The first round of the 2019 NHL Draft made history. Now, the rest of hockey's annual event is prepared to unfold.
On Friday, seven U.S.-born players were selected in the top first 15 picks of the draft, setting an all-time high for the modern draft (since 1963), according to ESPN.com's Chris Peters. The remaining six rounds of the draft will take place Saturday afternoon.
Jack Hughes was the first of the U.S.-born players selected, as he went No. 1 overall to the New Jersey Devils. They opted to select Hughes over Kaapo Kakko, the Finnish player who went No.