Full coverage of the 2018 NHL draft

Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill will have the chance to take Rasmus Dahlin at No. 1 overall in this year's NHL draft. Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images

The 2018 NHL draft comes to Dallas on June 22-23. Here is our landing page for all your NHL draft coverage needs from our team of Chris Peters, Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan. Tune in on draft weekend for live analysis of Round 1 and full grades for all 31 teams' selections.

Latest mock | Pick chart | Draft rankings

Mock drafts

Leading up to June's draft, ESPN Insider Chris Peters mock drafts the first round, fitting talent to team needs.

Mock draft 3.0 from June 19 (final version, pre-draft)

Mock draft 2.0 from April 30 (post-lottery)

Mock draft 1.0 from February 5

Picks for all 31 teams

Full chart, round by round


Final top 80 draft board rankings

Nos. 1-20

Nos. 21-40

Nos. 41-60

Nos. 61-80

Ranking the top five goaltenders in the NHL draft class

It's a shallow goalie pool in this year's draft, but here are the top five who could make an impact.

Midterm top 50 draft-eligible prospects

Draft analysis

Intriguing late-round NHL draft prospects

They might not crack the first 100 picks, but these 20 draft prospects offer potential in the late rounds.

Prospects trending up or down heading into the draft

Following the past season and the NHL scouting combine, who is climbing -- or dropping -- on draft boards?

Top draft prospects at each skill

Looking at this season's draft class, who is the best of the best in each skill area?

Meet the Hughes brothers, America's future first family of hockey

Quinn Hughes is likely to be taken in the first 10 picks in the 2018 NHL draft. But he won't be the last Hughes brother to go in Round 1.

Plotting the ultimate draft for the New York Rangers

The Blueshirts have seven picks in the opening three rounds of the 2018 NHL draft. What's the best possible outcome?

Plotting the ultimate draft for the Detroit Red Wings

Hockeytown looks to reset with seven picks in the first three rounds of the 2018 NHL draft. Here's a look at the ideal result.

Winners and losers of the 2018 NHL draft lottery

The Sabres won first dibs on the draft class, while the Habs and Canes moved up. The Senators -- and the Canucks mascot -- were not so lucky.

How we'd fix the NHL draft lottery

Start keeping track once teams are mathematically eliminated? Restrict the lottery to the bottom eight finishers? Prohibit franchises from getting a top-three pick in consecutive seasons? Or leave it as is? Our experts have some draft lottery suggestions.

Regrading the 2017 NHL draft

Chris Peters looks back on last June's first-round selections and casts some new picks.