Jun 30, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; A general view of the stage between picks during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Draft 2014: Third Round Selection Order

The first round of the 2014 NHL Draft was definitely an interesting one of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Lightning Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman seemed to be an absolute wheeling and dealing machine.

Over the course of yesterday, Yzerman managed to acquire a defenseman, the rights to a forward, and a 7th round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft all for our second round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft; and that was before the draft even started.

Then, while the draft was still underway, the Lightning organization announced that they had come to terms with rookie defenseman Mark Barberio on a one-year one-way contract.

From there, it was back to the races at the Draft where he picked up a high risk, yet potentially high profit, defenseman with our 19th overall pick by the name of Anthony Deangelo of the Sarnia Sting in the Ontario Hockey League.

It was then that Yzerman would make his final move of the night by trading our twenty eighth overall pick in the first round to the New York Islanders in exchange for the 35th and 57th overall picks, which fell in the second round.

This brings us to the third round. The Lightning only have one pick in this round, which falls in the 80th overall position. What will this pick bring us? I guess we’ll have to watch and find out.

In the meantime, here is a look at the complete selection order for the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft.

2014 Third Round Selection Order
Rank Overall Team
1 61 Buffalo Sabres
2 62 San Jose Sharks
3 63 Columbus Blue Jackets
4 64 Calgary Flames
5 65 New York Islanders
6 66 Vancouver Canucks
7 67 Carolina Hurricanes
8 68 Toronto Maple Leafs
9 69 Winnipeg Jets
10 70 Ottawa Senators
11 71 New Jersey Devils
12 72 Nashville Predators
13 73 Arizona Coyotes
14 74 Washington Capitals
15 75 Dallas Stars
16 76 Detroit Red Wings
17 77 Columbus Blue Jackets
18 78 New York Islanders
19 79 Minnesota Wild
20 80 Tampa Bay Lightning
21 81 San Jose Sharks
22 82 St. Louis Blues
23 83 Calgary Flames
24 84 Colorado Avalanche
25 85 New York Rangers
26 86 Philadelphia Flyers
27 87 Montreal Canadiens
28 88 Chicago Blackhawks
29 89 New York Rangers
30 90 Los Angeles Kings


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