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No. 1 Picks of the NHL Draft

A look back at the first overall picks selected in every NHL Entry Draft dating back to 1979, the first draft conducted after the NHL-WHA merger.
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nico-hischier-devils-no1-2250.jpg
auston-matthews-maple-leafs-nhl-1300.jpg
2015-Connor-McDavid.jpg
2014-Aaron-Ekblad.jpg
2013-Nathan-MacKinnon-X157189-TK1_0027.jpg
2012-Nail-Yakupov.jpg
2011-Ryan-Nugent-Hopkins-op1x-48635.jpg
2010-Taylor-Hall-Tyler-Seguin.jpg
2009-John-Tavares.jpg
2008-Steven-Stamkos-opxv-12597.jpg
2007-Patrick-Kane-X159706_TK1_2819.jpg
2006-Erik-Johnson-075968392.jpg
2005-Sidney-Crosby-oplz-11588.jpg
2004-Alex-Ovechkin-op72-51431.jpg
2003-Marc-Andre-Fleury-X158221_TK1319.jpg
2002-Rick-Nash-opj7-718.jpg
2001-Ilya-Kovalchuk-505D0484.jpg
2000-Rick-DiPietro-075961242.jpg
1999-Patrik-Stefan-05830825.jpg
1998-Vincent-Lecavalier-opy1-44511.jpg
1997-Joe-Thornton-001257048.jpg
1996-Chris-Phillips-001285451.jpg
1995
1994-Ed-Jovanovski-005501125.jpg
1993-Alexandre-Daigle.jpg
1992-Roman-Hamrlik.jpg
1991-Eric-Lindros-001341305.jpg
1990-Owen-Nolan-05888355.jpg
1989-Mats-Sundin-015085534.jpg
1988-Mike-Modano-001285450.jpg
1987
1986-Joe-Murphy.jpg
1985-Wendel-Clark.jpg
1984-Mario-Lemieux-Jon-Casey-005233280.jpg
1983-Brian-Lawton.jpg
1982-Gord-Kluzak_0.jpg
1981-Dale-Hawerchuk_0.jpg
1980-Doug-Wickenheiser_0.jpg
1979-Rob-Ramage_0.jpg

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