After crowning its new Stanley Cup champion, the NHL officially announced the order of selection for the 2020 NHL Draft.
The Washington Capitals’ first pick will come 24th overall in the first round. According to the NHL, picks 16 through 27 consist of teams eliminated in Rounds 1 and 2 of playoffs, in inverse order of 2019-20 regular-season points percentage.
The Capitals will also select pick 80th (Round 3), 117th (Round 4), 148th (Round 5), and 179th (Round 6) overall. They have five picks total in this year’s draft.