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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 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 43 16 14 -6 30
J. Faulk 48 10 19 -13 29
E. Lindholm 48 9 11 -12 20
R. Nash 48 7 13 -4 20
J. Tlusty 41 12 7 -12 19
J. Skinner 43 10 9 -8 19
N. Gerbe 44 5 13 -4 18
V. Rask 48 6 9 -10 15
A. Sekera 46 1 14 -6 15
J. McClement 48 1 9 -2 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 11 17 4 .914 2.37
A. Khudobin 6 8 2 .914 2.41