2014 NHL Draft Order Now Complete
With the Stanley Cup Final complete and the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons, the order for the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft has been finalized.
The first 13 slots were set by the NHL Draft Lottery, which was held April 15 and won by the Florida Panthers.
Among teams that made the Stanley Cup Playoffs, non-division winners eliminated in the first two rounds were placed in inverse order of regular-season points, followed by division winners in inverse order of regular-season points.
The New York Rangers' pick will be No. 28 and the Cup champion Kings will pick 29th.
Two teams currently have multiple first-round picks. The Anaheim Ducks have their pick at No. 24 and also have the No. 10 pick from the Ottawa Senators, acquired last summer as part of the Bobby Ryan trade.
The Tampa Bay Lightning also have two selections; their pick at No. 19 and No. 28 from the Rangers as part of the Martin St. Louis trade. The pick was transferred to the Lightning when the Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final.
Here is the order of the draft that begins June 27 (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, TSN) at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia:
12. Phoenix Coyotes
14. Dallas Stars
18. Minnesota Wild
20. San Jose Sharks
21. St. Louis Blues
24. Anaheim Ducks
25. Boston Bruins