NHL Headlines October 7, 2020: Recapping first round, and deadline for RFA’s

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NYR won the Alexis Lafreniere raffle (Getty Images)

Today’s NHL Headlines focuses on the first round of the 2020 Entry Draft. It was a virtual event filled with historic and heartwarming moments. Round Two will commence today at 11:30 AM EST. It’s also noteworthy that the deadline to qualify RFAs is at 5 PM EST, otherwise they become UFAs.

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NHL: 2020 NHL Draft first-round results, analysis

NHL: NHL season start targeted for Jan. 1, 2021

Sportsnet: Oilers’ Holland: Athanasiou, Benning will not get qualifying offers

TSN: Byfield becomes highest-drafted Black player in NHL history

DGH: Henrik Lundqvist to sign with Washington Capitals

NY Post: Rangers snag defenseman Braden Schneider after NHL Draft trade

Forever Blueshirts: Rangers head over heels for Lafreniere

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