The Islanders free up some more cap space while the Flames improve their blue line.
Here's everything you need to know about 2017 NHL Draft.
For the first time in a while, Canadian teams were not the talk of the draft. There was no Nico versus Nolan debate in Edmonton or Toronto. Winnipeg chose to move down — not up — in the order. Montreal and Calgary’s biggest moves came away from the draft floor. That’s probably a good thing. It meant that with the exception of the Vancouver Canucks, most of Canada’s teams are no longer relying on the draft to drastically revamp their rosters. And yet, this was largely a successful draft for all involved. Here is a breakdown of how three independent scouts believe Canada’s teams did. CALGARY FLAMES GRADE: A The Flames selected Finnish defenceman Jusso Valimaki with the 16th overall pick, but their