2016 NHL Entry Draft

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2016 NHL Draft
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The 2016 NHL Entry Draft will be the 54th NHL Entry Draft. The draft will be held in June 2016, with the host location yet to be determined.

Eligibility[edit]

Ice hockey players born between January 1, 1996, and September 15, 1998, are eligible for selection in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Additionally, un-drafted, non-North American players born in 1995 are eligible for the draft; and those players who were drafted in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, but not signed by an NHL team and who were born after June 30, 1996, are also eligible to re-enter the draft.[1]

Traded picks[edit]

The order of the 2016 Entry Draft will be finalized upon the conclusion of the 2015–16 NHL season. However, some teams have already exchanged picks for this draft via trade. These picks are listed below.

Round one[edit]

No traded picks for this round

Round two[edit]

  1. The Colorado Avalanche’s second-round pick will go to the San Jose Sharks as the result of a trade on July 1, 2014 that sent Brad Stuart to Colorado in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2017 and this pick.[2]
  2. The Minnesota Wild's second-round pick will go to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on July 1, 2014 that sent Josh Gorges to Buffalo in exchange for this pick.[3][4]
    Buffalo previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick to Minnesota in exchange for Torrey Mitchell, Winnipeg's second-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[5]

Round three[edit]

  1. The St. Louis Blues’ third-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 first-round pick in 2015 and this pick (being conditional at the time of the trade).[6] The condition – Buffalo will receive a third-round pick in 2016 if Miller does not re-sign with St. Louis for the 2014–15 NHL season – was converted on July 1, 2014 when Ryan Miller signed with Vancouver.[7]

Round four[edit]

No traded picks for this round

Round five[edit]

  1. The Florida Panthers' fifth-round pick will go to the Chicago Blackhawks as the result of a trade on March 2, 2014 that sent Brandon Pirri to Florida in exchange for a third-round pick in 2014 and this pick.[8]

Round six[edit]

No traded picks for this round

Round seven[edit]

  1. The Dallas Stars’ seventh-round pick will go to the Edmonton Oilers as the result of a trade on July 5, 2013 that sent Shawn Horcoff to Dallas in exchange for Philip Larsen and this pick.[9]

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
7 San Jose Sharks Los Angeles Kings Unknown San Jose acquired this pick in a trade on March 5, 2014 that sent James Livingston to Los Angeles in exchange for this conditional pick.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey Operations Guidelines – NHL.com – NHL Headquarters". NHL.com. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Avalanche Acquires Brad Stuart". July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Trade to Sabres ends Gorges' run in Montreal". July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Canadiens acquire a second round pick in 2016 from the Sabres for Josh Gorges". July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Wild acquire forward Moulson from Sabres". National Hockey League. March 5, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Miller, Ott traded to Blues by Sabres for Halak, Stewart". February 28, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Canucks sign Ryan Miller to three-year contract". July 1, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Panthers acquire Pirri in trade with Blackhawks". National Hockey League. March 2, 2014. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Stars acquire Horcoff from Oilers in trade". July 5, 2013. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Vey Assigned To Manchester; Livingston Acquired From San Jose". March 5, 2014. Retrieved March 6, 2014. 

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