Canadians

CH's 1st pick: A former head of recruiting lends himself to the game

CH’s 1st pick: A former head of recruiting lends himself to the game

Alain Chainey, former director of fan recruiting for the Anaheim Ducks, likes to get input from his former colleagues as each draft approaches. This year he noticed something curious when he mentioned the name of the Slovak Juraj Slafkovsky. “When he was asking questions left and right and interested in his case, there was a …

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Repechage: This is how the conclusion of the Battle of Alberta affects Canadians

Repechage: This is how the conclusion of the Battle of Alberta affects Canadians

Heading into the next two drafts, the Canadian has amassed several options through various trades. Of all, this year, Kent Hughes sent Tyler Toffoli to Calgary (where he was not a determining factor) and traded defenseman Brett Kulak to the Oilers. Inevitably, the Alberta battle affected both trades, which involve 2022 picks. After all, seeing …

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