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2021 NHL Draft: Round 1 Open Thread

The Caps may not have a pick in the first round (for now) but there could still be plenty of intrigue as Draft Weekend 2021 opens!

2019 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images

The Caps’ first-round pick was sent to Detroit as part of the package for Anthony Mantha, so for now, they’ll be sitting out the opening night of this draft... but never count Brian MacLellan out for a thrilling Draft Day deal, so stay tuned.

Here’s where and when to watch all the video conference festivities:

  • Round 1: July 23, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN2, SN, TVA)
  • Rounds 2-7: July 24, 11:00 a.m. ET (NHLN, SN)

And here’s the final draft order for the first round:

Round 1

1. Buffalo

2. Seattle

3. Anaheim

4. New Jersey

5. Columbus

6. Detroit

7. San Jose

8. Los Angeles

9. Vancouver

10. Ottawa

11. Forfeited pick

12. Chicago

13. Calgary

14. Philadelphia

15. Dallas

16. NY Rangers

17. St. Louis

18. Winnipeg

19. Nashville

20. Edmonton

21. Boston

22. Minnesota

23. Detroit (from WSH)

24. Florida

25. Columbus (from TOR)

26. Minnesota (from PIT)

27. Carolina

28. Colorado

29. New Jersey (from NYI)

30. Vegas

31. Montreal

32. Columbus (from TBL)

Pick 11 - The NHL directed the forfeiture of this pick in sanctions against the Arizona Coyotes announced Aug. 26, 2020.

Stay tuned for updates throughout the evening as they become available!