It’s safe to assume that the Edmonton Oilers will take Connor McDavid number one overall at the NHL Entry Draft on June 26, 2015. Even if they traded away the pick, whoever has the pick will take McDavid.
So he is the presumptive #1 overall pick in the upcoming NHL draft. What about #1 picks in drafts past– how familiar are you with the players that have occupied that slot in the draft? Test your knowledge with the crossword puzzle below. While you can’t directly fill in the blanks, you can download the puzzle as a PDF or use a scratch sheet of paper and write the answers accordingly.
For coverage of over 150 prospects in the upcoming draft, check out THW’s The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Guide, available for the Kindle and all other e-reader formats. It is also now available at iTunes.