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Calgary Flames First Round Draft Thread (Live Updates)

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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Calgary Flames were going to make everyone very happy with their 15th pick when they would select Jeremy Roy, but the Boston Bruins decided to put a damper on those plans and make everybody extremely happy by trading Dougie Hamilton for that pick along with two second round picks.  The exciting first round that everyone was looking forward to now looks quite boring for Calgary, but it seems pretty evident that everyone will accept that.  There's still a chance the Flames could move back into the first round, but those seem rather slim now.


Other moves were made today as the Bruins also decided to ship out Milan Lucic to the Kings for their first round pick meaning that Boston will pick 13th, 14th, and 15th in the draft.  The Buffalo Sabres traded the New York Islanders first round pick (21st overall) to the Ottawa Senators for David Legwand and Robin Lehner.

The Board

Pick Team Draftee
1 Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid
2 Buffalo Sabres Jack Eichel
3 Arizona Coyotes Dylan Strome
4 Toronto Maple Leafs Mitch Marner
5 Carolina Hurricanes Noah Hanifin
6 New Jersey Devils Pavel Zacha
7 Philadelphia Flyers Ivan Provorov
8 Columbus Blue Jackets Zach Warenski
9 San Jose Sharks Timo Meier
10 Colorado Avalanche Mikko Rantanen
11 Florida Panthers Lawson Crouse
12 Dallas Stars Denis Gurianov
13 Boston Bruins (From Los Angeles Kings) Jakub Zboril
14 Boston Bruins Jake DeBrusk
15 Boston Bruins (From Calgary Flames) Zach Senyshyn
16 New York Islanders (From Edmonton Oilers from Pittsburgh Penguins) Mathew Barzal
17 Winnipeg Jets Kyle Connor
18 Ottawa Senators Thomas Chabot
19 Detroit Red Wings Yevgeni Svechnikov
20 Minnesota Wild Joel Eriksson Ek
21 Ottawa Senators (From Buffalo Sabres from New York Islanders) Colin White
22 Washington Capitals Ilya Samsonov
23 Vancouver Canucks Brock Boeser
24 Philadelphia Flyers (From Toronto Maple Leafs from Nashville Predators) Travis Konecny
25 Winnipeg Jets (From Buffalo Sabres from St. Louis Blues) Jack Roslovic
26 Montreal Canadiens Noah Juulsen
27 Anaheim Ducks Jacob Larsson
28 New York Islanders (From Tampa Bay Lightning from New York Rangers) Anthony Beauvillier
29 Columbus Blue Jackets (From Toronto Maple Leafs from Philadelphia Flyers from Tampa Bay Lightning) Gabriel Carlsson
30 Arizona Coyotes (From Chicago Blackhawks) Nick Merkley

Updates (All times EST):

7:12 P.M. - The Buffalo Sabres have traded the 31st pick, Nikita Zadorov, and Mikhail Grigorenko to the Colorado Avalanche for Ryan O'Reilly.

7:18 P.M. - Peter Chiarreli just thanked the "warm city of Florida."  Even when the Oilers are doing the right thing, they manage to mess something up.

7:27 P.M. - J.T. Compher is also going to Colorado in the O'Reilly Trade while Jamie McGinn is going to Buffalo.

7:31 P.M. - NBC Sports Network accidentally calls Dylan Strome "Ryan Strome."  That was coming.

8:50 P.M. -  The Islanders trade the 16th and 33rd picks in the draft for Griffin Reinhart.

9:45 P.M. - The Toronto Maple Leafs trade the 24th pick in the draft for the 29th pick and the 61st pick.

10:07 P.M. - The Islanders trade the 33rd and 72nd picks to the Tampa Bay Lightning for the 28th pick.

10:14 P.M. - The Maple Leafs trade the 29th pick to the Blue Jackets for the 34th and 68th picks.

10:18 P.M. - NBC Sports cuts off the draft for some track and field.

10:22 P.M. - The Devils trade the 41st pick and a third round pick in 2016 for Kyle Palmieri