Who went first in the 2009 NHL draft?

John Tavares
The New York Islanders, who finished last overall in the 2008–09 NHL season, retained the first overall selection following that year’s NHL Draft lottery. The New York Islanders used the first overall pick to select center John Tavares from the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

What year did John Tavares get drafted?

July 1, 2018Toronto Maple Leafs
2010Canadian National Men’s Hockey Team2009New York Islanders
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Who was Tavares drafted by?

New York Islanders
New York Islanders. In the actual 2009 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders selected John Tavares who has been nothing but spectacular as a professional. Tavares was the perennial number-one pick so it was no surprise that he went first overall, but in the re-draft the Islanders may be regretting their decision.

Do you get paid in the OHL?

OHL players don’t earn a salary, as they are not recognized as workers under the Employment Standards Act. Yet, they count on benefits such as annual reimbursements, all education costs paid, and free tickets. They also get free meals, equipment, apparel (on/off-ice), and transport.

What round was Anders Lee drafted in?

sixth round
For Islanders captain Anders Lee, who was selected in the sixth round (152nd overall) in 2009, his experience drastically differed.

Who was drafted in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft?

2009 NHL Entry Draft Round 1 Round Num. Drafted By Player Drafted From 1 1 NY Islanders John Tavares London Knights [OHL] 1 2 Tampa Bay Victor Hedman MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik [SEL] 1 3 Colorado Matt Duchene Brampton Battalion [OHL]

What happened to the Minnesota Wild’s first-round pick in the 2009 draft?

The Minnesota Wild ‘s first-round pick went to the New York Islanders as the result of a trade on June 26, 2009 that sent Columbus’ first and third-round picks both in 2009 (16th and 77th overall) and a seventh-round pick in 2009 (182nd overall) to Minnesota in exchange for this pick.

Who won the 2009 Scotiabank NHL draft lottery?

^ “Habs unveil 2009 NHL All-Star Game logo: Montreal, also to host the NHL Entry Draft in June 2009” (Press release). Montreal Canadiens. April 5, 2008. Archived from the original on February 17, 2009. Retrieved November 26, 2009. ^ Compton, Brian (April 14, 2009). “Islanders win 2009 Scotiabank/NHL Draft Lottery”.

Who was the first overall pick in the NHL draft?

John Tavares was selected first overall by the New York Islanders. Victor Hedman was selected second overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Evander Kane was selected fourth overall by the Atlanta Thrashers. Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson was selected tenth overall by the Edmonton Oilers.