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1999 NHL Draft

  Patrik Stefan scored 11 goals and added 24 assists in 33 games last season in the International Hockey League. John Ferry/Allsport

Euro flavor

Thrashers select Patrik Stefan No. 1 after trading up

The Atlanta Thrashers traded up to No. 1 and chose Patrik Stefan as the NHL entry draft opened with a flurry of trades.
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  • SI's McGuire: Draft analysis
  • Closer Look: Canucks make twin killing
  • Stefan, Brendl top prospects for draft
  • Statitudes: Pick of the expansion litter
  • Thrashers get defense, trade bait

  • Hockey draftees require time to develop
    Only two of the players selected in the first round of the NHL entry draft are expected to step right into the league.
    FULL STORY

    Vancouver's desire for twins changes draft's top
    Swedish twins Daniel and Henrik Sedin expressed their desire to play together on an NHL team. Now it's going to happen.
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    First-round goalies hard to find in NHL Draft
    In the last 30 drafts, 619 players have been picked in the first round. Only 29 have been goaltenders. However, first-round status doesn't guarantee the Stanley Cup -- or success.
    FULL STORY

    Fan-friendly Predators celebrate draft on sand
    Forever creating ways to market hockey in Nashville, the Predators celebrated Saturday's draft with a giant beach party.
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    Europeans expected to be top picks
    For the first time in years, there is intrigue surrounding the top pick in Saturday's NHL draft in Boston. One thing is certain, however. The top four selections are almost sure to be Europeans.
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