October 27, 2011; Pittsburgh,PA, USA: A general view of the 2012 NHL draft logo is unveiled at a press conference at the CONSOL Energy Center. The 2012 NHL draft will be held in Pittsburgh on June 22 and 23, 2012. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE

Ducks Pick 6th in 2012 NHL Entry Draft


If you haven’t already heard, the NHL Draft Lottery was tuesday night. For the third year in a row, the Edmonton Oilers will have the 1st overall pick in the draft. The Oilers moved up from the second pick to the first as the Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the second pick. That was the only change from what was expected out of the lottery. The order is as follows:

1. Edmonton Oilers

2. Columbus Blue Jackets

3. Montreal Canadiens

4. New York Islanders

5. Toronto Maple Leafs

6. Anaheim Ducks

7. Minnesota Wild

8. Carolina Hurricanes

9. Winnipeg Jets

10. Tampa Bay Lightning

11. Washington Capitals (from Colorado Avalanche)

12. Buffalo Sabres

13. Dallas Stars

14. Calgary Flames

The Draft will be a big topic of discussion for the Ducks this offseason and there will be plenty of posts regarding the Draft to look forward to. Until then, try to enjoy the playoffs!

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