2017 NHL Draft : Cal Foote is more than just a famous last name

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The offseason moves quickly in the NHL Draft 2017 . Less than two weeks after the Pittsburgh Penguins secured their second consecutive Stanley Cup, the NHL will hold its annual player draft.

The event will take place at the United Center in Chicago, and it will be conducted Friday and Saturday. The first round gets underway at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by NBCSN, and while this draft does not have a Connor McDavid or an Auston Matthews to headline the event, there are a number of excellent players who are likely to become impact players.

Will they burst on to the scene and dominate in 2017–18? Probably not. But they will make things happen in the foreseeable future.