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The NHL will host the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Players born between January 1, 1997, and September 15, 1999, are eligible for selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Additionally, un-drafted, non-North American players born in 1996 are eligible for the draft; and those players who were drafted in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, but not signed by an NHL team and who were born after June 30, 1997, are also eligible to re-enter the draft.

Lightning Trades Involving draft picks

Lightning get: Golden Knights get:
Vegas selects Jason Garrison

2017 2nd Round Pick
2018 4th Round Pick (from PIT)
Nikita Gusev

Lightning get: Maple Leafs get:
2017 2nd Round Pick
Byron Froese

Brian Boyle

Lightning get: Flyers get:
Mark Streit Valtteri Filppula
2017 4th Round Pick
2017 7th Round Pick
Lightning get: Penguins get:
2018 4th round pick Mark Streit
Lightning get: Kings get:
Peter Budaj
Erik Cernak
2017 7th round pick
Ben Bishop
2017 5th Round Pick
Lightning get: Canadiens get:
Jonathan Racine
2017 6th round pick
Nikita Nesterov

2017 Lightning Draft Picks