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2019 NHL Draft first-round pick signings tracker

Status of 31 players chosen in opening round in Vancouver

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The 31 players picked in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft have NHL hopes. Some have gotten a start toward that goal by signing a three-year, entry-level contract.

More could sign as we make our way through the 2019-20 season.

Here is a look at which players have signed and the status of the others:

1. Jack Hughes, C, New Jersey Devils (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 12. Currently playing with the Devils after making the opening night lineup.

2. Kaapo Kakko, RW, New York Rangers (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 11. Currently playing with the Rangers after making the opening night lineup.

3. Kirby Dach, C, Chicago Blackhawks (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 8. Currently playing with the Blackhawks after he was recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League on Oct. 19.

4. Bowen Byram, D, Colorado Avalanche (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 19. Currently playing with Vancouver of the WHL.

5. Alex Turcotte, C, Los Angeles Kings (unsigned)

Currently playing at the University of Wisconsin.

6. Moritz Seider, D, Detroit Red Wings (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 14. Currently playing for Grand Rapids in the American Hockey League.

7. Dylan Cozens, C, Buffalo Sabres (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 15. Currently playing for Lethbridge of the WHL.

8. Philip Broberg, D, Edmonton Oilers (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 4. Currently playing with Skelleftea AIK of the Swedish Hockey League.

9. Trevor Zegras, C, Anaheim Ducks (unsigned)

Currently playing at Boston University.

10. Vasily Podkolzin, RW, Vancouver Canucks (unsigned)

Currently playing for SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League.

11. Victor Soderstrom, D, Arizona Coyotes (signed)

Sgined a three-year, entry-level contract July 7. Currently playing with Brynas of the SHL.

12. Matthew Boldy, LW, Minnesota Wild (unsigned)

Currently playing at Boston College.

13. Spencer Knight, G, Florida Panthers (unsigned)

Currently playing at Boston College.

14. Cameron York, D, Philadelphia Flyers (unsigned)

Currently playing at the University of Michigan.

15. Cole Caufield, RW, Montreal Canadiens (unsigned)

Currently playing at the University of Wisconsin.

16. Alex Newhook, C, Colorado Avalanche (unsigned)

Currently playing at Boston College.

17. Peyton Krebs, C, Vegas Golden Knights (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract Nov. 16. Currently playing for Winnipeg of the WHL after recovering from surgery to repair a partially torn Achilles tendon.

18. Thomas Harley, D, Dallas Stars (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract Sept. 23. Currently playing with Mississauga of the OHL.

19. Lassi Thomson, D, Ottawa Senators (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 15. Currently playing for Ilves in Liiga, Finland's top league.

20. Ville Heinola, D, Winnipeg Jets (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 15. Played eight games with the Jets but was reassigned to Lukko of Liiga on Nov. 8.

21. Samuel Poulin, RW, Pittsburgh Penguins (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract Sept. 22. Currently playing with Sherbrooke of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

22. Tobias Bjornfot, D, Los Angeles Kings (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 14. Currently playing with Ontario of the AHL after playing three games with the Kings.

23. Simon Holmstrom, RW, New York Islanders (agreed to terms)

Agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract July 15. Currently playing with Bridgeport of the AHL.

24. Philip Tomasino, C, Nashville Predators (unsigned)

Currently playing with Niagara of the OHL.

25. Connor McMichael, C, Washington Capitals (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract July 12. Currently playing with London of the OHL.

26. Jakob Pelletier, LW, Calgary Flames (signed)

Signed three-year, entry-level contract Sept. 23. Currently playing with Moncton of the QMJHL.

27. Nolan Foote, LW, Tampa Bay Lightning (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract June 25. Currently playing with Kelowna of the WHL.

28. Ryan Suzuki, C, Carolina Hurricanes (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract Sept. 18. Currently playing with Barrie of the OHL.

29. Brayden Tracey, LW, Anaheim Ducks (signed)

Signed a three-year, entry-level contract Nov. 27. Currently playing with Moose Jaw of the WHL.

30. John Beecher, C, Boston Bruins (unsigned)

Currently playing at the University of Michigan.

31. Ryan Johnson, D, Buffalo Sabres (unsigned) 

Currenlty playing at the University of Minnesota.

 

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