Draft Day Open Thread
Round 1 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft is tonight, Friday, June 23, and Rounds 2-7 are tomorrow, Saturday, June 24, at Chicago’s United Center. Drafting begins (if the NHL starts on time) at 7 PM Eastern on Friday, and 10 AM Eastern on Saturday. It will be shown on NBCSN and livestreamed on NBC Sports Live.
Here are Tampa Bay Lightning’s current picks:
Pick 48 acquired from Toronto for Brian Boyle
Pick 180 acquired from Montréal for Nikita Nesterov
If you want to see the complete order of picks in every single draft round, our writer El Seldo has it over here: [Pension Plan Puppets]
Here’s an updated draft order for the first round:
- New Jersey
- New York Rangers (from Arizona)
- Los Angeles
- Vegas (from Winnipeg)
- Tampa Bay
- Vegas (from New York Islanders)
- San Jose
- St. Louis
- NY Rangers
- Arizona (from Minnesota)
- Winnipeg (from Columbus via Vegas)
- St. Louis (from Washington)
- Dallas (from Anaheim)
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