Veteran NHL Draft and prospects analyst Chris Peters shares his coverage of the 2023 NHL Draft for FloHockey.
2023 NHL Mock Draft Post-Lottery Edition: Chicago Lands Connor Bedard
May 9, 2023The NHL Draft Lottery saw a stunning result in the Chicago Blackhawks winning the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery. The same year they moved on from their last No. 1 pick in Patrick Kane, they’ll have a chance to reset their rebuild rather quickly by adding consensus top prospect Connor Bedard to the fold.
2023 NHL Draft Lottery Results: Chicago Blackhawks Win Top Pick
May 9, 2023The Chicago Blackhawks were the lucky winners of the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery, landing the opportunity to select Connor Bedard, the consensus No. 1 pick and the most exciting prospect to enter the draft since Connor McDavid in 2016. They won’t be making their pick official until June 28, but it was hard for general manager Kyle Davidson not to contain his excitement when deputy commissioner Bill Daly revealed the placard that showed they won the lottery.
2023 NHL Draft Lottery: How Connor Bedard Changes Fortunes Of Winning Team
May 8, 2023The NHL Draft lottery is slated for Monday night at 8 p.m. ET. Eleven teams are eligible to win the first overall pick and the stakes could not feel higher at this point.
USA Wins Gold In OT At IIHF World U18 Championship, Will Smith Named MVP
Apr 30, 2023Despite entering the third period of the championship game of the 2023 IIHF World Men's Under-18 Championship with a 2-0 deficit against Sweden, Team USA made a dramatic comeback in the third to force overtime. That set the stage for Ryan Leonard, who scored the game-winner early in overtime to secure USA's first gold medal at the Men's World Under-18 Championship since 2017.
World U18 Championship: Will Smith's Hat Trick Leads USA To Gold Medal Game
Apr 29, 2023Team USA advanced to the gold-medal game at the 2023 IIHF World Under-18 Championship thanks to a 7-1 win over Slovakia in the tournament's semifinal Saturday. The Americans will play in the championship game for the second straight year while seeking its first gold medal since 2017.
NHL Draft Prospect Gabe Perreault Breaks Auston Matthews' Points Record
Apr 22, 2023Gabe Perreault, a Boston College commit and projected first-round pick for the 2023 NHL Draft, made USA Hockey history Saturday after a five-point effort against Norway at the IIHF World Men's Under-18 Championship. The five points added to his season total give Perreault 121 this season for the U.S. National Under-18 Team, which is part of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program.
NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings: Connor Bedard, Adam Fantilli Top List
Apr 18, 2023To the surprise of absolutely no one, Connor Bedard ended the season as NHL Central Scouting’s No. 1 North American skater for the 2023 NHL Draft.
2023 NHL Draft Lottery Odds: Anaheim Ducks Own Best Chance At Connor Bedard
Apr 17, 2023The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here, but for those teams not participating in the quest for the coveted trophy, there’s just one date to look forward to.
NHL Draft: Connor Bedard's Historic Season Ends In Game 7 Of WHL Playoffs
Apr 11, 2023Connor Bedard's season and likely his junior hockey career ended Monday night in Game 7 of his Regina Pats' first-round playoff series against the Saskatoon Blades. The Pats dropped a 4-1 decision in the decisive game.
Hobey Baker Top Three Finalists: Adam Fantilli, Logan Cooley, Matthew Knies
Mar 30, 2023The 2023 Hobey Baker Memorial Award is down to its top three finalists and no matter who wins, the Hobey is going back to the Big Ten. Minnesota teammates Logan Cooley and Matthew Knies, and Michigan freshman sensation Adam Fantilli make up the "Hobey Hat Trick" after the selection committee whittled down its top 10 finalists to the three that will be on hand at the award ceremony April 7 in Tampa.
2023 NHL Draft: Connor Bedard Hits 50 Goals, 100 Points In 40 Games
Feb 18, 2023The absurdity of Connor Bedard's draft season continued Friday night when the 17-year-old Regina Pats captain registered four points against the Prince Albert Raiders in Western Hockey League action. Bedard scored two goals to hit 50 on the season, while adding two assists to run his season point total to 100.
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Connor Bedard Scoreless, Goalies Steal Show
Jan 26, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. -- In a game that had so much focus centered around one player, it was the four young players that stepped between the pipes that stole the show at the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. No. 1 NHL Draft prospect and hometown boy Connor Bedard was held off the scoresheet as his Team Red dropped a 4-2 decision to Team White at the Langley Events Centre.
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game: Preparing For The Connor Bedard Show
Jan 25, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. – The NHL scouting world has descended upon Langley, just outside of Vancouver, for one of the premier prospect showcases of the season. The CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will feature 40 high-end prospects eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft including North Vancouver native and No. 1 prospect Connor Bedard.
Beyond Bedard: Benson, Barlow Among Players To Watch At Top Prospects Game
Jan 25, 2023LANGLEY, B.C. – There’s a reason the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game is in Langley, British Columbia. Besides being a great building with a dedicated fan base, it’s also the closest possible rink to the hometown of the No. 1 prospect in the entire hockey world.
Connor Bedard, Leo Carlsson Top Central Scouting Mid-Term Draft Rankings
Jan 13, 2023Connor Bedard is the top-ranked North American skater for the 2023 NHL Draft according to the NHL's Central Scouting Bureau in their mid-term rankings, released Friday. The WHL's leading scorer and reigning World Junior Championship MVP has built up a large consensus of his status as the top prospect for 2023.