The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers to battle for top pick in 2017 NHL Draft
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AUSTIN, Texas — The New York Islanders and Edmonton Oil Kings will battle for the top pick of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Friday in Anaheim, Calif., according to reports.
The Rangers and Oilers both hold the top two picks.
In their last game in the 2016 NHL Entry draft, the Islanders got the No. 1 pick while the Oilers went with the No.
After winning the draft lottery, the Oilers selected Connor McDavid of Erie, Ont.
While Edmonton picked Auston Matthews of Toronto, Matthews’ mother is from Alberta.
Matthews was selected by Edmonton at No. 2.
It is the third straight year that the Oilers have had two top picks in the draft.
Last year, Edmonton got the top overall pick in the 2017 draft with No. 6 overall pick Connor McWilliam.
Following that, the Canucks picked Filip Forsberg, who went to the Los Angeles Kings at No, 2.
AUSTIN, Texas — The New York Islanders and Edmonton Oil Kings will battle for the top pick of the 2017…
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