NHL 2017 Expansion Draft

The Vegas Golden Knights were an expansion team for the 2017-18 NHL season. They chose one player from each of the other 30 teams' protected list.

2017 NHL Expansion Selections

2017 NHL Expansion Selections Table
SelectionTeam Selected From
Calvin PickardColorado
Luca SbisaVancouver
Teemu PulkkinenArizona
Jonathon MerrillNew Jersey
William CarrierBuffalo
Cody EakinDallas
Tomas NosekDetroit
Jonathan MarchessaultFlorida
Brayden McNabbLos Angeles
Connor BrickleyCarolina
Chris ThorburnWinnipeg
Pierre-Edouard BellemarePhiladelphia
Jason GarrisonTampa Bay
Jean-Francois BerubeNY Islanders
James NealNashville
Deryk EngellandCalgary
Brendan LeipsicToronto
Colin MillerBoston
Marc MethotOttawa
David SchlemkoSan Jose
David PerronSt. Louis
Oscar LindbergNY Rangers
Alexei EmelinMontreal
Griffin ReinhartEdmonton
Clayton StonerAnaheim
Erik HaulaMinnesota
William KarlssonColumbus
Trevor van RiemsdykChicago
Marc-Andre FleuryPittsburgh
Nate SchmidtWashington

Other Expansion Draft-related deals

  • Mikhail Grabovski Traded to Vegas by NY Islanders with Jake Bischoff, NY Islanders' 1st round pick in 2017 NHL Draft and NY Islanders' 2nd round pick in 2019 NHL Draft for Expansion Draft considerations.
  • David Clarkson Traded to Vegas by Columbus with Columbus' 1st round pick in 2017 NHL Draft and Columbus' 2nd round pick in 2019 NHL Draft for Expansion Draft considerations.
  • Shea Theodore Traded to Vegas by Anaheim for Expansion Draft considerations.
  • Jake Bischoff Traded to Vegas by NY Islanders with Mikhail Grabovski, NY Islanders' 1st round pick in 2017 NHL Draft and NY Islanders' 2nd round pick in 2019 NHL Draft for Expansion Draft considerations.