NHL Draft 2020

2020 NHL Draft: First Round Order, Updated Picks

It’s normally a summer institution, but the NHL Draft will instead take place starting Tuesday at a time when the league is usually starting to play its regular season.

Instead, the top prospects in the game will find out which teams they’ll be selected by as the draft gets underway in a virtual format this season.

The New York Rangers are the proud owners of the number one overall pick in the draft, and they used it to select Alexis Lafreniere from the QMJHL’s Rimouski Oceanic.

Here is the full first round draft order:

1 New York Rangers - Left Wing Alexis Lafreniere, Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)

2 Los Angeles Kings - Center Quinton Byfield, Sudbury Wolves (OHL)

3 Ottawa Senators - Forward Tim Stutzle, Addler Mannheim (DHL)

4 Detroit Red Wings - Winger Lucas Raymond, Frolunda Indians (SHL)

5 Ottawa Senators - Defenseman Jake Sanderson, US-NTDP (USHL)

6 Anaheim Ducks - Defenseman Jamie Drysdale, Erie Otters (OHL)

7 New Jersey Devils - Right Wing Alexander Holtz, Djurgardens IF (SHL)

8 Buffalo Sabres - Right Wing Jack Quinn, Ottawa 67's (OHL)

9 Minnesota Wild - Center Marco Rossi, Ottawa 67's (OHL)

10 Winnipeg Jets - Forward Cole Perfetti, Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

11 Nashville Predators - Goaltender Yaroslav Askarov, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL)

12 Florida Panthers - Center Anton Lundell, HIIFK (Liiga)

13 Carolina Hurricanes (acquired from TOR) - Right Wing Seth Jarvis, Portland Winterhawks (WHL)

14 Edmonton Oilers - Forward Dylan Holloway, University of Wisconsin (NCAA)

15 Toronto Maple Leafs (acquired from PIT) - Left Wing Rodion Amirov, Toros Neftekamsk (VHL)

16 Montreal Canadiens - Defenseman Kaiden Guhle, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)

17 Chicago Blackhawks - Left Wing Lukas Reichel, Eisbaren Berlin (DHL)

18 New Jersey Devils (acquired from ARI) - Forward Dawson Mercer, Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

19 New York Rangers (acquired from CAL) - Defenseman Braden Schneider, Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)

20 New Jersey Devils (acquired from VAN via TBL) - Defenseman Shakir Mukhamadullin, Ufa (KHL)

21 Columbus Blue Jackets - Right Wing Yegor Chinakhov, Avangard Omsk (KHL)

22 Washington Capitals (acquired from CAL via NYR via CAR) - Center Hendrix Lapierre, Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

23 Philadelphia Flyers - Center Tyson Foerster, Barrie Colts (OHL)

24 Calgary Flames (acquired from WSH) - Center Connor Zary, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)

25 Colorado Avalanche - Defenseman Justin Barron, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)

26 St. Louis Blues - Left Wing Jake Neighbours, Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)

27 Anaheim Ducks (acquired from BOS) - Right Wing Jacob Perreault, Sarnia Sting (OHL)

28 Ottawa Senators (acquired from NYI) - Left Wing Ridly Greig, Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)

29 Vegas Golden Knights - Center Brendan Brisson, Chicago Steel (USHL)

30 Dallas Stars - Center Mavrik Bourque, Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

31 San Jose Sharks (acquired from TBL) - Right Wing Ozzy Wiesblatt, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)

Rounds 2-7 of the draft will be held Wednesday, with coverage starting on NHL Network at 10:30 a.m.

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