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2013 NHL Draft: Live from New Jersey

Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 11:00 AM / Tracking the Storm
By Michael Smith
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2013 NHL Draft: Live from New Jersey
NHL Draft

LAST UPDATED: 2:30 p.m.

Michael Smith
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The 2013 NHL Draft has arrived, and with the fifth overall pick, the Carolina Hurricanes are in a prime spot to land an impact player. There have also been rumors of trading the pick to move down, which should make for an interesting few hours.

CarolinaHurricanes.com is in New Jersey to cover today's seven-round event. Below, we’ll keep a running blog of everything that happens throughout the day. We will be hosting a live chat on Twitter beginning at approximately 2:30 p.m., with the first round slated to get underway at 3 p.m. For those who do not have a Twitter account, a live stream of those tweets and others will be provided on this page.

Check back regularly for new posts, which will include various news items, tweets, videos from CanesVision, pictures and more. You can also follow @NHLCanes, @MSmithCanes, @CanesChantel and @MikeSundheim on Twitter for additional updates, and our Instagram account will have some behind-the-scenes looks throughout the afternoon and evening. Finally, we invite you to join the discussion at the bottom of this blog in the comments section.

As a primer for this afternoon's first round, here is our entire draft profile series, which focuses on ten players we believe should be in the mix for the Canes’ fifth overall selection:

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Canes Acquire Sekera in Second-Round Trade
Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 7:00 p.m.

The Hurricanes acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from Buffalo in exchange for defenseman Jamie McBain and the 35th overall pick.

FULL STORY ›



Hurricanes Select Elias Lindholm
Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 3:30 p.m.

After much trade discussion, the Hurricanes opted to hold onto their fifth overall pick and used it to pick Swedish forward Elias Lindholm.

FULL STORY ›



Live Chatting on Twitter
Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 2:30 p.m.

Join us on Twitter throughout the day for live updates. Below you'll find a live stream of tweets from folks who are plugged into the action.




Coming Up
Sunday, 06.30.2013 / 1:30 p.m.




PICK NOTES
ROUND 1
5, 1-5 Elias Lindholm (C), Sweden
ROUND 2
35, 2-5 Traded with Jamie McBain to the Buffalo Sabres for Andrej Sekera
ROUND 3
66, 3-5 Brett Pesce (D), New Hampshire
ROUND 4
None: Traded Anthony Stewart, 2013 fourth-round pick and 2014 sixth-round pick to Los Angeles Kings for Kevin Westgarth on Jan. 13, 2013
ROUND 5
126, 5-5 Brent Pedersen (LW), Kitchener
ROUND 6
156, 6-5 Tyler Ganly (D), Sault Ste. Marie
ROUND 7
None: Traded Adam Hall and 2013 seventh-round pick to Tampa Bay Lightning for Marc-Andre Bergeron on April 2, 2013


SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 61 12 28 -16 40
E. Staal 56 18 19 -10 37
E. Lindholm 60 11 16 -16 27
J. Skinner 56 16 10 -16 26
R. Nash 58 7 15 -9 22
N. Gerbe 57 7 15 -11 22
V. Rask 59 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 61 6 12 3 18
J. Staal 25 4 12 -2 16
A. Nestrasil 33 4 10 4 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 19 4 .913 2.37
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .906 2.60