About Steve Kournianos

Steve Kournianos covers the NHL Draft for Sporting News and is the founder of TheDraftAnalyst.com, a blog dedicated to prospects and the draft. He is a former prospects writer for ESPN.com and worked briefly for the Associated Press and McKeen’s Hockey before serving in the U.S. Army as an artilleryman for 14 years. He also covered the Boston Bruins, the AHL and Hockey East for SportsTicker, and was a minor league baseball editor for Howe SportsData.

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The Rangers drafted Matthew Robertson, another defenseman, and he may be another gem.

The Draft Analyst watched Rangers prospect Riley Hughes in action.

The Draft Analyst took in K’Andre Miller live.

The Draft Analysis debuts on Forever Blueshirts.