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RELEASE: 2019 NHL Draft selection order

New Jersey, New York and Chicago to pick first, second and third, respectively; Oilers to select eighth-overall

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks own the first, second and third overall drafting positions, respectively, for the First Round of the 2019 NHL Draft as a result of the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery Drawing in Toronto.

The clubs that did not qualify for the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs - or the clubs that acquired the first-round picks of the non-playoff clubs - participated in the 2019 NHL Draft Lottery.

First Round Draft Order

1. New Jersey Devils

2. New York Rangers

3. Chicago Blackhawks

4. Colorado Avalanche (from Senators)

5. Los Angeles Kings

6. Detroit Red Wings

7. Buffalo Sabres

8. Edmonton Oilers

9. Anaheim Ducks

10. Vancouver Canucks

11. Philadelphia Flyers

12. Minnesota Wild

13. Florida Panthers

14. Arizona Coyotes

15. Montreal Canadiens

16. Colorado Avalanche

17. Vegas Golden Knights

18. Dallas Stars

19. Ottawa Senators (from Blue Jackets)

20. New York Rangers (from Jets)

21. Pittsburgh Penguins

22. Los Angeles Kings (from Maple Leafs)

23. New York Islanders

24. Nashville Predators

25. Washington Capitals

26. Calgary Flames

27. Tampa Bay Lightning

28. Carolina Hurricanes

29. San Jose Sharks

Three draws were held: the first drawing determined the club selecting first overall, the second drawing determined the club selecting second overall and the third drawing determined the club selecting third overall. Once a club was assigned a pick, it was ineligible for further participation in subsequent drawings.

The 2019 NHL Draft will take place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The first round will be held Friday, June 21. Rounds 2-7 will take place Saturday, June 22.

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