ABOUT THE DRAFT
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday (round 1) and 10 a.m. Saturday (rounds 2-7).
TV: NBCSN (Friday) and NHL Network (Saturday)
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas
Top prospects: Rasmus Dahlin, D, Frolunda (Sweden); Andrei Svechnikov, RW, Barrie (Ontario Hockey League); Filip Zadina, LW, Halifax (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League); Brady Tkachuk, LW, Boston University; Jesperi Kotkaniemi, C, Liiga (Finland); Noah Dobson, D, Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL); Quinn Hughes, D, Michigan; Evan Bouchard, D, London (OHL); Oliver Wahlstrom, RW (U.S. U-18); Adam Boqvist, D, Byrnas (Sweden).
Top Minnesotans: K'Andre Miller, D, Hopkins; Blake McLaughlin, LW, Grand Rapids; Jack Perbix, RW, Elk River; Jack Jensen, C, Eden Prairie; Scott Perunovich, D Hibbing (UMD); Gavin Hain, C, Grand Rapids; Keegan Karki, G, St. Cloud; Jared Moe, G, New Prague.
Wild picks (8): First round, 24th overall; second round, no pick (traded to Arizona in Martin Hanzal deal); third round, 63rd (from Buffalo in Jason Pominville/Marco Scandella trade), 86th, 92nd (from Vegas in Alex Tuch deal); fourth round, no pick (to Buffalo in Pominville/Scandella trade); fifth round, 148th, 155th (from Washington for Tyler Graovac); sixth round, 179th; seventh round, 210th.
9. N.Y. Rangers
11. N.Y. Islanders
12. N.Y. Islanders (from Calgary)
14. Philadelphia (from St. Louis)
17. New Jersey
20. Los Angeles
21. San Jose
22. Ottawa (from Pittsburgh)
26. N.Y. Rangers (from Boston)
27. Chicago (from Nashville)
28. N.Y Rangers (from Tampa Bay)
29. St. Louis (from Winnipeg)
30. Detroit (from Vegas)