Second overall draft pick Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, first overall pick John Tavares of the New York Islanders and third overall pick Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche pose for a portrait during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre Friday in Montreal.
John Tavares waits before being picked No. 1 overall by the New York Islanders.
Islanders owner Charles Wang, general manager Garth Snow, John Tavares, assistant GM/director of amateur scouting Ryan Jankowski and pro scout Mario Saraceno pose on stage after the Islanders drafted Tavares No. 1 overall.
Carry a big stick
John Tavares poses for a portrait after being picked No. 1 overall.
Victor Hedman stands on stage after being picked No. 2 overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Third overall pick Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche poses for a portrait.
Evander Kane speaks to the media after he was picked No. 4 overall by the Atlanta Thrashers.
The new King
Brayden Schenn of the Los Angeles Kings poses for a portrait after being drafted No. 5 overall.
Headed for Phoenix
Oliver Ekman Larsson looks on as he stands on stage after being picked No. 6 overall by the Phoenix Coyotes.
Nazem Kadri puts on his new Toronto Maple Leafs sweater after he was selected No. 7 overall.