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8hCorey Pronman

2016 NHL draft grades

With the 2016 NHL draft in the books, Corey Pronman grades all 30 teams on their hauls, with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets leading the way.

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2016 NHL draft tracker

Who did your team select in the NHL draft? What about their biggest rivals? Check out every pick made over seven rounds and two days.

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Flames, Coyotes improve over draft weekend (3:50)
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NHL Trade Tracker

A look at all recent deals in the NHL, including trades made during the 2015-16 season and those that happened before and during the 2016 draft.

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Auston Matthews ready to make his mark

Will the top draft pick be the light who leads the Leafs out of decades of darkness? Matthews, 18, rejects the savior label. "I want to be an impact player," he says, "but hockey's a team game."

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Maple Leafs continue rebuild with Matthews (1:03)
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Red Wings open cap space for Stamkos (0:36)
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Chinese team to join Kontinental Hockey League

The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League has confirmed that it will add a Chinese club next season as it competes against the NHL in Asian markets.

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NHL draft preview (2:45)
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Photos: NHL awards from Las Vegas

The NHL awards can be large on cheese and short on teeth, the perfect combination for Las Vegas! So what better way to tell the story than through photos? Behold.

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NHL to Vegas, league awards, Draft primer

Scott Burnside and Craig Custance react to the NHL's expansion to Las Vegas, winners of the league awards and P.K. Subban as trade bait. Plus, Oilers C Connor McDavid and Predators D Shea Weber stop by.

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How the NHL can make it work in Las Vegas

Building an actual team will only be part of the equation for the league's newest franchise. Players and staff must also create a connection with the community.

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Can expansion team in Vegas contend for playoffs? (1:31)
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This is what we'd call the Las Vegas team

With Las Vegas now seemingly in line for an expansion team, here's a look at the suggested nicknames and logos the ESPN.com team came up with for a team in the desert.

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NHL logos redesigned with Vegas flair

Las Vegas and the NHL have been in the news a lot lately -- with the promise of more to come. So it got us thinking: What would today's team logos look like with a Vegas theme?

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Young fan challenges legendary enforcer to drop gloves (0:23)
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What skates in Vegas stays in Vegas (3:21)
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Our Las Vegas expansion franchise roster

If Vegas were to get a team today, the expansion pool would be fairly good for defensemen and goalies, but for forwards ... not so much. We drafted a team anyway.

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Corey Pronman @coreypronman

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