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'Now you wait': NHL draft's true winners yet to come, GM says

After an unsettled season that limited opportunities for junior hockey players and NHL scouts alike, Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving believes it will take some time before the real winners of this year's draft can be picked.
A study in perseverance, forward Tyler Pasher works his way back into Canada fold

A study in perseverance, forward Tyler Pasher works his way back into Canada fold

Tyler Pasher's soccer career has been a study in perseverance. The 27-year-old winger from Elmira, Ont., received Canada call-ups in 2015 from Benito Floro and 2017 by Octavio Zambrano. But he never saw any game action.
Oilers ink goalie Mike Smith to two-year extension

Oilers ink goalie Mike Smith to two-year extension

EDMONTON — There's still one item remaining on Mike Smith's career to-do list — hoist the Stanley Cup. The veteran goalie said there'd be no better way to cap his career than winning hockey's ultimate prize with the Edmonton Oilers.
Canadiens prospect 'deeply regrets' sharing photo

Canadiens prospect 'deeply regrets' sharing photo

A prospect selected by the Montreal Canadiens in a controversial move at the NHL entry draft on Friday says he believes the team can help make him a better person.

Roundup: Woods comes close to winning medal for Canada in thrilling road race

Michael Woods came agonizingly close to opening Canada's medal account on the first full day of competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Edmonton Oilers select Xavier Bourgault 22nd overall in NHL entry draft

Edmonton Oilers select Xavier Bourgault 22nd overall in NHL entry draft

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' newest prospect was nearly at a loss for words Friday night. The club took Xavier Bourgault with the 22nd overall pick in the NHL entry draft and the French-Canadian felt he'd found his perfect home.
Jets draft forward Chaz Lucius 18th overall

Jets draft forward Chaz Lucius 18th overall

WINNIPEG — Chaz Lucius wasn't shy about mentioning his admiration of Jets star Mark Scheifele in his pre-draft interview with Winnipeg The honesty obviously worked — Winnipeg selected to select Lucius 18th overall in the NHL entry draft on Friday.
Calgary Flames select right-winger Matthew Coronato 13th overall in NHL entry draft

Calgary Flames select right-winger Matthew Coronato 13th overall in NHL entry draft

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames newest prospect is a bit of an animal — a bison, in fact. Matthew Coronato said he earned the nickname "The Bison" from the announcer and hockey operations staff during his time with the USHL's Chicago Steel.
Senators use No. 10 pick on forward Tyler Boucher

Senators use No. 10 pick on forward Tyler Boucher

OTTAWA — It's been a tough year for the Ottawa Senators newest prospect, Tyler Boucher. First he came down with COVID-19. Then there was the sprain to his MCL and a tear in his meniscus, limiting how much hockey he could play.
Canadiens make controversial pick at No. 31 with Logan Mailloux

Canadiens make controversial pick at No. 31 with Logan Mailloux

MONTREAL — General manager Marc Bergevin is defending the Montreal Canadiens' controversial selection in Friday's NHL entry draft. The Habs took Logan Mailloux with the No.