In Pittsburgh, PA, the Lightning took Defenseman SLATER KOEKKOEK when their time came to select 10th in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. During the first round, the Lightning had two picks. When the time came for the 19th pick, Lightning struck again when Goalie ANDREI VASILEVSKI was selected giving the Lightning numerous goalie options for some years to come.
SLATER’s PROFILE CAN BE FOUND HERE:
ANDREI’s PROFILE CAN BE FOUND HERE:
It was announced the next two entry level drafts will be held in New Jersey (2013), and Philadelphia (2014). The dates are set for New Jersey to hold the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on June 28-29. The dates are not finalized for the 2014 NHL Draft… yet.