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2018 NHL Draft
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General information
Date(s) June 22–23, 2018
Location Dallas, Texas
First selection Flag of Sweden Rasmus Dahlin
Selected by: Buffalo Sabres
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2018 NHL Entry Draft was the 56th NHL Entry Draft. The draft was held on June 22–23, 2018, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.[1] The first three selections were Rasmus Dahlin, Andrei Svechnikov and Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

EligibilityEdit

Ice hockey players that were born between January 1, 1998, and September 15, 2000, were eligible for selection in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Additionally, undrafted, non-North American players born in 1997 are eligible for the draft; and those players who were drafted in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, but not signed by an NHL team and who were born after June 30, 1998, are also eligible to re-enter the draft.[2]

Draft lotteryEdit

Since the 2012–13 NHL season all teams not qualifying for the Stanley Cup playoffs have a "weighted" chance at winning the first overall selection.[3] Beginning with the 2014–15 NHL season the NHL changed the weighting system that was used in previous years. Under the new system the odds of winning the draft lottery for the four lowest finishing teams in the league decreased, while the odds for the other non-playoff teams increased.[4] The Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal Canadiens won the lotteries that took place on April 28, 2018,[5] giving them the first, second and third picks overall. The Buffalo Sabres retained the top pick, while Carolina moved up nine spots and Montreal moved up one spot.[6] In the process, the Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes moved down two spots from second and third overall, respectively, while the Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders each dropped one spot.

Indicates team won first overall
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Indicates teams that did not win a lottery
Complete draft position odds
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
Buffalo 18.5% 16.5% 14.4% 50.6%
Ottawa 13.5% 13.0% 12.3% 33.3% 27.9%
Arizona 11.5% 11.3% 11.1% 13.2% 37.7% 15.2%
Montreal 9.5% 9.6% 9.7% 2.8% 26.1% 34.0% 8.3%
Detroit 8.5% 8.7% 8.9% 8.4% 34.5% 26.7% 4.3%
Vancouver 7.5% 7.8% 8.0% 16.3% 38.9% 19.4% 2.1%
Chicago 6.5% 6.8% 7.1% 26.0% 39.5% 13.1% 1.0%
NY Rangers 6.0% 6.3% 6.7% 36.8% 36.0% 7.8% 0.4%
Edmonton 5.0% 5.3% 5.7% 48.8% 30.7% 4.3% 0.1%
NY Islanders 3.5% 3.8% 4.1% 60.5% 25.7% 2.4% <0.1%
Carolina 3.0% 3.3% 3.6% 69.6% 19.4% 1.1% <0.1%
Calgary 2.5% 2.7% 3.0% 78.0% 13.3% 0.4% <0.1%
Dallas 2.0% 2.2% 2.4% 85.5% 7.8% 0.1%
St. Louis 1.5% 1.7% 1.8% 91.8% 3.2%
Florida 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 96.7%

Top prospectsEdit

Source: NHL Central Scouting final (April 16, 2018) ranking.[7]
Ranking North American skaters European skaters
1 Flag of Russia Andrei Svechnikov (RW) Flag of Sweden Rasmus Dahlin (D)
2 Flag of the United States Brady Tkachuk (LW) Flag of Sweden Adam Boqvist (D)
3 Flag of the Czech Republic Filip Zadina (RW) Flag of Russia Vitali Kravtsov (RW)
4 Flag of Canada.svg Evan Bouchard (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Martin Kaut (RW)
5 Flag of Canada.svg Noah Dobson (D) Flag of Sweden Adam Ginning (D)
6 Flag of the United States Quinton Hughes (D) Flag of Finland Jesperi Kotkaniemi (C)
7 Flag of the United States Oliver Wahlstrom (RW) Flag of Russia Grigori Denisenko (LW)
8 Flag of Canada.svg Joseph Veleno (C) Flag of Sweden Isac Lundestrom (C)
9 Flag of Canada.svg Barrett Hayton (C) Flag of Sweden Jacob Olofsson (C)
10 Flag of Canada.svg Serron Noel (RW) Flag of Sweden Filip Johansson (D)
Ranking North American goalies European goalies
1 Flag of Canada.svg Olivier Rodrigue Flag of the Czech Republic Lukas Dostal
2 Flag of Canada.svg Kevin Mandolese Flag of the Czech Republic Jakub Skarek
3 Flag of Canada.svg Alexis Gravel Flag of Russia Amir Miftakhov

Selections by roundEdit

The order of the 2018 Entry Draft is listed below.

Round oneEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
1 Rasmus Dahlin (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Buffalo Sabres Frolunda HC (SHL)
2 Andrei Svechnikov (RW) Flag of Russia Russia Carolina Hurricanes Barrie Colts (OHL)
3 Jesperi Kotkaniemi (C) Flag of Finland Finland Montreal Canadiens Assat (Liiga)
4 Brady Tkachuk (LW) Flag of the United States United States Ottawa Senators Boston University (Hockey East)
5 Barrett Hayton (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Arizona Coyotes Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
6 Filip Zadina (RW) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Detroit Red Wings Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
7 Quinn Hughes (D) Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks University of Michigan (Big Ten)
8 Adam Boqvist (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Chicago Blackhawks Brynas IF (SHL)
9 Vitali Kravtsov (RW) Flag of Russia Russia New York Rangers Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL)
10 Evan Bouchard (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Edmonton Oilers London Knights (OHL)
11 Oliver Wahlstrom (RW) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders U.S. NTDP (USHL)
12 Noah Dobson (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada New York Islanders (from Calgary)1 Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
13 Ty Dellandrea (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars Flint Firebirds (OHL)
14 Joel Farabee (LW) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers (from St. Louis)2 U.S. NTDP (USHL)
15 Grigori Denisenko (LW) Flag of Russia Russia Florida Panthers Loko Yaroslavl (MHL)
16 Martin Kaut (RW) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Colorado Avalanche Dynamo Pardubice (ELH)
17 Ty Smith (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Jersey Devils Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
18 Liam Foudy (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Columbus Blue Jackets London Knights (OHL)
19 Jay O'Brien (C) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Thayer Academy Tigers (USHS)
20 Rasmus Kupari (C) Flag of Finland Finland Los Angeles Kings Karpat (Liiga)
21 Ryan Merkley (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada San Jose Sharks Guelph Storm (OHL)
22 K'Andre Miller (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers (from Pittsburgh via Ottawa)3 U.S. NTDP (USHL)
23 Isac Lundestrom (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Anaheim Ducks Lulea HF (SHL)
24 Filip Johansson (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Minnesota Wild Leksands IF (Allsvenskan)
25 Dominik Bokk (RW) Flag of Germany Germany St. Louis Blues (from Toronto)4 Vaxjo Lakers (SHL)
26 Jacob Bernard-Docker (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa Senators (from Boston via NY Rangers)5 Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
27 Nicolas Beaudin (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Nashville)6 Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
28 Nils Lundkvist (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers (from Tampa Bay)7 Lulea HF (SHL)
29 Rasmus Sandin (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs (from Winnipeg via St. Louis)8 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
30 Joe Veleno (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Detroit Red Wings (from Vegas)9 Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
31 Alexander Alexeyev (D) Flag of Russia Russia Washington Capitals Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
Notes
  1. The Calgary Flames' first-round pick went to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on June 24, 2017 that sent Travis Hamonic and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2019 to Calgary in exchange for a second-round pick in 2018, a conditional second-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[8]
  2. The St. Louis Blues' first-round pick went to the Philadelphia Flyers as the result of a trade on June 23, 2017 that sent Brayden Schenn to St. Louis in exchange for Jori Lehtera, Washington's first-round pick in 2017 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[9] The condition – Philadelphia will receive a first-round pick in 2018 if the Blues' first-round pick is outside of the top ten selections[10] – was converted on April 28, 2018.
  3. The Pittsburgh Penguins' first-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent Boston's first-round pick and New Jersey's second-round pick (22nd and 48th overall) both in 2018 to Ottawa in exchange for this pick.[11]
    Ottawa previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 23, 2018 that sent Vincent Dunn and a third-round pick in 2018 to Pittsburgh in exchange for Ian Cole, Filip Gustavsson and this pick.[12]
  4. The Toronto Maple Leafs' first-round pick went to the St. Louis Blues as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent Winnipeg's first-round pick in 2018 (29th overall) to Toronto in exchange for a third-round pick in 2018 (76th overall) and this pick.[13]
  5. The Boston Bruins' first-round pick went to the Ottawa Senators as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent Pittsburgh's first-round pick in 2018 (22nd overall) to the New York Rangers in exchange for New Jersey's second-round pick in 2018 (48th overall) and this pick.[11]
    The Rangers previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 25, 2018 that sent Rick Nash to Boston in exchange for Ryan Spooner, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Lindgren, a seventh-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[14]
  6. The Nashville Predators' first-round pick went to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Ryan Hartman and a fifth-round pick in 2018 to Nashville in exchange for Victor Ejdsell, a fourth-round pick in 2018 and this pick.[15]
  7. The Tampa Bay Lightning's first-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller to Tampa Bay in exchange for Vladislav Namestnikov, Libor Hajek, Brett Howden, a conditional first-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[16]
  8. The Winnipeg Jets' first-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent a first-round pick in 2018 (25th overall) to St. Louis in exchange for a third-round pick in 2018 (76th overall) and this pick.[13]
    St. Louis previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Paul Stastny to Winnipeg in exchange for Erik Foley, a conditional fourth-round pick in 2020 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[17] The condition – St. Louis will receive a first-round pick in 2018 if the Jets' first-round pick in 2018 is outside of the top three selections[17] – was converted when the Jets qualified for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs on March 25, 2018.[18]
  9. The Vegas Golden Knights' first-round pick went to the Detroit Red Wings as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Tomas Tatar to Vegas in exchange for the Islanders' second-round pick in 2019, a third-round pick in 2021 and this pick.[19]

Round twoEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
32 Mattias Samuelsson (D) Flag of the United States United States Buffalo Sabres U.S. NTDP (USHL)
33 Jonatan Berggren (RW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Ottawa via NY Rangers)1 Skelleftea AIK J20 (SuperElit)
34 Serron Noel (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Florida Panthers (from Arizona)2 Oshawa Generals (OHL)
35 Jesse Ylonen (RW) Flag of Finland Finland Montreal Canadiens Espoo United (Mestis)
36 Jared McIsaac (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Detroit Red Wings Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
37 Jett Woo (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
38 Alexander Romanov (D) Flag of Russia Russia Montreal Canadiens (from Chicago)3 Krasnaya Armiya (MHL)
39 Olof Lindbom (G) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers Djurgardens IF J20 (SuperElit)
40 Ryan McLeod (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Edmonton Oilers Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
41 Bode Wilde (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders U.S. NTDP (USHL)
42 Jack Drury (C) Flag of the United States United States Carolina Hurricanes Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
43 Ruslan Iskhakov (C) Flag of Russia Russia New York Islanders (from Calgary)4 Krasnaya Armiya (MHL)
44 Albin Eriksson (RW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Dallas Stars Skelleftea AIK (SHL)
45 Scott Perunovich (D) Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues University of Minnesota-Duluth (NCHC)
46 Martin Fehervary (D) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Washington Capitals (from Florida via New Jersey)5 IK Oskarshamn (HockeyAllsvenskan)
47 Kody Clark (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Washington Capitals (from Colorado)6 Ottawa 67's (OHL)
48 Jonathan Tychonick (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa Senators (from New Jersey via NY Rangers)7 Penticton Vees (BCHL)
49 Kirill Marchenko (RW) Flag of Russia Russia Columbus Blue Jackets Mamonty Yugry (MHL)
50 Adam Ginning (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Philadelphia Flyers Linkopings HC (SHL)
51 Akil Thomas (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Los Angeles Kings Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
52 Sean Durzi (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from San Jose)8 Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
53 Calen Addison (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
54 Benoit-Olivier Groulx (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Anaheim Ducks Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
55 Kevin Bahl (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Arizona Coyotes (from Minnesota)9 Ottawa 67's (OHL)
56 Jacob Olofsson (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Montreal Canadiens (from Toronto)10 Timra IK (HockeyAllsvenskan)
57 Axel Andersson (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Boston Bruins Djurgardens IF (SuperElit)
58 Filip Hallander (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Pittsburgh Penguins (from Nashville via Colorado)11 Timra IK (HockeyAllsvenskan)
59 Gabriel Fortier (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
60 David Gustafsson (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Winnipeg Jets HV71 (SHL)
61 Ivan Morozov (C) Flag of Russia Russia Vegas Golden Knights Mamonty Yugry (MHL)
62 Olivier Rodrigue (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Washington via Montreal)12 Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
Notes
  1. The Ottawa Senators' second-round pick went to the Detroit Red Wings as the result of a trade on February 28, 2017 that sent Brendan Smith to the New York Rangers in exchange for a third-round pick in 2017 and this pick.[20]
    The Rangers previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on July 18, 2016 that sent Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to Ottawa in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and this pick.[21]
  2. The Arizona Coyotes' second-round pick went to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on August 25, 2016 that sent Dave Bolland and Lawson Crouse to Arizona in exchange for a third-round pick in 2017 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[22] The condition – Florida will receive a second-round pick in 2018 if Crouse plays in 10 or more games for Arizona in the 2016–17 season[23] – was converted on November 10, 2016.
  3. The Chicago Blackhawks' second-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on February 26, 2016 that sent Tomas Fleischmann and Dale Weise to Chicago in exchange for Phillip Danault and this pick.[24]
  4. The Calgary Flames' second-round pick went to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on June 24, 2017 that sent Travis Hamonic and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2019 to Calgary in exchange for a first-round pick in 2018, a conditional second-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[8]
  5. The Florida Panthers' second-round pick went the Washington Capitals as the result of a trade on July 2, 2017 that sent Marcus Johansson to New Jersey in exchange for Toronto's third-round pick in 2018 and this pick.[25]
    New Jersey previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 10, 2016 that sent Paul Thompson and Graham Black to Florida in exchange for Marc Savard and this pick.[26]
  6. The Colorado Avalanche's second-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent Philipp Grubauer and Brooks Orpik to Colorado in exchange for this pick.[27]
  7. The New Jersey Devils' second-round pick went to the Ottawa Senators as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent Pittsburgh's first-round pick in 2018 (22nd overall) to the New York Rangers in exchange for Boston's first-round pick in 2018 (26th overall) and this pick.[11]
    The Rangers previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 22, 2018 that sent Michael Grabner to New Jersey in exchange for Yegor Rykov and this pick.[28]
  8. The San Jose Sharks' second-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on February 22, 2016 that sent Roman Polak and Nick Spaling to San Jose in exchange for Raffi Torres, a second-round pick in 2017 and this pick.[29]
  9. The Minnesota Wild's second-round pick went to the Arizona Coyotes as the result of a trade on February 26, 2017 that sent Martin Hanzal, Ryan White and a fourth-round pick in 2017 to Minnesota in exchange for Grayson Downing, a first-round pick in 2017, a conditional fourth-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[30]
  10. The Toronto Maple Leafs' second-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on February 25, 2018 that sent Tomas Plekanec and Kyle Baun to Toronto in exchange for Kerby Rychel, Rinat Valiev and this pick.[31]
  11. The Nashville Predators' second-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Ottawa's third-round pick and a fifth-round pick both in 2018 (64th and 146th overall) to Colorado in exchange for this pick.
    Colorado previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on November 5, 2017 that sent Kyle Turris to Nashville in exchange for Samuel Girard, Vladislav Kamenev and this pick.[32]
  12. The Washington Capitals’ second-round pick went to the Edmonton Oilers as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a third and fifth-round pick both in 2018 (71st and 133rd overall) to Montreal in exchange for this pick.
    Montreal previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 24, 2016 that sent Lars Eller to Washington in exchange for a second-round pick in 2017 and this pick.[33]

Round threeEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
63 Jack McBain (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Minnesota Wild (from Buffalo)1 Toronto Jr. Canadiens (OJHL)
64 Justus Annunen (G) Flag of Finland Finland Colorado Avalanche (from Ottawa via Pittsburgh)2 Karpat U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
65 Jan Jenik (RW) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Arizona Coyotes Benatky nad Jizerou (Czech 1.Liga)
66 Cameron Hillis (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Canadiens Guelph Storm (OHL)
67 Alec Regula (D) Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings London Knights (OHL)
68 Tyler Madden (C) Flag of the United States United States Vancouver Canucks Tri-City Storm (USHL)
69 Jake Wise (C) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks U.S. NTDP (USHL)
70 Jacob Ragnarsson (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden New York Rangers Almtuna IS (Allsvenskan)
71 Jordan Harris (D) Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens (from Edmonton)3 Kimball Union Academy (USHS)
72 Jakub Skarek (G) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic New York Islanders Dukla Jihlava (ELH)
73 Ty Emberson (D) Flag of the United States United States Arizona Coyotes (from Carolina)4 U.S. NTDP (USHL)
74 Niklas Nordgren (RW) Flag of Finland Finland Chicago Blackhawks (from Calgary via Arizona)5 HIFK (Liiga)
75 Oskar Back (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Dallas Stars Farjestad BK J20 (SuperElit)
76 Semyon Der-Arguchintsev (C) Flag of Russia Russia Toronto Maple Leafs (from St. Louis)6 Peterborough Petes (OHL)
77 Jakub Lauko (C) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Boston Bruins (from Florida)7 Pirati Chomutov (ELH)
78 Sampo Ranta (LW) Flag of Finland Finland Colorado Avalanche Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
79 Blake McLaughlin (LW) Flag of the United States United States Anaheim Ducks (from New Jersey)8 Chicago Steel (USHL)
80 Marcus Karlberg (LW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Columbus Blue Jackets Leksands IF J20 (SuperElit)
81 Seth Barton (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Detroit Red Wings (from Philadelphia)9 Trail Smoke Eaters (BCHL)
82 Bulat Shafigullin (LW) Flag of Russia Russia Los Angeles Kings Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (KHL)
83 Riley Stotts (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from San Jose)10 Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
84 Jesper Eliasson (G) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings (from Pittsburgh)11 IF Troja-Ljungby J20 (SuperElit)
85 Lukas Dostal (G) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Anaheim Ducks SK Horacka Slavia Trebic (Czech 1.liga)
86 Alexander Khovanov (C) Flag of Russia Russia Minnesota Wild Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
87 Linus Karlsson (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden San Jose Sharks (from Toronto via New Jersey, Washington, Chicago and Arizona)12 Karlskrona HK J20 (SuperElit)
88 Joey Keane (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers (from Boston)13 Barrie Colts (OHL)
89 Logan Hutsko (RW) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers (from Nashville)14 Boston College (Hockey East)
90 Dmitry Semykin (D) Flag of Russia Russia Tampa Bay Lightning Kapitan Stupino (MHL)
91 Nathan Smith (C) Flag of the United States United States Winnipeg Jets Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
92 Connor Dewar (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Minnesota Wild (from Vegas)15 Everett Silvertips (WHL)
93 Riley Sutter (C/RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Washington Capitals Everett Silvertips (WHL)
Notes
  1. The Buffalo Sabres' third-round pick went to the Minnesota Wild as the result of a trade on June 30, 2017 that sent Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella and a fourth-round pick in 2018 to Buffalo in exchange for Tyler Ennis, Marcus Foligno and this pick.[34]
  2. The Ottawa Senators' third-round pick went to the Colorado Avalanche as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Nashville's second-round pick in 2018 (58th overall) to Pittsburgh in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2018 (146th overall) and this pick.
    Pittsburgh previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 23, 2018 that sent Ian Cole, Filip Gustavsson and a first-round pick in 2018 to Ottawa in exchange for Vincent Dunn and this pick.[12]
  3. The Edmonton Oilers' third-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Washington's second-round pick in 2018 (62nd overall) to Edmonton in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2018 (133rd overall) and this pick.
  4. The Carolina Hurricanes' third-round pick went to the Arizona Coyotes as the result of a trade on May 3, 2018 that sent Jordan Martinook and a fourth-round pick in 2018 to Carolina in exchange for Marcus Kruger and this pick.[35]
  5. The Calgary Flames' third-round pick went to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Toronto's third-round pick and Columbus' fifth-round pick both in 2018 (87th and 142nd overall) to Arizona in exchange for this pick.
    Arizona previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 17, 2017 that sent Mike Smith to Calgary in exchange for Chad Johnson, Brandon Hickey and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[36] The condition – Arizona will receive a third-round pick in 2018 if Calgary fails to qualify for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs[37] – was converted on March 26, 2018.[38][39]
  6. The St. Louis Blues' third-round pick went the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on June 22, 2018 that sent a first-round pick in 2018 (25th overall) to St. Louis in exchange for Winnipeg's first-round pick in 2018 (29th overall) and this pick.[13]
  7. The Florida Panthers' third-round pick went to the Boston Bruins as the result of a trade on February 22, 2018 that sent Frank Vatrano to Florida in exchange for this pick.[40]
  8. The New Jersey Devils' third-round pick went to the Anaheim Ducks as the result of a trade on November 30, 2017 that sent Sami Vatanen and a conditional third-round pick in 2019 or 2020 to New Jersey in exchange for Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi and this pick.[41]
  9. The Philadelphia Flyers' third-round pick went to the Detroit Red Wings as the result of a trade on February 19, 2018 that sent Petr Mrazek to Philadelphia in exchange for a conditional third-round pick in 2019 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[42] The condition – Detroit will receive a third-round pick in 2018 if the Flyers qualifiy for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs and Mrazek wins five regular season games[43] – was converted on April 7, 2018.
  10. The San Jose Sharks' third-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on February 27, 2016 that sent James Reimer and Jeremy Morin to San Jose in exchange for Alex Stalock, Ben Smith and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[44] The condition – Toronto will receive a third-round pick in 2018 if the Sharks qualify for the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals[45] – was converted on May 25, 2016.[46]
  11. The Pittsburgh Penguins' third-round pick went to the Detroit Red Wings as the result of a trade on October 21, 2017 that sent Riley Sheahan and a fifth-round pick in 2018 to Pittsburgh in exchange for Scott Wilson and this pick.[47]
  12. The Toronto Maple Leafs’ third-round pick went to the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a fourth and fifth-round pick both in 2018 (114th and 145th overall) to Arizona in exchange for this pick.
    Arizona previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade June 23, 2018 that sent Calgary's third-round pick in 2018 (74th overall) to Chicago in exchange for Columbus' fifth-round pick in 2018 (142nd overall) and this pick.
    Chicago previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 19, 2018 that sent Michal Kempny to Washington in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[48] The condition – Chicago will receive the higher of Toronto or Washington's third-round pick in 2018[48] – was converted on April 25, 2018 when Toronto was eliminated from the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs ensuring that Toronto would select higher than Washington.
    Washington previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on July 2, 2017 that sent Marcus Johansson to New Jersey in exchange for Florida's second-round pick in 2018 and this pick.[25]
    New Jersey previously acquired this pick as compensation for Toronto hiring Lou Lamoriello as their general manager on July 23, 2015.[49]
  13. The Boston Bruins' third-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on February 20, 2018 that sent Nick Holden to Boston in exchange for Rob O'Gara and this pick.[50]
  14. The Nashville Predators' third-round pick went to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a third-round pick in 2019 to Nashville in exchange for this pick.
  15. The Vegas Golden Knights' third-round pick went to the Minnesota Wild as the result of a trade on June 21, 2017 that sent Alex Tuch to Vegas in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[51] The condition – Minnesota will receive a third-round pick in 2018 if Vegas does not acquire any additional third-round picks in 2017[52] – was converted on June 24, 2017.

Round fourEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
94 Matej Pekar (C) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Buffalo Sabres Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
95 Jonathan Gruden (C) Flag of the United States United States Ottawa Senators U.S. NTDP (USHL)
96 Luke Henman (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Carolina Hurricanes (from Arizona)1 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)
97 Allan McShane (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Montreal via Los Angeles)2 Oshawa Generals (OHL)
98 Ryan O'Reilly (RW) Flag of the United States United States Detroit Red Wings Madison Capitals (USHL)
99 Slava Demin (D) Flag of the United States United States Vegas Golden Knights (from Vancouver via Pittsburgh)3 Wenatchee Wild (BCHL)
100 Adam Mascherin (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars (from Chicago)4 Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
101 Nico Gross (D) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland New York Rangers Oshawa Generals (OHL)
102 Jasper Weatherby (C) Flag of the United States United States San Jose Sharks (from Edmonton via Montreal)5 Wenatchee Wild (BCHL)
103 Jacob Pivonka (C) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders U.S. NTDP (USHL)
104 Lenni Killinen (RW) Flag of Finland Finland Carolina Hurricanes Blues U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
105 Martin Pospisil (C) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Calgary Flames Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
106 Curtis Douglas (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
107 Joel Hofer (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada St. Louis Blues Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
108 Demetrios Koumontzis (LW) Flag of the United States United States Calgary Flames (from Florida)6 Edina High School (USHS)
109 Tyler Weiss (LW) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche U.S. NTDP (USHL)
110 Xavier Bernard (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Jersey Devils Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
111 Jachym Kondelik (C) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Nashville Predators (from Columbus)7 Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
112 John St. Ivany (D) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
113 Aidan Dudas (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Los Angeles Kings Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
114 Ivan Prosvetov (G) Flag of Russia Russia Arizona Coyotes (from San Jose)8 Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
115 Paul Cotter (C) Flag of the United States United States Vegas Golden Knights (from Pittsburgh via Tampa Bay)9 Lincoln Stars (USHL)
116 Jack Perbix (RW) Flag of the United States United States Anaheim Ducks Elk River High School (USHS)
117 Linus Lindstrand Cronholm (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Buffalo Sabres (from Minnesota)10 Malmo Redhawks J20 (SuperElit)
118 Mac Hollowell (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
119 Curtis Hall (C) Flag of the United States United States Boston Bruins Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
120 Philipp Kurashev (C) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Chicago Blackhawks (from Nashville)11 Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
121 Alexander Green (D) Flag of the United States United States Tampa Bay Lightning Cornell University (ECAC)
122 Milos Roman (C) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Calgary Flames (from Winnipeg via Montreal)12 Vancouver Giants (WHL)
123 Jack Gorniak (RW) Flag of the United States United States Montreal Canadiens (from Vegas via Florida and San Jose)13 West Salem High School (USHS)
124 Mitchell Gibson (G) Flag of the United States United States Washington Capitals Lone Star Brahmas (NAHL)
Notes
  1. The Arizona Coyotes' fourth-round pick went to the Carolina Hurricanes as the result of a trade on May 3, 2018 that sent Marcus Kruger and a third-round pick in 2018 to Arizona in exchange for Jordan Martinook and this pick.[35]
  2. The Montreal Canadiens' fourth-round pick was re-acquired as the result of a trade on November 23, 2017 that sent Torrey Mitchell to Los Angeles in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[53] The condition – Montreal will receive Montreal's fourth-round pick in 2018 if Los Angeles qualifies for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs – was converted on April 4, 2018.
    Los Angeles previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on March 1, 2017 that sent Dwight King to Montreal in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade)[54] The condition – Los Angeles will receive a fourth-round pick in 2018 if King does not re-sign with Montreal for the 2017–18 NHL season – was converted on June 22, 2017.[55]
  3. The Vancouver Canucks' fourth-round pick went to the Vegas Golden Knights as the result of a trade on February 23, 2018 that sent Derick Brassard to Pittsburgh in exchange for Ryan Reaves and this pick.[12]
    Pittsburgh previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on October 3, 2017 that sent Derrick Pouliot to Vancouver in exchange for Andrey Pedan and this pick.[56]
  4. The Chicago Blackhawks’ fourth-round pick went to the Dallas Stars as the result of a trade on February 28, 2017 that sent Johnny Oduya to Chicago in exchange for Mark McNeill and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[57] The condition – Dallas will receive a fourth-round pick in 2018 if Chicago fails to advance to the 2017 Western Conference Final[57] – was converted on April 20, 2017 when Chicago was eliminated from the playoffs.
  5. The Edmonton Oilers' fourth-round pick went to the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Vegas' fourth-round pick and Florida's fifth-round pick both in 2018 (123rd and 139th overall) to Montreal in exchange for this pick.
    Montreal previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on January 4, 2018 that sent Al Montoya to Edmonton in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[58] The condition – Montreal will receive a fourth-round pick in 2018 if Montoya plays in seven or more games for the Oilers during the 2017–18 NHL season[58] – was converted on March 14, 2018.
  6. The Florida Panthers’ fourth-round pick went to the Calgary Flames as the result of a trade on February 27, 2016 that sent Jiri Hudler to Florida in exchange for a second-round pick in 2016 and this pick.[59]
  7. The Columbus Blue Jackets' fourth-round pick went to the Nashville Predators as the result of a trade on February 25, 2018 that sent Mark Letestu to Columbus in exchange for this pick.[60]
  8. The San Jose Sharks' fourth-round pick went to the Arizona Coyotes as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Toronto's third-round pick in 2018 (87th overall) to San Jose in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2018 (145th overall) and this pick.
  9. The Pittsburgh Penguins' fourth-round pick went to the Vegas Golden Knights as the result of a trade on June 21, 2017 that ensured Vegas would select Jason Garrison in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft from Tampa Bay in exchange for Nikita Gusev, a second-round pick in 2017 and this pick.[61]
    Tampa Bay previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on March 1, 2017 that sent Mark Streit to Pittsburgh in exchange for this pick.[62]
  10. The Minnesota Wild's fourth-round pick went to the Buffalo Sabres as the result of a trade on June 30, 2017 that sent Tyler Ennis, Marcus Foligno, and a third-round pick to Minnesota in exchange for Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella, and this pick.[34]
  11. The Nashville Predators' fourth-round pick went to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Ryan Hartman and a fifth-round pick in 2018 to Nashville in exchange for Victor Ejdsell, a first-round pick in 2018 and this pick.[15]
  12. The Winnipeg Jets' fourth-round pick went to the Calgary Flames as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a fourth-round pick in 2019 to Montreal in exchange for this pick.
    Montreal previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Joe Morrow to Winnipeg in exchange for this pick.[63]
  13. The Vegas Golden Knights' fourth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Edmonton's fourth-round pick in 2018 (102nd overall) to San Jose in exchange for Florida's fifth-round pick in 2018 (139th overall) and this pick.
    San Jose previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 19, 2018 that sent Mike Hoffman and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to Florida in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2018, a second-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[64]
    Florida previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 21, 2017 that sent Reilly Smith to Vegas in exchange for this pick.[65]

Round fiveEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
125 Miska Kukkonen (D) Flag of Finland Finland Buffalo Sabres Ilves U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
126 Angus Crookshank (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa Senators Langley Rivermen (BCHL)
127 Wyatte Wylie (D) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers (from Arizona)1 Everett Silvertips (WHL)
128 Cole Fonstad (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Canadiens Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
129 Justin Almeida (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Pittsburgh Penguins (from Detroit)2 Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
130 Toni Utunen (D) Flag of Finland Finland Vancouver Canucks LeKi (Mestis)
131 Spencer Stastney (D) Flag of the United States United States Nashville Predators (from Chicago)3 U.S. NTDP (USHL)
132 Lauri Pajuniemi (RW) Flag of Finland Finland New York Rangers TPS (Liiga)
133 Samuel Houde (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Edmonton)4 Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
134 Blade Jenkins (LW) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
135 Brandon Kruse (LW) Flag of the United States United States Vegas Golden Knights (from Carolina)5 Bowling Green State University (WCHA)
136 Akira Schmid (G) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland New Jersey Devils (from Calgary via Arizona)6 SCL Tigers U20 (Junioren Elite A)
137 Riley Damiani (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
138 Hugh McGing (LW) Flag of the United States United States St. Louis Blues Western Michigan University (NCHC)
139 Mikael Hakkarainen (C) Flag of Finland Finland Chicago Blackhawks (from Florida via San Jose and Montreal)7 Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
140 Brandon Saigeon (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Colorado Avalanche Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
141 Yegor Sharangovich (C) Flag of Belarus Belarus New Jersey Devils Dinamo Minsk (KHL)
142 Michael Callahan (D) Flag of the United States United States Arizona Coyotes (from Columbus via Chicago)8 Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
143 Samuel Ersson (G) Flag of Sweden Sweden Philadelphia Flyers Brynas IF J20 (SuperElit)
144 David Hrenak (G) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Los Angeles Kings St. Cloud State University (NCHC)
145 Dennis Busby (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Arizona Coyotes (from San Jose)9 Flint Firebirds (OHL)
146 Danilla Zhuravlyov (D) Flag of Russia Russia Colorado Avalanche (from Pittsburgh)10 Irbis Kazan (MHL)
147 Roman Durny (G) Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Anaheim Ducks Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
148 Simon Johansson (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Minnesota Wild Djurgardens IF J20 (SuperElit)
149 Filip Kral (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
150 Declan Chisholm (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Jets (from Boston)11 Peterborough Petes (OHL)
151 Vladislav Yeryomenko (D) Flag of Belarus Belarus Nashville Predators Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
152 Magnus Chrona (G) Flag of Sweden Sweden Tampa Bay Lightning Nacka HK J18 (J18 Elit)
153 Giovanni Vallati (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Jets Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
154 Connor Corcoran (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vegas Golden Knights Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
155 Damien Giroux (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Minnesota Wild (from Washington)12 Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
Notes
  1. The Arizona Coyotes' fifth-round pick went to the Philadelphia Flyers as the result of a trade on June 16, 2017 that sent Nick Cousins and Merrick Madsen to Arizona in exchange for Brendan Warren and this pick.[66]
  2. The Detroit Red Wings' fifth-round pick went to the Pittsburgh Penguins as the result of a trade on October 21, 2017 that sent Scott Wilson and a third-round pick in 2018 to Detroit in exchange for Riley Sheahan and this pick.[47]
  3. The Chicago Blackhawks' fifth-round pick went to the Nashville Predators as the result of a trade on February 26, 2018 that sent Victor Ejdsell and a first and fourth-round pick both in 2018 to Chicago in exchange for Ryan Hartman and this pick.[15]
  4. The Edmonton Oilers' fifth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Washington's second-round pick in 2018 (62nd overall) to Edmonton in exchange for a third-round pick in 2018 (71st overall) and this pick.
  5. The Carolina Hurricanes' fifth-round pick went to the Vegas Golden Knights as the result of a trade on July 4, 2017 that sent Marcus Kruger to Carolina in exchange for this pick.[67]
  6. The Calgary Flames' fifth-round pick went to the New Jersey Devils as the result of a trade on October 28, 2017 that sent Scott Wedgewood to Arizona in exchange for this pick.[68]
    Arizona previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 20, 2017 that sent Michael Stone to Calgary in exchange for a third-round pick in 2017 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[69] The condition – Arizona will receive a fifth-round pick in 2018 if Stone re-signs with Calgary for the 2017–18 NHL season[69] – was converted on June 30, 2017.[70]
  7. The Florida Panthers' fifth-round pick went to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a fifth-round pick in 2019 to Montreal in exchange for this pick.
    Montreal previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Edmonton's fourth-round pick in 2018 (102nd overall) to San Jose in exchange for Vegas' fourth-round pick in 2018 (123rd overall) and this pick.
    San Jose previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 19, 2018 that sent Mike Hoffman and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to Florida in exchange for Vegas' fourth-round pick in 2018, a second-round pick in 2019 and this pick.[64]
  8. The Columbus Blue Jackets' fifth-round pick went to the Arizona Coyotes as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Calgary's third-round pick in 2018 (74th overall) to Chicago in exchange for Toronto's third-round pick in 2018 (87th overall) and this pick.
    Chicago previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 23, 2017 that sent Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and the Islanders' sixth-round pick in 2017 to Columbus in exchange for Brandon Saad, Anton Forsberg and this pick.[71]
  9. The San Jose Sharks' fifth-round pick went to the Arizona Coyotes as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Toronto's third-round pick in 2018 (87th overall) to San Jose in exchange for a fourth-round pick in 2018 (114th overall) and this pick.
  10. The Pittsburgh Penguins' fifth-round pick went to the Colorado Avalanche as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Nashville's second-round pick in 2018 (58th overall) to Pittsburgh in exchange for Ottawa's third-round pick in 2018 (64th overall) and this pick.
  11. The Boston Bruins' fifth-round pick went to the Winnipeg Jets as the result of a trade on March 1, 2017 that sent Drew Stafford to Boston in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[72] The condition – Winnipeg will receive a fifth-round pick in 2018 if the Bruins reach the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs and Stafford plays in half of Boston's remaining games in the 2016–17 NHL season[73] – was converted on April 4, 2017.
  12. The Washington Capitals' fifth-round pick went to the Minnesota Wild as the result of a trade on June 14, 2017 that sent Tyler Graovac to Washington in exchange for this pick.[74]

Round sixEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
156 Pontus Holmberg (RW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs (from Buffalo)1 VIK Vasteras HK (Hockeyettan)
157 Kevin Mandolese (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa Senators Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
158 David Tendeck (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Arizona Coyotes Vancouver Giants (WHL)
159 Tim Berni (D) Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Columbus Blue Jackets (from Montreal via Detroit)2 GCK Lions (NLB)
160 Victor Brattstrom (G) Flag of Sweden Sweden Detroit Red Wings Timra IK (Allsvenskan)
161 Alex Kannok-Leipert (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Washington Capitals (from Vancouver)3 Vancouver Giants (WHL)
162 Alexis Gravel (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Chicago Blackhawks Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
163 Simon Kjellberg (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers Rogle BK J20 (SuperElit)
164 Michael Kesselring (D) Flag of the United States United States Edmonton Oilers New Hampton School (USHS)
165 Johan Sodergran (RW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Los Angeles Kings (from NY Islanders)4 Linkopings HC J20 (SuperElit)
166 Jesper Sellgren (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Carolina Hurricanes Modo Hockey (Allsvenskan)
167 Mathias Emilio Pettersen (C) Flag of Norway Norway Calgary Flames Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
168 Dawson Barteaux (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
169 Mathias Laferriere (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada St. Louis Blues Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
170 Justin Schutz (LW) Flag of Germany Germany Florida Panthers Red Bull Hockey Akademie (Czech U18)
171 Nikolai Kovalenko (RW) Flag of the United States United States Colorado Avalanche Loko Yaroslavl (MHL)
172 Mitchell Hoelscher (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada New Jersey Devils Ottawa 67's (OHL)
173 Veini Vehvilainen (G) Flag of Finland Finland Columbus Blue Jackets Karpat (Liiga)
174 Gavin Hain (C) Flag of the United States United States Philadelphia Flyers U.S. NTDP (USHL)
175 Jacob Ingham (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Los Angeles Kings Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
176 Zachary Emond (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada San Jose Sharks Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
177 Liam Gorman (C) Flag of the United States United States Pittsburgh Penguins Saint Sebastian's School (USHS)
178 Hunter Drew (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Anaheim Ducks Charlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)
179 Shawn Boudrias (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Minnesota Wild Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)
180 Peter Diliberatore (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vegas Golden Knights (from Toronto)5 Salisbury School (USHS)
181 Dustin McFaul (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Boston Bruins Pickering Panthers (OJHL)
182 John Leonard (LW) Flag of the United States United States San Jose Sharks (from Nashville)6 UMass Amherst (Hockey East)
183 Cole Koepke (LW) Flag of the United States United States Tampa Bay Lightning Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
184 Jared Moe (G) Flag of the United States United States Winnipeg Jets Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
185 Xavier Bouchard (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vegas Golden Knights Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
186 Artyom Manukyan (RW) Flag of Russia Russia Vancouver Canucks (from Washington)7 Avangard Omsk (KHL)
Notes
  1. The Buffalo Sabres' sixth-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Toronto's sixth-round pick in 2019 to Buffalo in exchange for this pick.
  2. The Montreal Canadiens' sixth-round pick went to the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a fifth-round pick in 2019 to Detroit in exchange for this pick.
    Detroit previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on February 28, 2017 that sent Steve Ott to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[75]
  3. The Vancouver Canucks' sixth-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a sixth-round pick in 2018 (186th overall) and a sixth-round pick in 2019 to Vancouver in exchange for this pick.
  4. The New York Islanders' sixth-round pick went to the Los Angeles Kings as the result of a trade on June 24, 2017 that sent a sixth-round pick in 2017 to New York in exchange for this pick.[76]
  5. The Toronto Maple Leafs' sixth-round pick went to the Vegas Golden Knights as the result of a trade on October 6, 2017 that sent Calvin Pickard to Toronto in exchange for Tobias Lindberg and this pick.[77]
  6. The Nashville Predators' sixth-round pick went to the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on February 25, 2018 that sent Brandon Bollig and Troy Grosenick to Nashville in exchange for this pick.[78]
  7. The Washington Capitals' sixth-round pick went to the Vancouver Canucks as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a sixth-round pick in 2018 (161st overall) to Washington in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2019 and this pick.

Round sevenEdit

# Player Nationality NHL team College/junior/club team
187 William Worge Kreu (D) Flag of Sweden Sweden Buffalo Sabres Linkopings HC J20 (SuperElit)
188 Jakov Novak (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa Senators Janesville Jets (NAHL)
189 Liam Kirk (LW) Flag of the United Kingdom Great Britain Arizona Coyotes Sheffield Steelers (EIHL)
190 Brett Stapley (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Montreal via Philadelphia)1 Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
191 Otto Kivenmaki (C) Flag of Finland Finland Detroit Red Wings Assat U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
192 Matthew Thiessen (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vancouver Canucks Steinbach Pistons (MJHL)
193 Josiah Slavin (LW) Flag of the United States United States Chicago Blackhawks Lincoln Stars (USHL)
194 Luke Loheit (RW) Flag of the United States United States Ottawa Senators (from NY Rangers)2 Minnetonka High School (USHS)
195 Patrik Siikanen (C) Flag of Finland Finland Edmonton Oilers Blues U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
196 Christian Krygier (D) Flag of the United States United States New York Islanders Lincoln Stars (USHL)
197 Jacob Kucharski (G) Flag of the United States United States Carolina Hurricanes Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
198 Dmitry Zavgorodniy (LW) Flag of Russia Russia Calgary Flames Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
199 Jermaine Loewen (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Dallas Stars Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
200 Tyler Tucker (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada St. Louis Blues Barrie Colts (OHL)
201 Cole Krygier (D) Flag of the United States United States Florida Panthers Lincoln Stars (USHL)
202 Shamil Shmakov (G) Flag of Russia Russia Colorado Avalanche Sibirskie Snaypery (MHL)
203 Eetu Pakkila (LW) Flag of Finland Finland New Jersey Devils Karpat U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
204 Trey Fix-Wolansky (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)
205 Marcus Westfalt (C) Flag of Sweden Sweden Philadelphia Flyers Brynas IF (SHL)
206 Radim Salda (D) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Tampa Bay Lightning (from Los Angeles)3 Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
207 Santtu Kinnunen (D) Flag of Finland Finland Florida Panthers (from San Jose)4 Pelicans U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
208 Jordan Kooy (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Vegas Golden Knights (from Pittsburgh)5 London Knights (OHL)
209 Zachary Bouthillier (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Anaheim)6 Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
210 Sam Hentges (C) Flag of the United States United States Minnesota Wild Tri-City Storm (USHL)
211 Semyon Kizimov (RW) Flag of Russia Russia Toronto Maple Leafs Ladia Togliatti (MHL)
212 Pavel Shen (C) Flag of Russia Russia Boston Bruins Mamonty Yugry (MHL)
213 Milan Kloucek (G) Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Nashville Predators Dynamo Pardubice (ELH)
214 Ty Taylor (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
215 Austin Wong (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Winnipeg Jets Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
216 Riley Hughes (RW) Flag of the United States United States New York Rangers (from Vegas via Carolina)7 St. Sebastien's School (USHS)
217 Eric Florchuk (C) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Washington Capitals Victoria Royals (WHL)
Notes
  1. The Montreal Canadiens' seventh-round pick was re-acquired as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2019 to Philadelphia in exchange for this pick.
    Philadelphia previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 24, 2017 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2017 to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[79]
  2. The New York Rangers' seventh-round pick went to the Ottawa Senators as the result of a trade July 18, 2016 that sent Mika Zibanejad and a second-round pick in 2018 to New York in exchange for Derick Brassard and this pick.[21]
  3. The Los Angeles Kings' seventh-round pick went to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of a trade on May 31, 2017 that sent Bokondji Imama to Los Angeles in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[80] The condition – Tampa Bay will receive a seventh-round pick in 2018 if Los Angeles signs Imama prior to the June 1 deadline for drafted CHL players to sign by – was converted.[81]
  4. The San Jose Sharks' seventh-round pick went to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on June 19, 2018 that sent Vegas' fourth-round pick in 2018, a fifth-round pick in 2018 and a second-round pick in 2019 to San Jose in exchange for Mike Hoffman and this pick.[64]
  5. The Pittsburgh Penguins' seventh-round pick went to the Vegas Golden Knights as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2019 to Pittsburgh in exchange for this pick.
  6. The Anaheim Ducks' seventh-round pick went to the Toronto Maple Leafs as the result of a trade January 10, 2017 that sent Jhonas Enroth to Anaheim in exchange for this pick.[82]
  7. The Vegas Golden Knights' seventh-round pick went to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Boston's seventh-round pick in 2019 to Carolina in exchange for this pick.
    Carolina previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 22, 2017 that sent Pittsburgh's second-round pick in 2017 to Vegas in exchange for Trevor van Riemsdyk and this pick.[83]

Draftees based on nationalityEdit

Rank Country Selections Percent Top selection
North America 127 58.5%
1 Flag of Canada.svg.png Canada 73 33.6% Barrett Hayton, 5th
2 Flag of the United States.png United States 54 24.9% Brady Tkachuk, 4th
Europe 90 41.5%
3 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 29 13.4% Rasmus Dahlin, 1st
4 Flag of Russia.png Russia 19 8.8% Andrei Svechnikov, 2nd
5 Flag of Finland.png Finland 16 7.4% Jesperi Kotkaniemi, 3rd
6 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 11 5.1% Filip Zadina, 6th
7 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 5 2.3% Martin Fehervary, 46th
8 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 4 1.8% Nico Gross, 101st
9 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 2 0.9% Yegor Sharangovich, 141st
Flag of Germany.png Germany 2 0.9% Dominik Bokk, 25th
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 1 0.5% Liam Kirk, 189th
Flag of Norway.png Norway 1 0.5% Mathias Emilio Pettersen, 167th

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  36. Goaltender Mike Smith acquired by Flames from Coyotes (June 17, 2017). Retrieved on June 25, 2017.
  37. Flames acquire veteran G Smith from Coyotes (June 17, 2017). Retrieved on June 25, 2017.
  38. Flames Blanked By Kings (March 26, 2018). Retrieved on March 27, 2018.
  39. Coyotes Can Finish First Through Sixth at NHL Draft Lottery (April 27, 2018). Retrieved on May 31, 2018.
  40. Vatrano traded to Panthers by Bruins (February 22, 2018). Retrieved on February 22, 2018.
  41. Sami Vatanen and conditional third-round pick from ANA (November 30, 2017). Retrieved on November 30, 2017.
  42. Mrazek traded to Flyers by Red Wings (February 19, 2018). Retrieved on February 19, 2018.
  43. Red Wings deal G Mrazek to Flyers for picks (February 19, 2018). Retrieved on February 19, 2018.
  44. Maple Leafs trade Reimer to Sharks (February 27, 2016). Retrieved on June 17, 2016.
  45. Maple Leafs officially receive third-round pick from Reimer trade (May 26, 2016). Retrieved on June 17, 2016.
  46. Sharks win Game 6, reach first Stanley Cup Final (May 26, 2016). Retrieved on June 17, 2016.
  47. 47.0 47.1 Sheahan traded to Penguins by Red Wings (October 21, 2017). Retrieved on October 21, 2017.
  48. 48.0 48.1 Blackhawks trade D Kempny to Capitals (February 19, 2018). Retrieved on February 19, 2018.
  49. Lou Lamoriello named new Maple Leafs GM (July 23, 2015). Retrieved on June 25, 2016.
  50. Holden traded to Bruins by Rangers (February 20, 2018). Retrieved on February 20, 2018.
  51. Golden Knights get Alex Tuch from Wild for third-round pick (June 21, 2017). Retrieved on June 22, 2017.
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  53. Mitchell traded to Kings by Canadiens for conditional 2018 pick (November 23, 2017). Retrieved on November 23, 2017.
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  58. 58.0 58.1 Canadiens trade Al Montoya to Oilers for conditional draft pick (January 4, 2018). Retrieved on January 4, 2018.
  59. Flames ship Hudler to Panthers for two picks (February 27, 2016). Retrieved on June 17, 2016.
  60. Letestu traded to Blue Jackets after being sent to Predators from Oilers (February 25, 2018). Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
  61. Vegas selection of Jason Garrison frees up cap space for Lightning (June 21, 2017). Retrieved on June 24, 2017.
  62. Penguins Acquire Defenseman Mark Streit (March 1, 2017). Retrieved on March 3, 2017.
  63. Jets acquire Joe Morrow from Montreal (February 26, 2018). Retrieved on February 26, 2018.
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  65. Panthers Acquire 2018 Fourth Round Draft Choice from Vegas (June 21, 2017). Retrieved on June 24, 2017.
  66. Flyers Acquire Brendan Warren from Arizona (June 16, 2017). Retrieved on June 16, 2017.
  67. Hurricanes acquire Kruger from Vegas (July 4, 2017). Retrieved on July 4, 2017.
  68. Devils acquire fifth-round pick from Arizona (October 28, 2017). Retrieved on October 28, 2017.
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  71. Blackhawks send Artemi Panarin to Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad (June 23, 2017). Retrieved on June 23, 2017.
  72. Winnipeg ships Drew Stafford to Boston for 2018 conditional pick (March 1, 2017). Retrieved on March 1, 2017.
  73. Winnipeg ships Drew Stafford to Boston for 2018 conditional pick (March 1, 2017). Retrieved on June 15, 2018.
  74. Capitals acquire forward Tyler Graovac from Wild for draft pick (June 14, 2017). Retrieved on June 14, 2017.
  75. Canadiens acquire F Ott from Red Wings (February 28, 2017). Retrieved on February 28, 2017.
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  77. Pickard Acquired by Maple Leafs from Golden Knights (October 6, 2017). Retrieved on October 6, 2017.
  78. Predators Acquire Bollig, Grosenick from Sharks (February 25, 2018). Retrieved on February 25, 2018.
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  80. LA Kings Acquire Rights to Bokondji Imama from Tampa Bay (May 31, 2017). Retrieved on May 31, 2017.
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  83. Trevor van Riemsdyk acquired by Hurricanes from Golden Knights (June 22, 2017). Retrieved on June 22, 2017.

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