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Washington Capitals 2014 Entry Draft Open Thread

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With a new general manager, needs to address and a cupboard that could always use restocking, it's a big weekend for the organization...

Mitchell Leff

The Caps enter the day holding nine picks over the seven-round draft, including the 13th selection overall, and a pair of fourth-rounders. Here's an overview of their picks:

Round Selection(s)
1 13
2 44
3 74
4 104, 118
5 134
6 164
7 192,194

Of course, if recent history is any indication, they may not be holding onto all of those picks, as they've made a draft-day trade in each of the past five years:

  • June 30, 2013: Caps acquired a second-round pick (Zach Sanford) in the 2013 Entry Draft from Winnipeg for a third-round pick (Jimmy Lodge), a fourth-round pick (Jan Kostalek) and a fifth-round pick (Tucker Poolman) in 2013 Entry Draft.
  • June 22, 2012: Caps acquired Mike Ribeiro from Dallas for Cody Eakin and a 2nd round pick (Mike Winther) in the 2012 NHL Draft.
  • June 24, 2011: Caps acquired Troy Brouwer from Chicago for a 1st round pick (Phillip Danault) in the 2011 Entry Draft.
  • June 26, 2010: Caps acquired a 4th round pick (Philipp Grubauer) in the 2010 Entry Draft from Toronto for a 4th round pick (Petter Granberg) and a 5th round pick (Daniel Brodin) in 2010.
  • June 27, 2009: Caps acquired a 5th round pick (Caleb Herbert) in the 2010 Entry Draft from Phoenix for Sami Lepisto.
  • June 20, 2008: Caps acquired a 1st round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft (John Carlson) from Philadelphia for Steve Eminger and a 3rd round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft (Jacob Deserres).

That nugget and more comes via the Caps' Draft Guide.

Look for updates in this story stream throughout the evening, including new posts each time a big pick - and news - is made.

And of course... have at it, people.