NHL Draft 2018 Live Tracker: Rumors, Compete List Of First-Round Picks

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It is time for the 2018 NHL Draft.

Teams from around the league begin their quest to find their next transcendent player, with the first round taking place Friday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Keep it right here all night for the latest rumors, news and picks as they come in.

8:56 p.m.: Oh?

8:47 p.m.: Colorado sounds pretty committed to keeping Grubauer around long term.

7:56 p.m.: The Canes went with Andrei Svechnikov instead.

7:06 p.m.: This didn’t take long.

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Here’s the order for Round 1, with picks being updated as they come in.

1. Buffalo Sabres: Rasmus Dahlin, D, Frolunda HC (SHL)
2. Carolina Hurricanes: Andrei Svechnikov, RW, Barrie Colts (OHL)
3. Montreal Canadiens: Jesperi Kotkaniemi, C, Assat (Liiga)
4. Ottawa Senators: Brady Tkachuk, LW, Boston University (NCAA)
5. Arizona Coyotes: Barrett Hayton, C, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
6. Detroit Red Wings: Filip Zadina, RW, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
7. Vancouver Canucks: Quinn Hughes, D, University of Michigan (NCAA)
8. Chicago Blackhawks: Adam Boqvist, D, Brynas (SHL)
9. New York Rangers: Vitali Kravtsov, RW, Traktor Chelyabinsk (KHL)
10. Edmonton Oilers: Evan Bouchard, D, London Knights (OHL)
11. New York Islanders: Oliver Wahlstrom, RW, USA Hockey National Team Development Program
12. New York Islanders (from CGY): Noah Dobson, D, Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
13. Dallas Stars: Ty Dellandrea, C, Flint Firebirds (OHL)
14. Philadelphia Flyers (from STL): Joel Farabee, LW, USA Hockey National Team Development Program
15. Florida Panthers: Grigori Denisenko, LW, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)
16. Colorado Avalanche: Martin Kaut, RW, HC Dynamo Pardubice (Czech)
17. New Jersey Devils: Ty Smith, D, Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
18. Columbus Blue Jackets: Liam Foudy, C, London Knights (OHL)
19. Philadelphia Flyers: Jay O’Brien, C, Thayer Academy (ISL)
20. Los Angeles Kings: Rasmus Kupari, C, Karpat (Liiga)
21. San Jose Sharks: Ryan Merkley, D, Guelph Storm (OHL)
22. New York Rangers (from PIT, via OTT for pick Nos. 26 and 48): K’Andre Miller, D, USA Hockey National Team Development Program
23. Anaheim Ducks: Isac Lundestrom, C, Lulea HF (SHL)
24. Minnesota Wild: Filip Johansson, D, Leksands IF (Allsvenskan)
25. St. Louis (from TOR for pick Nos. 29 and 76): Dominik Bokk, RW, Vaxjo Lakers HC (SHL)
26. Ottawa Senators (from BOS, via NYR): Jacob Bernard-Docker, D, Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
27. Chicago Blackhawks (from NSH): Nicolas Beaudin, D, Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
28. New York Rangers (from TBL): Nils Lundkvist, D, Lulea HF (SHL)
29. Toronto Maple Leafs (from WPG, via STL): Rasmus Sandin, D, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
30. Detroit Red Wings (from VGK): Joe Veleno, C, Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
31. Washington Capitals: Alexander Alexeyev, D, Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

Thumbnail photo via Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports Images

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