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2023 NHL Draft

Capitals Hold 5 Picks In Upcoming NHL Draft



The Washington Capitals’ first top-10 draft choice since 2007 highlights the team’s slate of picks in the 2023 NHL entry draft.

Barring any trades, general manager Brian MacLellan will have five draft picks at his disposal in the draft later this month, including two in the top 40.

Here’s the list of the Capitals’ draft capital:

Round 1: 8th overall

Round 2: 40th overall

Round 3: No pick (traded to Arizona)

Round 4: 104th overall

Round 5: 136th overall

Round 6: No pick (traded to Seattle)

Round 7: 200th overall

The Nashville Predators have the most draft choices of any team with 13, including two in the first round.

The two-day draft will get underway on June 28 from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, starting with the first round. Rounds 2-7 will take place the following day.

Jared Serre covers the Washington Capitals for Washington Hockey Now. He is a graduate of West Virginia University.