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All 31 Picks From Round 1 of the 2020 NHL Draft

The first round has concluded for the draft. Read on for the full list of which players were selected in the opening round.

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All 31 picks for Round 1 of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft have been completed. Here is the comprehensive list of whom was selected in the first round.

As expected, Alexis Lafrenière went first overall. In addition to that, there were several touching moments through the evening, including Dale Hawerchuk’s widow, Crystal, announcing Winnipeg’s pick, Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! fame announcing one of Ottawa’s picks, and Doug Wilson Jr. announcing San Jose’s pick in American Sign Language for Weisblatt’s mother, who is deaf. You can check out the full list of first-round picks below.

  1. Alexis Lafrenière (left wing) selected by the New York Rangers
  2. Quinton Byfield (center) selected by the Los Angeles Kings
  3. Tim Stuetzle (center/left wing) selected by the Ottawa Senators (from San Jose)
  4. Lucas Raymond (right wing) selected by the Detroit Red Wings
  5. Jake Sanderson (defense) selected by the Ottawa Senators
  6. Jamie Drysdale (defense) selected by the Anaheim Ducks
  7. Alexander Holtz (right wing) selected by the New Jersey Devils
  8. Jack Quinn (right wing) selected by the Buffalo Sabres
  9. Marco Rossi (center) selected by the Minnesota Wild
  10. Cole Perfetti (center/left wing) selected by the Winnipeg Jets
  11. Yaroslav Askarov (goaltender) selected by the Nashville Predators
  12. Anton Lundell (center) selected by the Florida Panthers
  13. Seth Jarvis (right wing) selected by the Carolina Hurricanes (from Toronto)
  14. Dylan Holloway (center/left wing) selected by the Edmonton Oilers
  15. Rodion Amirov (left wing) selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs (from Pittsburgh)
  16. Kaiden Guhle (defense) selected by the Montreal Canadiens
  17. Lukas Reichel (left wing) selected by the Chicago Blackhawks
  18. Dawson Mercer (center/right wing) selected by the New Jersey Devils (from Arizona)
  19. Braden Schneider (defense) selected by the New York Rangers (from Calgary)
  20. Shakir Mukhamadullin (defense) selected by the New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver)
  21. Yegor Chinakhov (right wing) selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets (from Ottawa)
  22. Hendrix Lapierre (center) selected by the Washington Capitals (from Calgary)
  23. Tyson Foerster (right wing) selected by the Philadelphia Flyers
  24. Connor Zary (center) selected by the Calgary Flames (from Washington)
  25. Justin Barron (defense) selected by the Colorado Avalanche
  26. Jake Neighbours (left wing) selected by the St. Louis Blues
  27. Jacob Perreault (right wing) selected by the Anaheim Ducks (from Boston)
  28. Ridly Greig (center) selected by the Ottawa Senators (from New York Islanders)
  29. Brendan Brisson (center) selected by the Vegas Golden Knights
  30. Mavrik Bourque (center) selected by the Dallas Stars
  31. Ozzy Wiesblatt (right wing) selected by the San Jose Sharks (from Tampa Bay)

Want to know a little bit more about these top picks? Derek published his Top 101 Draft Ranking at the end of September and has short bios on the players listed above.

Check back here tomorrow for coverage of Rounds 2 through 7. Want to know more about the Stars’ pick at 30th overall? Check out our article about the announcement. Our friends over at Eyes On The Prize wrote a prospect profile on Bourque in September, which includes highlights. Make sure to stay tuned for more articles in the days to come.

We’ll see you back here for Rounds 2 through 7 tomorrow.