Found June 29, 2013 on The Orange Update:
Get ready for some fireworks in Newark, NJ come 3pm Sunday.  This year’s NHL Draft promises to be an exciting one.  The talent pool is exceptional, with many scouts calling this the deepest draft since 2003, which brought Jeff Carter, Marc-Andre Fleury, Dustin Brown, and Eric Staal into the league, among others.  What do you [...]

Kings Draft Recap by   Jack Weber

The Kings entered the 2013 NHL Entry Draft today without a first-round pick, as the 27th-overall selection that would have belonged to them was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets as part of the Jeff Carter trade last year. They had their second rounder (57th overall), third rounder (88th), the Carolina Hurricanes’ fourth rounder (96th), the Philadelphia Flyers’ fourth rounder [...]

Expect Unexpectedness for Columbus Blue Jackets at NHL Draft

The Columbus Blue Jackets, one of the ‘feel good’ stories of this lockout-shortened National Hockey League (NHL) will be one of the most intriguing teams to watch at this Sunday’s NHL Entry Draft.  As a result of trading former ‘face of the franchise’ player, Rick Nash to the New York Rangers as well as trading the disgruntled Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings, along...

Point and counter-point as we head into a busy(?) draft weekend

Yahoo Sports' Nicholas J. Cotsonika penned an optimistic column regarding what we're about to witness over the next couple of weeks... Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren told reporters he thinks “there’s going to be a lot of funny things happening” at the draft, and if he thinks that, look out. This is the man who traded cornerstones Jeff Carter and Mike Richards...
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