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DRAFT WRAP: Trades steal show on Day 2

by Chris Wescott & Marc Ciampa / Edmonton Oilers

ARTICLES: Cam Talbot | Eric Gryba | ANALYSIS: The Panel looks back on the draft

FOLLOW ALONG IN REAL TIME WITH THE OILERS DRAFT CHOICES

View complete Day 1 coverage, including interviews with Connor McDavid and Peter Chiarelli

The Edmonton Oilers are slated to select in the second round (57th overall), third round (79th overall, 86th overall), fourth round (117th overall), fifth round (124th overall), sixth round (154th overall) and seventh round (184th overall).


10:54 AM ET - The Oilers have traded the 57th overall, 79th overall and 184th overall to the New York Rangers in exchange for goaltender Cam Talbot and the 209th overall pick in this year's draft.

11:56 AM ET - The Oilers have acquired forward Brad Ross and the 107th overall pick from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenceman Martin Marincin.

12:03 PM ET - Travis Ewanyk and the 107th overall pick were traded by the Oilers to Ottawa for defenceman Eric Gryba.

12:15 PM ET - Oilers select Caleb Jones, brother of Nashville Predators defenceman Seth Jones, 117th overall. Shortly after they select defenceman Ethan Bear.

12:48 PM ET - Oilers choose defenceman John Marino 154th overall.

1:45 PM ET - Oilers trade their 2016 7th round pick (previously acquired from Dallas in the Shawn Horcoff trade) to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for the 208th overall selection. They use that pick to take goaltender Miroslav Svoboda. They then take defenceman Ziyat Paigin 209th overall.

DAY 2 CONTENT:
DAY 2 SELECTIONS:
  • 57th Overall- Traded to NYR
  • 79th Overall - Traded to NYR
  • 86th Overall - Awarded to San Jose for Todd McLellan
  • 107th Overall (Acquired from Toronto) - Traded to Ottawa
  • 117th Overall - Caleb Jones, D 
  • 124th Overall - Ethan Bear, D
  • 154th Overall - John Marino, D
  • 184th Overall - Traded to NYR
  • 208th Overall (Acquired from Tampa) - Miroslav Svoboda, G
  • 209th Overall - Ziyat Paigin, D
SOME OF THE DAY 1 CONTENT:

DAY 2 PLAYER PROFILES:

    ROUND 4 - 117th overall - Caleb Jones, D, US National Development Team

Caleb Jones
North American Skater
USA U-18, USHL
Final Rank:  115 Midterm Rank:  77
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  194
Born:  6 June 1997 Hometown:  Frisco, TX
Birthplace:  Arlington, TX, USA
His brother, Seth, was drafted fourth overall by the Nashville Predators in 2013 and has been a regular on the club’s blue line the past two seasons, registering 14-38—52 in 159 regular-season contests. His father, Ronald (Popeye), played 11 seasons in the NBA with Dallas, Toronto, Boston, Denver, Washington and Golden State.
    ROUND 5 - 124th overall - Ethan Bear, D, Seattle (WHL)

Ethan Bear
North American Skater
Seattle, WHL
Final Rank:  97 Midterm Rank:  133
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Right
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  200
Born:  26 June 1997 Hometown:  Ochapowace, Sask.
Birthplace:  Regina, SK, CAN
Drafted:  EDM (5th Round / 124th Overall)

    ROUND 6 - 154th overall - John Marino, D, South Shore (USPHL Pre.)

John Marino
North American Skater
South Shore, USPHL PRE.
Final Rank:  63 Midterm Rank:  64
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  171
Born:  21 May 1997    
Birthplace:  Brockton, MA, USA

     ROUND 7 - 208th overall - Miroslav Svoboda, G, HC Trinec (CZE U20)

Miroslav SVOBODA
European Goaltender
CZECH REPUBLIC
Final Rank:  N/A Midterm Rank:  N/A
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  187
Born:  7 March 1995    
Birthplace:  CZE
Drafted:  EDM (7th Round / 208th Overall)

     ROUND 7 - 209th overall - Ziyat Paigin, D, Kazan (Russia)

Ziyat Paigin
European Skater
Kazan, RUSSIA
Final Rank:  49 Midterm Rank:  42
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 6" Weight:  209
Born:  8 February 1995    
Birthplace:  Penza, RUS
Drafted:  EDM (7th Round / 209th Overall)
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