for third time, win without injured Anthony

    Knicks rout Nets for third time, win without injured Anthony

    Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday night to win the season series between city rivals. The Knicks prevented the Nets from clinching the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs and won their third straight in their too-little, too-late strong finish. Amare Stoudemire and J.R. Smith each added 14 points.
  • Leafs' Reimer, Rielly agree to join Team Canada for worlds

    Leafs' Reimer, Rielly agree to join Team Canada for worlds

    The season is not quite done yet for a pair of Toronto Maple Leafs players. Goaltender James Reimer and defenceman Morgan Rielly have agreed to represent Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.
  • Cullen: 2014 NHL Playoff Picks

    Cullen: 2014 NHL Playoff Picks

    Scott Cullen looks at the 2014 playoff picture, including his Top 160 skaters, plus goaltenders, based on projections for this year's playoffs. This year's playoffs bring a new format, which means no re-seeding after the first round and that allows for picking by bracket, perhaps making things a little more predictable at least in terms of knowing future matchups.
  • MacArthur: Jays pitcher Happ unhappy in bullpen

    MacArthur: Jays pitcher Happ unhappy in bullpen

    J.A. Happ returned to the Blue Jays in time for the club's three-game series against the Twins. He'll be a long reliever for the foreseeable future, something with which he's not thrilled. TSN Radio 1050's Scott MacArthur has more.
  • NHL Play of the Year Showdown: Fleury vs. Smith

    NHL Play of the Year Showdown: Fleury vs. Smith

    TSN.ca's NHL Play of the Year showdown continues today with a battle between two goaltenders making the highlight reel in completely opposite ways. The second match-up of the Round of 32 is a battle between two of the top Canadian netminders in the NHL: Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins and The Phoenix Coyotes' Mike Smith.
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