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Gabriel Vilardi checks out the field during the NHL Draft prospects media tour at Wrigley Field on June 21, 2017 in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chaos reigns in NHL draft

CHICAGO — As young Gabriel Vilardi slowly buttons up the pinstriped Chicago Cubs jersey he has just been handed, it’s not the shirt on his back that has a leather-lunged fan in the stands voicing his playful displeasure.

Models unveil the expansion Vegas Golden Knights' new jersey in Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher)

NHL unveils new jerseys

The unofficial fashion police have spoken. And their verdict: The Vegas Golden Knights are winners even before they’ve filled out their roster.

Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan smiles during a game against the Calgary Flames Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Doan's days in desert done

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes will not offer forward Shane Doan a contract for the upcoming season, leaving the longtime captain to decide whether to retire or join another team.

Lethbridge Hurricanes' Jordy Bellerive tries a wrap around on Calgary Hitmen goalie Cody Porter during WHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on March 10, 2017. (Ryan McLeod/Postmedia Network)

It's official: WHL lawsuit can happen

An Alberta judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit against the Western Hockey League may proceed, making it the second such case against a major junior league in Canada.