Blackhawks, Islanders swap 1st-round picks ahead of draft

League: NHL

Posted on: 24 May, 2024 at 05:43 PM

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The Chicago Blackhawks moved up in the first and second rounds of the 2024 NHL Draft through a trade with the New York Islanders on Friday.

The Blackhawks received the 18th and 50th overall picks of the draft from the Islanders.

In turn, New York pocketed the 20th and 54th selections in addition to receiving the 61st overall pick.

The 2024 NHL Draft begins on June 28 at the Sphere in Las Vegas. Rounds 2-7 will be conducted on June 29.

--Field Level Media