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NHL Draft: Round 1 Discussion Thread and Live Pick-by-Pick Results

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Come chat with us as teenagers are compared to Hall of Fame players.

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Okay, let's get  this party started. Mr. Chiarelli if you could kindly make your way up to the podium and announce that the Oilers select Auston Matthews with the ... wait, what? The Oilers don't have the first overall pick this year, are you sure about that? Fourth overall? WHAT??? That can't possibly be right, I mean, is that even legal? Aren't there bylaws or something that cover this? I hope someone filed an appeal with the NHL over this. Trampling on the rights of Oilers fans to see our GM make the first pick is not acceptable. This aggression will not stand, man.

Stay with us throughout the night as the Copper & Blue team digs into the situation. Or starts drinking heavily depending how the evening goes.

Round 1 Selection Order

  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 Coyotes (from New York Rangers)
  21. Carolina Hurricanes (from Los Angeles)
  22. Winnipeg Jets (from Chicago)
  23. Florida Panthers
  24. Anaheim Ducks
  25. Dallas Stars
  26. Washington Capitals
  27. Tampa Bay Lightning
  28. St. Louis Blues
  29. Boston Bruins (from San Jose)
  30. Anaheim Ducks (from Toronto, from Pittsburgh)