Fourteen teams were left behind when the Stanley Cup Playoffs began last week. Tonight, one of those teams will take a big step toward reaching the post-season next year by winning the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
The draft is one of the most publicized events of the NHL offseason and for good reason, it defines the future of the league. But the actual workings of the draft and reasonable expectations for it are a little less unknown.
These are this years prospective free agents that will become UFA Group 6 because they have not met the required NHL games played at the age of 25 or older. Players displayed in bold can still meet the games played requirements to remain an RFA. pic.twitter.com/7uym35TsjF