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Late Evening Line- Bob McKenzie

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The First Round Of The 2021 NHL Draft

I'll be addig the picks to this post.

Owen Power goes to Buffalo with the #1 pick.

Seattle pick is Matthew Berniers

Mason McTavish picked by the Anaheim Ducks

New Jersey Devils select Luke Hughes

Kent Johnson goes to the Columbus Blue Jackets

The Detroit Red Wings select Simon Edvinsson

William Eklund taken by the San Jose Sharks

LA Kings pick Brandt Clarke

Arizona Coyotes select Dylan Guenther

Tyler Boucher going to the Ottawa Senators

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A Four-Year Deal For Taylor Hall In Boston

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 23, that the team has signed forward Taylor Hall  to a four-year contract with an annual NHL cap hit of $6 million.

"The Bruins are excited that Taylor wanted to remain a Boston Bruin and we are thrilled to have signed him to a multi-year contract," said Sweeney. "He is an impact player that brings speed, scoring, skill and two-way commitment to our lineup. He fit seamlessly into our locker room and will be an integral part of our organization's goal to compete for the Stanley Cup."

Hall, 29, was acquired by the Bruins at the 2021 NHL trade deadline. In 16 regular season games with the Bruins, Hall recorded eight goals and six assists for 14 points. In 11 playoff games, the 6-foot-1, 206-pound forward tallied three goals and two assists for five points.

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Zach Hyman is Going To End Up In Edmonton

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Arizona Coyotes/Vancouver Canucks Trade


added 5:06pm,



added 5:33pm, Money talk for the Yotes is below.

added 6:17pm, Arizona release is below.

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New York Rangers/St. Louis Blues Trade


added 4:29pm, NYR press release is below.

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Philadelphia/Buffalo Trade

via the Philadelphia Fyers,

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for the club's first round pick (13th overall) in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Flyers' own second round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft and defenseman Robert Hagg, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.

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30 Trade Targets

from Frank Seravalli of The Daily Faceoff,

Happy NHL Draft Day 2021. There’s plenty on the move, so hurry up and dive in to read about the 30 Trade Targets in play before everything changes.

1. Jack Eichel
Center, Buffalo Sabres
Age: 24
Contract: 5 years remaining at $10 million AAV
Scoop: The asking price for Eichel seems to be “fantastical” by all accounts. Teams are on high alert in the hours leading up to the first round of the NHL Draft. The Rangers, for one, were calling around to teams inquiring about a pick inside the Top 10 – believed to be part of the ask from Buffalo to get into the Eichel ballpark. Buffalo wants a futures-type transaction with multiple picks and prospects. It’s still difficult to imagine a scenario in which Eichel returns to the Sabres next season, but this weekend should be a strong indicator of the odds on that.

2. Seth Jones
Right Defense, Columbus Blue Jackets
Age: 26
Contract: 1 year remaining at $5.4 million AAV
Scoop: There is no doubt the Chicago Blackhawks are working hard to pry Jones loose from Columbus. The belief is Chicago is not willing to part with either Alex DeBrincat or Kirby Dach in a deal. The leverage Chicago has is there are few markets where Jones is willing to sign long-term – and that have the ability or interest in trading for him. Chicago is one of them. The difficulty for Columbus is teams do not want to pay twice, both the acquisition cost to get him, then the cost to sign him.


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On Waivers Today For Buyout Purposes

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Morning Line- Larry Brooks

The Rangers have made a considerable financial commitment to Goodrow. That was the easy part. Now management must make the commitment to build a unit around the new man and put him in a position in which he can make the most impact. If not, if the idea is to just throw him onto a line with, say, Kreider and Filip Chytil, the Rangers might just as well have given the money to me.

-Larry Brooks of the New York Post where you can read more on the Rangers.

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