The 2020 NHL Draft got started Tuesday night with the first round.
Forward Alexis Lafreniere went 1st overall to the New York Rangers. The Detroit Red Wings selected Swedish forward Lucas Raymond at 4th overall, then Swedish defenseman William Wallinder at 32nd overall.
Rounds 2-7 began 11:30 a.m. ET Wednesday.
- The second round will be on NHL Network.
Here’s another look at Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s list of picks in this draft -- he started with 10 picks but added another in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings, and then another in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. He did trade away the 125th pick for a future pick:
- Round 2 -- 45th pick (trade with Oilers) -- traded to Los Angeles Kings for 51st overall and 97th overall picks
- Round 2 -- 51st pick -- C Theodor Niederbach 🇸🇪 (view EP profile)
- Round 3 -- 63rd pick -- D Donovan Sebrango 🇨🇦 (view EP profile)
- Round 3 -- 65th pick (trade with Sharks) -- traded to Minnesota Wild for 70th overall and 132nd overall picks
- Round 3 -- 70th pick (trade with Wild) -- D Eemil Viro 🇫🇮 (view EP page)
- Round 4 -- 97th pick (trade with Kings) -- RW Sam Stange 🇺🇸 (view EP page)
- Round 5 -- 125th pick -- traded to Vegas Golden Knights for 4th-round pick in 2022
- Round 5 -- 132nd pick (trade with Wild) -- D Alex Cotton 🇨🇦 (view EP page)
- Round 6 -- 156th pick -- D Kyle Aucoin 🇨🇦 (view EP page)
- Round 7 -- 187th pick -- RW Kienan Draper 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 (view EP page)
- Round 7 -- 203rd pick -- acquired through trade with St. Louis Blues for 7th round pick in 2021 -- C Chase Bradley 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 (view EP page)
Full first-round draft order:
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