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2022 NHL DRAFT

JULY 7-8, LIVE ON ESPN, ESPN+

NHL mock draft: Projections for all 32 first-round picks

Will Shane Wright go No. 1 to the Canadiens? Do the Devils go for a forward or a blueliner? Our predictions for the first round.

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Logan Cooley's hockey journey: From 'Little Penguin' to top 2022 NHL draft prospect

One of the first kids to participate in Sidney Crosby's youth program back in 2008, the Pennsylvania native is now a potential top-three pick in this month's draft.

Top prospects for the 2022 NHL draft, led by Shane Wright, Logan Cooley, Juraj Slafkovsky

The NHL draft is coming up on July 7 and 8. Who will your team take? Here are the top prospects according to NHL Central Scouting.

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After a Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe and Norris Trophy, what's next for Cale Makar?

The 2021-22 season was a fruitful one for the young defenseman -- and he's poised to stay among the league's elite.

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Is this just the start of an Avalanche dynasty?

With a talented young core in place in Colorado, the 2022 Stanley Cup might be just the first of multiple championships in the next several years.

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Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

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  • Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

    A staple since the early 1980s, we look at the best beards in 2022, the next generation of bushy beauties and the greatest facial forests in postseason history