DRAFT DAY: Details, Open Thread and Live Blog

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Live Blog

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Day Two

6:17pm: Barring another trade, our final pick of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft has been made.

— SM

5:43pm: Two picks, two spots apart. First up is the 155th overall pick...

...and with the 158th overall pick...


2:18pm: With the 71st pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft...

— SM

1:15pm: The pick is in. With the 61st pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft...


12:37pm: The Senators have acquired the 44th pick in the draft from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for the 59th and 64th picks in the draft. And with the 44th pick...

— SM

12:00pm: The pick is in. With the 33rd pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft...

— SM

11:36am: We have a trade to announce!

Here’s the full article. — SM

11:30am: The second round is under way! If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our coverage on the Senators’ three first-round picks; Tim Stützle, Jake Sanderson, and Ridly Greig! —SM

Day One


For more detail on the long-awaited return of the fan-favourite 2-D jerseys, check out our full story here. — SM

3:50pm: Will this be the first domino? The Canadiens de Montréal have traded Max Domi and a third-round pick in 2020 (78th overall) to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Josh Anderson. Domi’s name has been circulating in rumours for a few weeks now, and Marc Bergevin is hoping that the 26-year-old Anderson regains his goal-scoring prowess as a puck-possession winger who can add a different look on the wings.

Meanwhile, in Las Vegas, there are rumours circulating from Justin Emerson of the Las Vegas Sun that the Golden Knights have offered a second-round pick to teams who can take on even half of Marc-André Fleury’s $6.5M salary. It’s a deal the Sens should be all over barring they aren’t one of the 10 teams on Fleury’s no-trade list, as a veteran, bilingual goaltender could serve the Senators well as he finishes up his career after the 2021-22 season. — AM

1:20pm: Nothing concrete to report yet, other than the excitement for this evening is real. Click play and enjoy. — CC

11:00am: Let’s start this off, shall we? This is from yesterday, but I smiled the entire time I was watching this video from the NHL on Brady Tkachuk’s draft day. Above all else, remember that every player taken (and not taken) by the Senators today are human beings. I’m immensely sad that the 2020 draft class and their loved ones won’t experience the same buzz but hope that they make the most of it regardless — AM

Draft Details

When: Round 1 — Tuesday, October 6th starting at 7:00 PM EST; Round 2 — Wednesday, October 7th starting at 11:30 AM EST
Where: Virtual!
TV: Sportsnet (Canada), NBCSN (USA) on Tuesday, NHL Network (USA) on Wednesday
Senators Picks: 3rd overall (round 1), 5 (1), 28 (1), 33 (2), 52 (2), 59 (2), 61 (2), 64 (3), 71 (3), 155 (5), 158 (6), 181 (6)

Silver Seven 2020 Draft Coverage

SB Nation Mock Draft

Ottawa Senators Select Lucas Raymond with No. 3 Pick
Ottawa Senators Select Marco Rossi with No. 5 Pick
Ottawa Senators Select Helge Grans with No. 28 Pick

Player Profiles

--- Individual Profiles ------ Grouped Profiles ---
Alexis LafrenièreFirst Round Forwards
Quinton ByfieldFirst Round Defencemen
Lucas RaymondOHL Forwards
Tim StützleWHL Forwards
Jamie DrysdaleQMJHL Forwards
Marco RossiCHL Defencemen
Cole PerfettiUSDP Skaters
Alexander HoltzUSHL Skaters
Jake SandersonSwedish Forwards
Anton LundellFinnish Forwards
Yaroslav AskarovRussian Forwards
European Defencemen

Draft Debaters (Cost Per Pointcast)

Part 1, feat. Josh Tessler & TPE Hockey
Part 2, feat. Larry Fisher & Derek Neumeier
Part 3, feat. Eric Dunay
Part 4, feat. Will Scouch & Chris Peters
Part 5, feat. J.D. Burke & Scott Wheeler
Part 6, feat. Brandon Holmes & Ashley Glover
Part 7, feat. Tony Ferrari & Alex Taxman
Part 8, feat. Jokke Nevalainen & Samuel Tirpak
2020 Draft Simulator
The Final Draft Preview


The 20 Most Underrated Players in the 2020 NHL Draft
How do the lottery results change the Senators approach to the draft?
Five Thoughts for Sunday: The 2020 NHL Draft Awards
Quinton Byfield Leaves a Lasting Impression on Sudbury
The Senators Should Make All of Their Draft Picks in the 2020 NHL Draft
2020 NHL Draft: Ranking the Top 62 Prospects
NHL Entry Draft Roundtable
Discussing the 2020 NHL Draft
Expected Pick Range

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