With the 3rd pick overall the Edmonton Oilers select Leon Draisaitl

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*** Day 2 UPDATE: The Oilers have selected Goaltender Zachary Nagelvoort (111th), Forward Liam Coughlin (130th), Forward Tyler Vesel (153rd), and Goaltender Keven Bouchard (183rd). More to follow

Let’s get this online draft party started early. You know Wanye and the boys at the Nation Draft Party are firing it up at the PINT right now, why can’t we? 

If you don’t want to deal with Nationwide fans in the other Liveblog, we will update this Oilersnation only thread with the latest picks and when breaking news rolls in. The Oilers took Leon Draisaitl with the 3rd pick read more on him here

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5:21pm – Florida takes Aaron Ekblad #1

5:26pm – Buffalo takes Sam Reinhart #2

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5:32pm – Edmonton takes Leon Draisaitl #3

5:38pm – Calgary takes Sam Bennett #4

5:45pm – New York Islanders take Michael Dal Colle #5

5:51pm – Vancouver takes Jake Virtanen #6

5:57pm – Carolina takes Hayden Fleury #7

6:02pm – Toronto takes William Nylander #8

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6:09pm – Winnipeg takes Nikolaj Ehlers #9

6:10pm – Pittsburgh trades James Neal to Nashville for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling

6:16pm – Anaheim takes Nick Ritchie #10

6:23pm – Nashville takes Kevin Fiala # 11

6:28pm – Arizona takes Brendan Perlini #12

6:34pm – Washington takes Jakub Vrana #13

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6:39pm – Dallas takes Julius Honka #14

6:45pm – Detroit takes Dylan Larkin #15

6:50pm – Columbus takes Sonny Milano #16

6:58pm – Philadelphia takes Travis Sanheim #17

7:03pm – Minnesota takes Alex Tuch #18

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7:09pm – Tampa Bay takes Anthony Deangelo #19

Trade: San Jose trades 20th pick and 179th to Chicago for the 27th and 62nd

7:15 – Chicago takes Nick Schmaltz #20

7:22 – St Louis takes Rob Fabbri #21

7:26 – Pittsburgh takes Kasperi Kapanen #22

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7:33 – Colorado takes Conner Bleakley #23

7:38 – Vancouver takes Jared MCcann – #24 Steve Dangle Interviewed him just before the draft here

7:43 – Boston takes David Pastrnak #25

7:49 – Montreal takes Nikita Scherbak #26

7:54 – San Jose takes Nickolay Goldobin #27

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Trade: Tampa trades 28th pick to Islanders for picks 35 and 57.

8:03 – New York Islanders take Joshua Ho-Sang #28

8:08 – LA takes Adrian Kempe #29

8:14 – New Jersey takes John Quenville #30



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Gregor and Lowetide have both done great work on the Oilers newest center. Have a peak at those here:







With the 111th pick the Oilers selected goaltender Zachary Nagelvoort from the University of Michigan. He posted an 11-9-3 record with a 2.20 GAA and .929 save % this season in 24 games.

With the 130th pick the Oilers selected forward Liam Coughlin from the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. Coughlin 6’3 200 pounds, scored 18 goals and added 27 assists in 53 games with Vernon last year. He is headed to Boston University next season.

With the 153rd pick the Oilers selected forward Tyler Vesel from the Omaha Lancers of the USHL. Vesel had 33 goals and 38 assists in 49 games last season.

With the 183rd pick the Oilers selected another goaltender, Keven Bouchard from Val d’Or of the QMJHL. Bouchard had a 17-6-1 record with a 2.95 GAA and .887 save % last season.