The NHL Draft is underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Wells Fargo Center. The Draft is currently airing on NBCSN in the USA. It is being aired on TSN in Canada.
Check back here all night for up to date draft picks as they are announced. Every pick, trade, and move will be updated right here, so make sure you check back in here so that your don’t miss any of the updates.
Will teams start trading their first round picks? We will see very soon as the draft gets under way.
The NHL Draft is bound to be very entertaining. With big trades already made today, there’s bound to be more moves made in the draft.
This post will be updated as the first round picks are announced.
1. Florida Panthers - Aaron Ekblad – Defenseman, Barrie Colts (OHL)
2. Buffalo Sabres - Sam Reinhart – Center, Kootenay Ice (WHL)
3. Edmonton Oilers - Leon Draisaitl – Center, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
4. Calgary Flames - Sam Bennett – Center/Left Wing, Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
5. New York Islanders - Michael Dal Colle – Left Wing, Oshawa Generals (OHL)
6. Vancouver Canucks - Jake Virtanen – Left Wing, Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
7. Carolina Hurricanes - Haydn Fleury – Defenseman, Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
8. Toronto Maple Leafs - William Nylander – Center/Left Wing, Modo (Sweden)
9. Winnipeg Jets - Nikolaj Ehlers – Left Wing, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
10. Anaheim Ducks - Nick Ritchie – Left Wing, Peterborough Petes (OHL)
11. Nashville Predators - Kevin Fiala – Center/Right Wing, HV71 (Sweden)
12. Arizona Coyotes - Brendan Perlini – Left Wing, Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL)
13. Washington Capitals - Jakub Vrana – Left Wing, Linköping (Sweden)
14. Dallas Stars – Julius Honka – Defenseman, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
15. Detroit Red Wings - Dylan Larkin – Center, US Development Team (USA)
16. Columbus Blue Jackets - Sonny Milano – Left Wing, US Development Team (USA)
17. Philadelphia Flyers - Travis Sanheim – Defenseman, Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
18. Minnesota Wild - Alex Tuch – Right Wing, US Development Team (USA)
19. Tampa Bay Lightning - Anthony DeAngelo – Defenseman, Sarnia Sting (OHL)
20. Chicago Blackhawks (From San Jose via trade) - Nick Schmaltz – Center, Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
21. St. Louis Blues - Rob Fabbri – Center, Guelph Storm (OHL)
22. Pittsburgh Penguins - Kasperi Kapanen – Left Wing, KalPa (Finland)
23. Colorado Avalanche - Conner Bleackley – Center, Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
24. Vancouver Canucks - Jared McCann – Center, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
25. Boston Bruins - David Pastrnak – Right Wing, Södertälje (Sweden)
26. Montreal Canadiens - Nikita Scherbak – Right Wing, Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
27. San Jose Sharks (From Chicago via trade) – Nikolay Goldobin – Right Wing, Sarnia Sting (OHL)
28. New York Islanders (From Tampa Bay via trade) - Josh Ho-Sang – Right Wing, Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
29. Los Angeles Kings - Adrian Kempe – Center, Modo (Sweden)
30. New Jersey Devils - John Quenneville – Center, Brandon Wheat Kings (OHL)
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