Draft Order Settled
Submitted by pete on July 29, 2005 - 17:53
The NHL has announced that [url=http://www.bostonbruins.com/pressbox/pressreleases.asp?id=1473]the Tampa Bay Lightning will receive an additional 5th round pick as compensation for losing unrestricted free agent Jassen Cullimore to the Chicago Blackhawks[/url]. With that settled, the Lightning hold six picks going into tomorrow's draft which will commence at 12 pm Eastern: [b]1st Round:[/b] 30. [b]2nd Round:[/b] NONE [i]Pick #31 traded to Anaheim for Vaclav Prospal[/i] [b]3rd Round:[/b] NONE [i]Pick #91 traded to Philadelphia for three picks in the 2004 draft[/i] [b]4th Round:[/b] 92. [b]5th Round:[/b] 133. [i]Pick #133 awarded as compensation for the loss of Jassen Cullimore as a Group III free agent[/i] 162. [b]6th Round:[/b] 163. [b]7th Round:[/b] 225. The draft will be broadcast over the internet by the [url=http://www.nhl.com/futures/index.html]NHL[/url] and will conclude on Sunday.