Full coverage of the 2018 NHL draft

The Buffalo Sabres got a generational player in Rasmus Dahlin at No. 1 overall. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Here is our landing page for all your 2018 NHL draft coverage needs from our team of Chris Peters, Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan.

Full draft grades for every team | Round 1 pick-by-pick analysis

Draft reaction

Full draft grades for every team

We analyze each team's draft and assign a grade to the selections.

Winners and losers of the 2018 NHL draft weekend

While 217 prospects found new homes, the weekend also had trades, free agent decisions and lots of chatter. Here's who came out ahead -- and behind.

Pick-by-pick Round 1 analysis

Chris Peters reacts to each pick of the first round.

Fantasy impact players selected in the NHL draft

Who will make an immediate fantasy impact? Who is better fit for a dynasty league stash?

Picks for all 31 teams

Each selection of the draft

Full pick chart, round by round


Final top 80 draft board rankings

Nos. 1-20

Nos. 21-40

Nos. 41-60

Nos. 61-80

Ranking the top five goaltenders in the NHL draft class

Midterm top 50 draft-eligible prospects

Draft analysis

Best players still available for Rounds 2-7 of the NHL draft

Who are the best options remaining for Day 2?

Draft buzz: What we're hearing on prospects, picks and trades

Our NHL team has the latest chatter from the draft floor in Dallas.

Mock draft 3.0 from June 19 (final version, pre-draft)

Mock draft 2.0 from April 30 (post-lottery)

Mock draft 1.0 from February 5

Draft predictions: Who could be traded, wild cards, more

Our panel checks in on the prospects they most want to see in the NHL, veterans who could be traded, best picks of the past five years and more.

Get to know this year's top NHL draft prospects

Which NHL player would top prospects like to play with? Which brand would they love to represent? We asked, and they answered.

Scouting NHL draft prospect Brady Tkachuk

Like his dad Keith and brother Matthew, prospect Brady Tkachuk plays with an edge. We asked an NHL scout to size up the big winger, then let Tkachuk respond.

Intriguing late-round NHL draft prospects

They might not crack the first 100 picks, but these 20 draft prospects offer potential in the late rounds.

Prospects trending up or down heading into the draft

Following the past season and the NHL scouting combine, who is climbing -- or dropping -- on draft boards?

Top draft prospects at each skill

Looking at this season's draft class, who is the best of the best in each skill area?

Meet the Hughes brothers, America's future first family of hockey

Quinn Hughes was the No. 7 pick in the 2018 NHL draft. But he won't be the last Hughes brother to go in Round 1.

Plotting the ultimate draft for the New York Rangers

The Blueshirts have seven picks in the opening three rounds of the 2018 NHL draft. What's the best possible outcome?

Plotting the ultimate draft for the Detroit Red Wings

Hockeytown looks to reset with seven picks in the first three rounds of the 2018 NHL draft. Here's a look at the ideal result.

Winners and losers of the 2018 NHL draft lottery

The Sabres won first dibs on the draft class, while the Habs and Canes moved up. The Senators -- and the Canucks mascot -- were not so lucky.

How we'd fix the NHL draft lottery

Start keeping track once teams are mathematically eliminated? Restrict the lottery to the bottom eight finishers? Prohibit franchises from getting a top-three pick in consecutive seasons? Or leave it as is? Our experts have some draft lottery suggestions.

Regrading the 2017 NHL draft

Chris Peters looks back on last June's first-round selections and casts some new picks.