June 22, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; General view of the stage prior to the 2012 NHL Draft at CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals Draft Picks Set

The NHL released the order for all seven rounds for the upcoming NHL Draft.  The Washington Capitals are coming away with 9 picks in 7 rounds. The Capitals do come away with a pick in every round and 2 in the 4th and 7th.

Here are the Caps picks for the 2014 NHL Draft:

Round 1, 13th overall

Round 2, 44th overall

Round 3, 74th overall

Round 4, 104th overall

Round 4, 118th overall (from Chicago via NY Islanders)

Round 5, 134th overall

Round 6, 164th overall

Round 7, 192nd overall (from Nashville)

Round 7, 194th overall

Team History:

Here are some selections that the Caps have made in the same spots they are drafting this year; Alexander Semin in 2002 at the 13th spot.  In 1996 the Caps selected goalie David Weninger with the 74th pick.  With the 118th pick, the Captials have selected three players in their history; 2005 defenseman Patrick McNeill, 2002 right winger Petr Dvorak, and 1998 defenseman Mike Siklenka. At the 164th pick, the Capitals took Frank Joo in 1984. With the 192nd and 194th overall picks, the Capitals have picked 5 players in these spots over the years.  Defensemen David Johansson (1999) and Mark Sorenson (1988) fell into the 192nd slot and Chris Valentine (1981) Tony Camazzola (1980) and Juha Nurmi (1982) fell into the 194th overall pick.

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