Alex Trebek reveals Senators' 1st choice:

Alex Trebek, the host of'Jeopardy!'and University of Ottawa graduate, reveals that the Senators picked Tim Stuetzle as the 3rd general choice of the 2020 NHL draft. 0:58 As for the other 6 Canadian groups, the Winnipeg Jets were slated to pick 10th, followed by the Oilers (14th), Toronto Maple Leafs (15th), Montreal Canadiens (16th) and Calgary Flames (19th). The Senators likewise own the 28th pick, while the Vancouver Canucks do not have a choice till Wednesday's 3rd round.

Unlike their NFL or NBA counterparts, NHL teams are typically seated at tables on the flooring of among the league's 31 arenas-- in this case it would have the Bell Centre-- for its draft, but the 2020 edition saw general supervisors and much of their searching personnels spread across North America.

Rather of walking over to chat with a competing GM about a potential trade, cellular phones needed to be adequate.

Detroit announced prior to the draft that GM Steve Yzerman would not be in his group's war space, and instead taking part remotely, after he was just recently exposed to an individual who checked favorable for COVID-19.

The Red Wings said the 55-year-old Yzerman, a three-time Stanley Cup champion and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, has tested unfavorable several times and is symptom-free, however would be keeping away from the team's centers as a preventative measure.

The prospects set to take their primary steps into the NHL, on the other hand, watched proceedings from another location, away from the typical brilliant lights that include the draft.

VIEW Rangers make Lafreniere top pick:

Alexis Lafrenière from Saint-Eustache, Que., is selected by the New York Rangers as the very first total pick of the 2020 NHL draft. The draft, which was originally arranged for June 26 and 27 in Montreal, is being held remotely by means of video conference due to the pandemic. Byfield ended up being the highest Black player selected in NHL draft history. Byfield makes history at 2nd overall:

Quinton Byfield from Newmarket, Ont., is chosen 2nd total in the 2020 NHL draft by the Los Angeles Kings. As for the other 6 Canadian teams, the Winnipeg Jets were slated to pick 10th, followed by the Oilers (14th), Toronto Maple Leafs (15th), Montreal Canadiens (16th) and Calgary Flames (19th).