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NHL makes changes to next year's draft lottery, bigger ones for 2016

NEW YORK — The NHL draft lottery will have a slightly different look next year and a drastically different one in 2016.

In an effort to “more appropriately reflect the current state of competitive balance,” the NHL announced changes to the draft lottery that will more evenly balance out the odds of teams drawing the No. 94 more words

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Ottawa Senators sign defenceman Mark Borowiecki to three-year extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed defenceman Mark Borowiecki to a US$3.3-million, three-year contract extension.

Borowiecki, 24, scored one goal and added 48 penalty minutes in 13 games with Ottawa this season. 51 more words

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Buffalo Sabres to play host to NHL scouting combine for next two years: source

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The NHL’s annual pre-draft scouting combine is moving to Buffalo for the next two years, two people familiar with discussions told The Associated Press on Sunday night. 293 more words

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Hotshot d-man prospect Max Gildon isn't slated to attend Giants rookie camp, but Vancouver fans shouldn't read too much into that

Vancouver Giants general manager Scott Bonner confirmed Saturday that hotshot American defenceman Max Gildon won’t be attending rookie camp, which starts next Friday at Sungod Rec Centre in North Delta. 362 more words

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Detroit Red Wings sign GM Ken Holland to 4-year deal through 2017-18 season

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have signed Ken Holland to a four-year extension that keeps the general manager under contract through the 2017-18 season. 174 more words

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