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2016 NHL Draft
General information
Date(s) June 24–25, 2016
Location Buffalo, New York
First selection TBD
NHL Entry Draft
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The 2016 NHL Entry Draft will be the 54th NHL Entry Draft. The draft will be held from June 24–25, 2016 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York.[1]

EligibilityEdit

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.[2]

Traded picksEdit

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 oneEdit

No traded picks for this round

Round twoEdit

  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.[3]
  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.[4][5]
    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.[6]
  3. The New York Islanders' second-round pick will go to the Boston Bruins as the result of a trade on October 4, 2014 that sent Johnny Boychuk to New York in exchange for Philadelphia's second-round pick in 2015, a conditional third-round pick in 2015 and this pick.[7]

Round threeEdit

  1. The San Jose Sharks' third-round pick will go to the Dallas Stars as the result of a trade on November 21, 2014 that sent Brenden Dillon to San Jose in exchange for Jason Demers and this pick.[8]
  2. 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).[9] 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 Miller signed with Vancouver.[10]
  3. The Vancouver Canucks' third-round pick will go to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on November 25, 2014 that sent Andrey Pedan to Vancouver in exchange for Alexandre Mallet and this pick.[11]

Round fourEdit

No traded picks for this round

Round fiveEdit

  1. The Columbus Blue Jackets' fifth-round pick will go to the St. Louis Blues as the result of a trade on November 15, 2014 that sent Jordan Leopold to Columbus in exchange for this pick.[12]
  2. 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.[13]

Round sixEdit

No traded picks for this round

Round sevenEdit

  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.[14]

Information on conditional draft picksEdit

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
4 Florida Panthers Anaheim Ducks Florida will receive a fourth-round pick in 2016 or a sixth-round pick in 2017. The condition is depended on how many games Robak plays for Anaheim during the 2014–15 NHL season.[15] Florida acquired this pick in a trade on December 4, 2014 that sent Colby Robak to Anaheim in exchange for Jesse Blacker and this conditional pick.[15]
5 Pittsburgh Penguins Arizona Coyotes Pittsburgh will receive a fifth-round pick in 2016 if Samuelsson plays in 40 or more games with the Coyotes in the 2014–15 NHL season.[16] Pittsburgh acquired this pick in a trade on December 5, 2014 that sent Philip Samuelsson to Arizona in exchange for Rob Klinkhammer and this conditional pick.[17]
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.[18]


ReferencesEdit

  1. Buffalo Sabres to host 2016 NHL Draft (October 13, 2014). Retrieved on October 13, 2014.
  2. Hockey Operations Guidelines – NHL.com – NHL Headquarters. NHL.com. Retrieved on June 13, 2014.
  3. Avalanche Acquires Brad Stuart (July 1, 2014). Retrieved on July 20, 2014.
  4. Trade to Sabres ends Gorges' run in Montreal (July 1, 2014). Retrieved on July 20, 2014.
  5. Canadiens acquire a second round pick in 2016 from the Sabres for Josh Gorges (July 1, 2014). Retrieved on July 20, 2014.
  6. Wild acquire forward Moulson from Sabres. National Hockey League (March 5, 2014). Retrieved on March 5, 2014.
  7. Islanders trade for defensemen Boychuk, Leddy. National Hockey League (October 4, 2014). Retrieved on October 4, 2014.
  8. Sharks trade Demers, draft pick to Stars for Dillon (November 21, 2014). Retrieved on November 21, 2014.
  9. Miller, Ott traded to Blues by Sabres for Halak, Stewart (February 28, 2014). Retrieved on February 28, 2014.
  10. Canucks sign Ryan Miller to three-year contract (July 1, 2014). Retrieved on July 20, 2014.
  11. Canucks acquire defenseman Pedan from Islanders (November 25, 2014). Retrieved on November 26, 2014.
  12. Blue Jackets acquire defenseman Leopold from Blues. National Hockey League (November 15, 2014). Retrieved on November 15, 2014.
  13. Panthers acquire Pirri in trade with Blackhawks. National Hockey League (March 2, 2014). Retrieved on March 6, 2014.
  14. Stars acquire Horcoff from Oilers in trade (July 5, 2013). Retrieved on July 14, 2013.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Panthers send Robak to Ducks in exchange for Blacker (December 4, 2014). Retrieved on December 4, 2014.
  16. Coyotes shake up roster with trade, other moves (December 5, 2014). Retrieved on December 5, 2014.
  17. Penguins acquire Klinkhammer from Coyotes (December 5, 2014). Retrieved on December 5, 2014.
  18. Vey Assigned To Manchester; Livingston Acquired From San Jose (March 5, 2014). Retrieved on March 6, 2014.

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