2015 NHL Entry Draft

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2015 NHL Draft
General information
Date(s) June 26–27, 2015
Location Sunrise, Florida
First selection TBD
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2015 NHL Entry Draft will be the 53rd NHL Entry Draft. The draft will be held on June 26–27, 2015 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.[1]

Eligibility[edit]

Ice hockey players born between January 1, 1995, and September 15, 1997, are eligible for selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Additionally, un-drafted, non-North American players born in 1994 are eligible for the draft; and those players who were drafted in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, but not signed by an NHL team and who were born after June 30, 1995, are also eligible to re-enter the draft.[2]

Traded picks[edit]

The order of the 2015 Entry Draft will be finalized upon the conclusion of the 2014–15 NHL season. However, some teams have already exchanged picks for this draft via trade. These picks are listed below.

Round one[edit]

  1. The New York Islanders' first-round pick will go to the Buffalo Sabres as the result of a trade on October 27, 2013 that sent Thomas Vanek to New York in exchange for Matt Moulson, a second-round pick in 2015 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[3] The condition — Buffalo will receive a first-round pick in 2014 or 2015 at New York's choice — was converted on May 22, 2014 when the Islanders elected to keep their 2014 first-round pick.[4]
  2. The New York Rangers' first-round pick will go to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Martin St. Louis and a conditional second-round pick in 2015 to New York in exchange for Ryan Callahan, a conditional first-round pick in 2014, a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[5]
  3. The St. Louis Blues' first-round pick will go to the Buffalo Sabres as the result of a trade on February 28, 2014 that sent Ryan Miller, Steve Ott and conditional second and third-round picks in 2014 to St. Louis in exchange for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, William Carrier, a conditional first-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[6]

Round two[edit]

  1. The Dallas Stars' second-round pick will go to the Ottawa Senators as the result of a trade on July 1, 2014 that sent Jason Spezza and Ludvig Karlsson to the Stars in exchange for Alex Chiasson, Nicholas Paul, Alex Guptill and this pick.[7]
  2. The Los Angeles Kings' second-round pick was re-acquired as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers to Buffalo in exchange for Brayden McNabb, Jonathan Parker, Los Angeles' second-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[8]
    Buffalo previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on April 1, 2013 that sent Robyn Regehr to Los Angeles in exchange for a second-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[9]
  3. The New York Islanders' second-round pick will go to the Buffalo Sabres as the result of a trade on October 27, 2013 that sent Thomas Vanek to New York in exchange for Matt Moulson, a conditional first-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[10]
  4. The Philadelphia Flyers' second-round pick will go to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade March 4, 2014 that sent Andrew MacDonald to Philadelphia in exchange for Matt Mangene, a third-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[11]
  5. The Tampa Bay Lightning's second-round pick will go to the New York Rangers as the result of a trade March 5, 2014 that sent Ryan Callahan, a conditional first-round pick in 2014, a first-round pick in 2015, and a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015 to Tampa Bay in exchange for Martin St. Louis and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[5] The condition – the Rangers will receive a second-round pick in 2015 if Callahan is re-signed by Tampa Bay for the 2014–15 NHL season – was converted on June 25, 2014 when Tampa Bay signed Callahan to a six year contract.[12]
  6. The Toronto Maple Leafs’ second-round pick will go to the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Marian Gaborik to Los Angeles in exchange for Matt Frattin, a conditional third-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[13]
    Los Angeles previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 23, 2013 that sent Jonathan Bernier to Toronto in exchange for Ben Scrivens, Matt Frattin and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[14] The condition – Los Angeles will receive a second-round pick in 2014 or 2015 at Toronto's choice – was converted on January 18, 2014 when Toronto’s second-round pick in 2014 was traded to the Anaheim Ducks.
  7. The Chicago Blackhawks will receive the 24th pick of this round (54th overall) as compensation for not signing 2010 first-round draft pick Kevin Hayes.[15]

Round three[edit]

  1. The Buffalo Sabres' third-round pick will go to the Washington Capitals as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Michal Neuvirth and Rostislav Klesla to Buffalo in exchange for Jaroslav Halak and this pick.[16]
  2. The Detroit Red Wings' third-round pick will go to the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent Edmonton's third-round pick in 2014 to Detroit in exchange for a third-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[17]
  3. The Edmonton Oilers' third-round pick will go to the Anaheim Ducks as the result of a trade on March 4, 2014 that sent Viktor Fasth to Edmonton in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[18]
  4. The Florida Panthers' third-round pick will go to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent a third-round pick in 2014 to Florida in exchange for this pick.[17]
  5. The Ottawa Senators' third-round pick will go to the Edmonton Oilers as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Ales Hemsky to Ottawa in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[19]
  6. The Philadelphia Flyers’ third-round pick will go the Columbus Blue Jackets as the result of a trade on April 3, 2013 that sent Steve Mason to Philadelphia in exchange for Michael Leighton and this pick.[20]
  7. The Pittsburgh Penguins' third-round pick will go to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Marcel Goc to Pittsburgh in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[21]
  8. The San Jose Sharks’ third-round pick will go the Philadelphia Flyers as the result of a trade on July 2, 2014 that sent Tye McGinn to San Jose in exchange for this pick.[22]
  9. The Vancouver Canucks' third-round pick will go to the Anaheim Ducks as the result of a trade on June 27th, 2014 that sent Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and a first and third-round pick in 2014 to Vancouver in exchange for Ryan Kesler and this pick.[23]

Round four[edit]

  1. The Anaheim Ducks' fourth-round pick will go to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of a trade on June 29, 2014 that sent Nate Thompson to Anaheim in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[24]
  2. The Arizona Coyotes' fourth-round pick will go to the Washington Capitals as the result of a trade on March 4, 2014 that sent Martin Erat and John Mitchell to Phoenix in exchange for Rostislav Klesla, Chris Brown and this pick.[25]
  3. The Calgary Flames’ fourth-round pick will go the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on July 2, 2013 that sent T.J. Galiardi to Calgary in exchange for this pick.[26]
  4. The Columbus Blue Jackets’ fourth-round pick will go the Philadelphia Flyers as the result of a trade on June 23, 2014 that sent Scott Hartnell to Columbus in exchange for R.J. Umberger this pick.[27]
  5. The San Jose Sharks' fourth-round pick will go to the Nashville Predators as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent Detroit's second-round pick in 2014 to San Jose in exchange for a second-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[17]

Round five[edit]

  1. The Colorado Avalanche's fifth-round pick will go to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 30, 2014 that sent Daniel Briere to Colorado in exchange for P.A. Parenteau and this pick.[28]
  2. The Montreal Canadiens' fifth-round pick will go to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on March 4, 2014 that sent Mike Weaver to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[29]
  3. The New Jersey Devils' fifth-round pick will go to the St. Louis Blues as the result of a trade on March 22, 2013 that sent Matt D'Agostini and a seventh-round pick in 2015 to New Jersey in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[30] The condition – If D'Agostini is not re-signed by New Jersey then St. Louis will receive a fifth-round pick in 2015 – was converted on July 10, 2013.[31]
  4. The New York Islanders’ fifth-round pick will go to the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on June 5, 2014 that sent Dan Boyle to New York in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[32] The condition – San Jose will receive a fifth-round pick in 2015 if Boyle is not re-signed by the Islanders for the 2014–15 NHL season – was converted on July 1, 2014. [33]
  5. The New York Rangers' fifth-round pick will go to the Vancouver Canucks as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Raphael Diaz to New York in exchange for this pick.[34]

Round six[edit]

  1. The Arizona Coyotes' sixth-round pick will go to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of a trade on June 29, 2014 that sent Sam Gagner and B.J. Crombeen to Arizona in exchange for this pick.[24]
  2. The Los Angeles Kings' sixth-round pick will go the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on July 16, 2013 that sent Daniel Carcillo to Los Angeles in exchange for this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[35] The condition – Chicago will receive a sixth-round pick in 2015 if Carcillo plays less than 40 games with Los Angeles during the 2013–14 NHL season – was converted on January 4, 2014 when Carcillo was traded to the New York Rangers[36] after playing only 26 games with the Kings.[37]
  3. The Ottawa Senators' sixth-round pick will go to the Winnipeg Jets as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2014 to Ottawa in exchange for this pick.[17]

Round seven[edit]

  1. The Anaheim Ducks' seventh-round pick will go to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of a trade on June 29, 2014 that sent Nate Thompson to Anaheim in exchange for a fourth-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[24]
  2. The New Jersey Devils' seventh-round pick will go the Los Angeles Kings as the result of a trade on June 30, 2013 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2013 to New Jersey in exchange for this pick.[38]
  3. The New York Rangers' seventh-round pick will go to the Tampa Bay Lightning as the result of a trade March 5, 2014 that sent Martin St. Louis and a conditional second-round pick in 2015 to New York in exchange for Ryan Callahan, a conditional first-round pick in 2014, a first-round pick in 2015, and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[5] The condition – Tampa Bay will receive a seventh-round pick in 2015 if Callahan is re-signed by Tampa Bay for the 2014–15 NHL season – was converted on June 25, 2014 when Tampa Bay signed Callahan to a six year contract.[12]
  4. The St. Louis Blues' seventh-round pick will go to the Florida Panthers as the result of a trade on September 28, 2013 that sent Scott Timmins and a sixth-round pick in 2014 to New Jersey in exchange for Krys Barch and this pick.[39]
    New Jersey previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on March 22, 2013 that sent a conditional fourth-round pick to St. Louis in exchange for Matt D'Agostini and this pick.[30]
  5. The Tampa Bay Lightning's seventh-round pick will go to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2014 to Tampa Bay in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[17]
  6. The Vancouver Canucks' seventh-round pick will go to the Minnesota Wild as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent a third-round pick in 2014 to Tampa Bay in exchange for a third-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[17]
    Tampa Bay previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 27, 2014 that sent a second-round pick in 2014 to Vancouver in exchange for Jason Garrison, the rights to Jeff Costello and this pick.[40]
  7. The Washington Capitals' seventh-round pick will go to the Winnipeg Jets as the result of a trade on June 28, 2014 that sent Eddie Pasquale and a sixth-round pick in 2014 to Washington in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2014, Nashville's seventh-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[17]

Information on conditional draft picks[edit]

The following draft picks have been dealt with a condition attached that could not be resolved yet. They are listed below with round, teams, condition itself and further notes, e.g. the players or picks involved in the respective trade.

Round Team receiving pick Team granting pick Condition Further notes
5 Montreal Canadiens Anaheim Ducks Montreal will receive a fifth-round pick in 2015 if Leblanc plays at least 15 games with the Ducks in the 2014–15 NHL season. Montreal acquired this pick in a trade on June 14, 2014 that sent Louis Leblanc to Anaheim in exchange for this conditional pick.[41]
7 Winnipeg Jets Buffalo Sabres Condition unknown Winnipeg acquired this pick in a trade on July 9, 2014 that sent Jordan Samuels-Thomas to Buffalo in exchange for this conditional pick.[42]
7 Columbus Blue Jackets Toronto Maple Leafs Condition unknown Columbus acquired this pick in a trade on July 1, 2014 that sent Matt Frattin to Toronto in exchange for Jerry D'Amigo and this conditional pick.[43]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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