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Knights Nuggets: Draft day is here!

Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes from Vegas and around the NHL.

2018 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The NHL Entry Draft is finally here! Check out our draft rankings before all of the festivities begin. [KOI]

- Nikita Kucherov is excited to watch his buddy Nikita Gusev play in the NHL. [SinBin.vegas]

- Speaking of Gusev, will he even play for the Golden Knights? Get your popcorn ready. Things are about to get zesty.

In other news...

- Some really unfortunate news out of Tampa. Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with a degenerative back disease and will likely retire. [Raw Charge]

- The NHL Board of Governors has approved the sale of a majority stake of the Coyotes to Alex Meruelo, who may be able to get Arizona a new arena. [Five For Howling]

- Gary Bettman announced a slew of rule changes yesterday. And a lot of them were inspired by the Sharks’ controversial playoff run. [Sportsnet]

- Also, there’s this, which is pretty insane.

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