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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Getting to Know Ty Dellandrea

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You know who the Stars picked 13th overall, now learn more about him! Plus, news from the first day of the draft, what to expect on Day Two, and more.

2018 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

As you’ve all likely heard by now, the Dallas Stars took the draft by surprise yesterday when they selected center Ty Dellandrea from the OHL’s Flint Firebirds. Here is Dallas legend Mike Modano and current captain Jamie Benn making the selection:

(And in case you were wondering: yes, there was a script.)

Here’s what Stars General Manager Jim Nill had to say about the selection:

And here’s what the newest Star had to say about himself after being drafted:

More Dellandrea News

I’m sure you want to read all about the Stars’ latest draft pick, so don’t worry: I have you covered.

First, here are five things to know about Ty Dellandrea: [SportsDay DFW]

Next, read about why the Stars fell in love with the OHL center in the first place:

Many people are worried that this pick was a reach, but the Stars are confident in their selection:

Josh Lile also argues why the Stars might have made a good choice by taking the underrated center. [SportsDay DFW]

And here’s one final read on the Stars’ newest prospect:

Pre-Draft News

Before we get to the actual draft, let’s talk about some news that hit before the draft. First up, the Washington Capitals traded Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche:

By offloading Brooks Orpik and his contract in the deal, the Capitals have put them in a good position for re-signing John Carlson. [The Hockey News]

But let’s be honest, that wasn’t the biggest news before the draft. No, the real headliners came courtesy of the Arizona Coyotes and Carolina Hurricanes:

First Round Roundup

Now it’s time for more draft talk! First, check out our list of every first round pick if you haven’t already: [Defending Big D]

Corey Pronman breaks down the first round, delving into each player and giving feedback on the pick: [The Athletic]

There were a couple of trades yesterday, but not until later in the draft:

If the draft day trades feel underwhelming, there’s some potential reasons for that:

Filip Zadina fell to the Detroit Red Wings at No. 6, and he has some choice words for the teams that passed him up. [Sportsnet]

Finally, here is Pronman’s take on the top players left on the board: