NHL Roundup: Draft Lottery dates and changes, Drouin leaves Canadiens, latest rumors, and more

By Anthony Scultore
Conspiracy theorists say lottery rigged for the Rangers (NBCSN)

Get up to speed on all the latest NHL news and rumors. The Daily Goal Horn is your new home for hockey brought to you by the FullTilt Hockey Network of sites. Everyday you get a daily recap of all the prior day’s action, latest news, and most credible rumors in the game today. Plus great new features.

Here’s a quick round up of stories for you.

NHL Draft Lottery Date set

The NHL Draft Lottery will take place on June 2nd. For this season, the only change being implemented is the reduction of three lottery picks to two. More changes are coming in 2022. Read more here.

Jonathan Drouin leaves Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin is leaving the team for personal reasons. According to head coach Dominique Ducharme, “He’s away for personal reasons and it’s important to respect that. We’re here to support him. Let’s respect that.” Read more here.

NHL Rumors: Canes ready to bring back Rod Brind’Amour

The Carolina Hurricanes are looking like the favorites to win the Central Division this season. That’s due in large part to the work Rod Brind’Amour has done behind the bench. Of course, his contract concludes this season but it sure sounds like he’s coming back. Read all today’s rumors here.

Catch up on all the NHL Action and Playoff Races

The East and Central playoff races tighten up. Read it all here.