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RELEASE: Oilers to select 8th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft

The Edmonton Oilers will select 8th overall in the 2019 National Hockey League Draft, after the Draft Lottery was held tonight in Toronto, Ontario.

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers will select 8th overall in the 2019 National Hockey League Draft, after the Draft Lottery was held tonight in Toronto, Ontario.

The NHL Draft Lottery is a weighted system utilized to determine the order of selection in the first round of the NHL Draft.

The Oilers finished 25th overall this past season and had a 6.5% chance of winning the right to select the first overall pick. 

The 2019 NHL Draft will take place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia on Friday, June 21 (Round 1) and Saturday, June 22 (Rounds 2-7).

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