National Hockey League Entry Draft
News and coverage of the NHL Entry Draft
2022 NHL Draft Profile: Owen Pickering
A big, mobile defenseman? Yup, the Lightning could use one of those.
2020 NHL Draft: The midseason top 31 rankings
A lot has changed since the preseason...
2019 NHL Draft day two live blog with all Tampa Bay Lightning selections and trades
The Lightning have a handful of picks on day two and we’ll cover them as they happen.
The Tampa Bay Lightning select Nolan Foote 27th overall in the 2019 NHL draft
One Foote, Two Feete, mostly blue Feete.
Trading out of the first round a possibility for Tampa Bay Lightning
They’ve done it before and it’s worth considering again.
Final consolidated 2019 NHL draft rankings: The top 93
Draft day is finally here. Here’s everything you need to get ready.
Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft: Five Players for the Tampa Bay Lightning to consider
Because it never hurts to have too many choices
Scouting the NHL Draft: Nick Robertson is a lot of fun to watch
He’s small, he’s fun, but is he worth a pick in the first round?
Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft: Bobby Brink is a fun option to ponder for the Lightning
Yes, I’ll take one Bobby Brink, please.
Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft: Ville Heinola is quietly moving up the draft board
Drafting an undersized defensemen would be going against type, but Heinola may be worth the risk.
Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft: Samuel Poulin is the power forward the Bolts are looking for
There’s a lot to like about the NHL legacy from Quebec
Scouting the 2019 NHL Draft: Philip Tomasino would be a steal at 27th overall
He’ll probably be gone but if you’re feeling optimisic, keep an eye on Tomasino
NHL Mock Draft 2019: Tampa Bay Lightning select forward Jakob Pelletier with No. 27 pick
A small speedy forward from Quebec. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before.
Raw Charge 2019 NHL Draft Coverage Kick-Off: Consolidated rankings, schedule, and more
Here’s what’s coming over the next couple weeks.
2019 NHL Draft Rankings: The top 35 prospects
As one of the most talented USNTDP age groups, American players dominate the rankings
2019 NHL Draft: Six draft-eligible CHL prospects the Tampa Bay Lightning could take in June
There’s always something to look forward to.
Tampa Bay Lightning 2018 NHL draft profiles: Seventh round pick Radim Salda
With their penultimate pick in the 2018 draft, the Lightning selected Radim Salda from the Saint John Sea Dogs.
Tampa Bay Lightning draft profiles: Cole Koepke
The Lightning chose Cole Koepke in the sixth round of the 2018 NHL draft.
Tampa Bay Lightning 2018 Draft Profile: Gabriel Fortier
Fortier, who projects as a bottom six energy forward, was the Lightning’s second round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Tampa Bay Lightning draft recap
The Lightning have seven picks today and we’ll bring them to you as they happen.
Four players for the Lightning to consider at pick 59 and new consolidated NHL draft rankings
Jakub Lauko, Aidan Dudas, Cole Fonstad, and Filip Johansson are all likely to be options at 59
The 2018 SBNation NHL mock draft reaches its end: Recapping picks 29 - 31
Samuelsson, O’Brien, and Noel come off the board
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day six: Picks 25 - 28 including a big trade between the Leafs and Flyers
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Wayne Simmonds
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day six: Picks 22 - 24 including a couple sleepers to watch for
Three high upside players with some risk come off the board
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day six: Picks 18 - 21 and Ryan Merkley comes off the board
Several high upside players come off the board in this range
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day six: Picks 15, 16, and 17
The second-best Rasmus in the draft goes off the board
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day five: Picks 12, 13, 14, and more trades
The 13th pick was traded twice
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day four: Picks 9, 10, 11, and the first trade
Could the Lightning trade up into this range?
SBNation NHL mock draft recap day three: Picks 6, 7 and 8
Evan Bouchard is still on the board after 8 picks.