The 2018 NHL draft begins in Dallas Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. Follow along here for all the first-round picks. Refresh throughout the evening to see the latest information.
There are also plenty of veteran players on the trading block. In fact, the betting site Bodog placed the over-under on trades during the first round at what seems like a lofty 8.5.
Four Canadian team have selections in the top 10: Montreal at No. 3; Ottawa at No. 4; Vancouver at No. 7 and Edmonton at No. 10. The Senators have a second first-round pick at No. 22. Toronto selects at No. 25. Calgary and Winnipeg do not currently have picks in the first round. They will have to wait until Saturday to start taking players in the later rounds.
Before the picks are announced, preview the Canadian teams’ plans with Postmedia’s reporters:
No. 3 pick: MONTREAL CANADIENS
No. 4 and No. 22 picks: ottawa senators
No. 7 pick: Vancouver Canucks
No. 10 pick: Edmonton Oilers
No. 25 pick: toronto maple leafs