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2016 NHL Entry Draft: Order of selection, schedule, and open thread for Round One

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Follow along with us, and discuss the first 30 selections, and inevitable trades, of the 2016 Draft.

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Tonight, 30 players will be selected by an NHL team, and their path to a career in professional hockey will take a major step forward.

All the details you need to know

Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
Date: Friday, June 24
Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDT
How to watch: Sportsnet, TVA Sports, NBCSN

First round draft order (subject to change):

  1. Toronto Maple Leafs
  2. Winnipeg Jets
  3. Columbus Blue Jackets
  4. Edmonton Oilers
  5. Vancouver Canucks
  6. Calgary Flames
  7. Arizona Coyotes
  8. Buffalo Sabres
  9. Montreal Canadiens
  10. Colorado Avalanche
  11. New Jersey Devils
  12. Ottawa Senators
  13. Carolina Hurricanes
  14. Boston Bruins
  15. Minnesota Wild
  16. Detroit Red Wings
  17. Nashville Predators
  18. Philadelphia Flyers
  19. New York Islanders
  20. Arizona (via New York Rangers)
  21. Carolina (via Los Angeles Kings)
  22. Winnipeg (via Chicago Blackhawks)
  23. Florida Panthers
  24. Anaheim Ducks
  25. Dallas Stars
  26. Washington Capitals
  27. Tampa Bay Lightning
  28. St. Louis Blues
  29. Boston (via San Jose Sharks)
  30. Anaheim (via Pittsburgh Penguins by way of Toronto)
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