There are some simple things to know.
When: Tonight at 7 pm
Where: First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York
Where (can I watch): Sportsnet at 7pm
What time will the 1st pick be selected: The thought is the Leafs will pick around 7:30ish (a guess for now)
Will there be trades? There better be
Who can I discuss all of this on Twitter with as it happens? Feel free to tweet me (find me here at @NotMarkCameron) because I’ll be tweeting the entire time (shameless plug I know)
Is it just the first round tonight? Yes, tomorrow at 10 am rounds 2 thru 7 will occur.
What’s the draft order?
DRAFT ORDER (Round 1)
11. New Jersey
19. NY Islanders
20. Arizona (from NYR)
21. Carolina (from LAK)
22. Winnipeg (from CHI)
27. Tampa Bay
28. St. Louis
29. Boston (from SJS)
30. Anaheim (from TOR via PITT)
Some extra reading material:
Depth drops off in the 20’s so teams will want to trade up to get premium talent ==> HERE
Stamkos talks have heated up at the draft ==> HERE
Leaf GM Lou Lamoriello says “everything is about going forward ==> HERE
Here’s to a (hopefully) trade heavy 2016 NHL draft ==> HERE