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NHL Draft 2013: Nathan MacKinnon goes first overall

The 2013 NHL Draft will take place at New Jersey's Prudential Center on Sunday afternoon.

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NHL draft's winners and losers

The NHL Draft was filled with less drama than we anticipated, but we still saw a few big trades and a slight shakeup at the top of the draft board. Let's take a look at some of the big winners and losers from Sunday's festivities.

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Wrap up of the 7th round

The seventh round is in the books, which means the NHL Draft is done too.

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Complete look at Round 6

The sixth round of the NHL Draft is complete. Check out all of the picks:

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Pick-by-pick look at Round 5

The fifth round of the NHL Draft is in the books.

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Round 4 in the books

A complete rundown of Round 4 of the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Bickell agress to extension with Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks and pending-unrestricted free agent Bryan Bickell have come to terms on a four-year, $16 million contract extension.

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Blackhawks trade Frolik to Jets for 2 picks

The Blackhawks continued to move pieces of their Cup-winning team in pursuit of cap space by dealing Michael Frolik.

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Complete look at Round 3

The third-round of the NHL Draft has concluded. Here's a complete look at all the selections.

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Rundown of second round

A complete look at selections 31-through-61 in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Bolland traded to Leafs for picks

Many expected Dave Bolland to be traded this offseason. The Blackhawks decided to do so at the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Canes, Sabres complete trade

The Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes completed a trade at the 2013 NHL Draft, which sent the No. 35 overall selection and Jamie McBain to Buffalo for Andrej Sekera.

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Hartman closes first-round, picked by Hawks

The Chicago Blackhawks finished out the first-round of the NHL Draft by selecting Ryan Hartman at No. 30.

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Stars add Dickinson at No. 29

The Dallas Stars selected Jason Dickinson at No. 29.

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Flames pick another forward, Klimchuk at No. 28

The Calgary Flames selected Morgan Klimchuk with the No. 28 overall pick.

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Dano selected at No. 27 by Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets used their final first-round selection to pick Marko Dano at No. 27 overall.

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Theodore flys with Ducks at No. 26

The Anaheim Ducks chose Shea Theodore with the No. 26 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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McCarron joins Habs at No. 25

The Montreal Canadiens selected Michael McCarron with the No. 25 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Shinkaruk stops slide with Canucks at No. 24

After dropping from initial projections, Hunter Shinkaruk was selected by the Vancouver Canucks with the No. 24 overall pick.

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Burakowsky chosen at No. 23 overall by Caps

Capitals select Andre Burakowsky with the No. 23 overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Flames mirror 2012 draft strategy, select Poirier

The Calgary Flames used their second first-round selection to pick Emile Poirier at No. 22 overall.

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Gauthier joins Maple Leafs, selected at No. 21

Frederik Gauthier joins the Toronto Maple Leafs, selected at No. 21 overall.

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Wings trade back, select Mantha at No. 20

After trading back into the first-round, the Detroit Red Wings select Anthony Mantha at No. 20.

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Rychel becomes CBJ's second first-round pick

The Columbus Blue Jackets used their second first-round selection to pick Kerby Rychel at No. 19.

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Sharks trade for No. 18, select Mirco Mueller

The San Jose Sharks acquired the No. 18 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft via trade with the Detroit Red Wings. In exchange for the pick, the Red Wings received the No. 20 and 58 overall selections in the draft.

San Jose used the pick to select Mirco Mueller of the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League. The 18-year-old native of Switzerland was chosen with the No. 11 overall selection in the Canadian Hockey League import draft. In 63 games with the Silvertips in 2012-2013, Mueller registered six goals, 25 assists and 31 points.

Here's a profile on Mueller from the Cannon:

You can use one adjective to describe Mueller- steady. He's often compared to his former defense partner- Columbus prospect Ryan Murray, last year's second-overall pick. Prior to Murray suffering a season-ending injury, the duo were relied upon by the Silvertips to shut down the opposition's top players, kicking in occasional offense as well. After the injury to Murray, Mueller went on to have a solid season in Everett, who are in the midst of a rebuild.

He reminds me of former Jacket John Moore- steady, smart, but not flashy. He would do well paired with a more offensive-minded defense partner, providing cover in offensive situations. He'd be equally adept in a pure shutdown role as well. The team that drafts him will get a very safe, versatile defenseman.

Yahoo junior hockey blog Buzzing the Net has an interview with Mueller here.

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Lazar chosen by Ottawa at No. 17

Despite a desire to move-up in the draft, the Ottawa Senators ultimately selected Curtis Lazar with the No. 17 overall selection.

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Zadorov joins Ristolainen in Buffalo at No. 16

The Buffalo Sabres used their second selection in the first-round of the NHL Draft to pick Nikita Zadorov with the No. 16 overall selection.

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Pulock headed to Long Island with No. 15 pick

The New York Islanders decided to bring Ryan Pulock to the team with the N0. 15 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Wennberg Joins Blue Jackets, selected at No. 14

Alexander Wennberg is the first draft selection under the tenure of general manager Jarmo Kekalainen.

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Morrissey heads north to Jets at No. 13

The Winnipeg Jets select Josh Morrissey at No. 13.

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Coyotes bring Domi to desert, at least, for now

The Phoenix Coyotes used the No. 12 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft to select Max Domi.

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Flyers address defense at No. 11

The Philadelphia Flyers selected Samuel Morin with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Nichushkin chosen at No. 10 by Stars

The Dallas Stars decided to select Valery Nichuskin with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2013 draft.

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Shockingly, Schneider sent to Devils

The Devils and Canucks shocked Prudential Center at the 2013 NHL Draft, swapping goaltender Cory Schneider for the No. 9 overall pick.

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Nucks trade Schneider to Devils, select Horvat

In a shocking turn of events, the Vancouver Canucks obtained the No. 9 overall selection via trade with the New Jersey Devils for goaltender Cory Schneider. With the pick, Vancouver selected Bo Horvat.

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Ristolainen headed to Buffalo at No. 8

The Buffalo Sabres selected Rasmus Ristolainen with the No. 8 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Oilers retain pick, select Nurse at No. 7

Despite rumors of potential trades, the Edmonton Oilers selected Darnell Nurse with the No. 7 overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Flames begin rebuild with selection of Monahan

The Calgary Flames have selected Sean Monahan with the No. 6 overall selection.

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Hurricanes keep pick, select Lindholm

Elias Lindholm was chosen with the No. 5 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Jones falls to Preds at four

Seth Jones joins an already impressive group of defensemen in Nashville after being taken fourth overall.

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Canes have two firm offers for No. 5 pick

The Hurricanes have at least two offers for the No. 5 pick as they continue to shop the selection.

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Drouin selected by Lightning

Jonathan Drouin was selected with the No. 3 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Barkov selected at No. 2

Aleksander Barkov has been selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Florida Panthers.

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MacKinnon selected at No. 1

Nathan MacKinnon was selected with the No. 1 overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Sharks acquire Kennedy for No. 50 pick

The Penguins sent Tyler Kennedy west for the No. 50 pick in the draft.

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Draft rumors: Hurricanes, Oilers gaining interest

The rumor mill is churning out a plethora of theories about potential deals.

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How to watch the 2013 NHL Draft

The 2013 NHL Draft will be held Sunday afternoon in Newark, N.J.

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Complete order for 2013 NHL Draft

The 2013 NHL Draft will take place at New Jersey's Prudential Center on Sunday afternoon.

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