SUNRISE, Fla. -- Following are notes from the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft, held tonight at BB&T Center:
OILERS SELECT McDAVID FIRST OVERALL
|Year||1st overall pick (Oilers)||Position||Junior club|
|2010||Taylor Hall||LW||Windsor Spitfires, OHL|
|2011||Ryan Nugent-Hopkins||C||Red Deer Rebels, WHL|
|2012||Nail Yakupov||RW||Sarnia Sting, OHL|
|2015||Connor McDavid||C||Erie Otters, OHL|
* McDavid became the seventh OHL player drafted with the No. 1 overall selection in the past nine years, following Patrick Kane in 2007 (London Knights), Steven Stamkos in 2008 (Sarnia Sting), John Tavares in 2009 (London Knights), Taylor Hall in 2010 (Windsor Spitfires), Nail Yakupov in 2012 (Sarnia Sting) and Aaron Ekblad in 2014 (Barrie Colts).