Month: July 2021

The Buffalo Sabres have picked defenceman Owen Power first overall in the NHL entry draft. The six-foot-six, 213-pound blueliner from Mississauga, Ont., played at the University of Michigan last season before being selected to Team Canada for the men’s world hockey championships in May. The league’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, chose Power’s Michigan teammate
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The 2021 NHL Draft is finally here. Similar to last year, it won’t be the normal festivities of players coming up to receive their jersey from an NHL general manager. It will be done virtually in their homes with their families. Nevertheless, 223 talented hockey players will realize the dream of being selected by an
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For the second year in a row, NHL general managers and scouts will gather around their computers Friday for a virtual entry draft. Owen Power, a six-foot-six, 213-pound defenceman from Mississauga, Ont., is expected to be selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the first overall pick. The league’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken, will choose
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League today released the complete schedule of games for the 2021-22 regular season, the league’s 86th year of operation. The season, with 31 teams playing a total of 1,118 games, begins on Friday, October 15 and concludes on Sunday, April 24. “After two seasons shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic,
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The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed forward Kiefer Sherwood to a one-year contract for the 2021-22 season. Sherwood, 26, appeared in just 10 games with the AHL’s Colorado Eagles in 2020-21 but led the team with 10 goals and tied for second on the club with 16 points. He also played 16 games with the Avalanche,
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