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Coyotes Finish 7th in NHL Draft Lottery

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


Saturday, April 30, 2016

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the franchise now owns the seventh overall selection at the 2016 NHL Draft after this evening’s NHL Draft lottery in Toronto. In addition to selecting seventh overall, the Coyotes own the N.Y. Rangers’ first round draft choice as well as picks in the second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh round. The 2016 NHL Draft will take place at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York on June 24-25.

This marks the first time in Coyotes history and the second time in franchise history (Shane Doan – 1995 Winnipeg Jets) that the club has owned the seventh overall selection in the NHL Draft.

Other notable No. 7 picks selected in the NHL Draft since 1999 include Ryan Suter (2003), Kyle Okposo (2006), Jakub Voracek (2007), Nazem Kadri (2009) and Jeff Skinner (2010).

The Coyotes will have seven selections in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The following is a complete list of the Draft choices the Coyotes currently own:

1st Round: 2 Draft choices

2nd Round: 1 Draft choice

3rd Round: 1 Draft choice

5th Round: 1 Draft choice

6th Round: 1 Draft choice

7th Round: 1 Draft choice

The Coyotes are currently accepting deposits for 2016-17 season tickets. For more information, please visit ArizonaCoyotes.com or call 480-563-PUCK.

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