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Spredfast : Among players drafted in the sixth round or later, Doug Gilmour (seventh round, 134th overall) leads all players in assists and points (450-964—1414 in 1474 GP). #NHLDraft #NHLStats

Spredfast : Since the first #NHLDraft in 1963, only 10 players in League history have scored 30+ goals in the season after they were selected first overall. #NHLStats

Spredfast : THIS DATE IN 1999: The Dallas Stars defeated Buffalo in triple overtime to win Game 6 of the Final and capture their first #StanleyCup in franchise history.

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Spredfast : The OHL’s London Knights have seen five former players selected first overall in the #NHLDraft, the most among all other organizations. #NHLStats

Spredfast : Since its inception in 1963, the #NHLDraft has seen 38 forwards, 14 defensemen and three goaltenders selected first overall. #NHLStats

Spredfast : THIS DATE IN 1975: Hockey Hall of Fame member Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins won the Norris Trophy as the NHLs best defenseman for the eighth consecutive year.

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Spredfast : Sweden leads all other European leagues with 687 drafted players, including a NHL-best 32 throughout the 2017 #NHLDraft. #NHLStats

Spredfast : The #NHLDraft has been held in 23 different cities since its inception in 1963. Montreal hosted the first 22 such events from 1963-84. #NHLStats

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Spredfast : The NHL will announce the 2018-19 regular-season home openers for all 31 clubs on Wed., June 20 at 1 p.m. ET.

The complete regular-season schedule will be revealed live on NHL Network and streamed on atnhl.com/2LRunF4 on Thur., June 21 at 5 p.m. ET.

Spredfast : The 2018 #NHLDraft is set to take place at American Airlines Center in Dallas on June 22-23.

The first NCAA player drafted first overall was Michigan State forward Joe Murphy, selected by the Detroit Red Wings in 1986. #NHLStats

Twitter Web Client : Stefan Persson, selected 214th overall by the NYI in the 1974 #NHLDraft, eventually became one of the first European-trained players to have his name engraved on the #StanleyCup.

He and and Anders Kallur won the Cup with NYI in 1980. #NHLStats