Sabres to Pick 13th Overall in 2023 NHL Draft

Sabres to Pick 13th Overall in 2023 NHL Draft

Following the NHL Draft Lottery on Monday, the Buffalo Sabres hold the 13th overall selection in the 2023 NHL Draft. The Sabres' draft position did not change as a result of the lottery.

The Chicago Blackhawks won the lottery and will pick first, while the Anaheim Ducks will pick second. The Columbus Blue Jackets round out the top three.

Here's how the full first 16 picks for the 2023 NHL draft look:

16. Calgary Flames

15. Nashville Predators

14. Pittsburgh Penguins

13. Buffalo Sabres

12. Arizona Coyotes (from Ottawa Senators)

11. Vancouver Canucks

10. St. Louis Blues

9. Detroit Red Wings

8. Washington Capitals

7. Philadelphia Flyers

6. Arizona Coyotes

5. Montreal Canadiens

4. San Jose Sharks

3. Columbus Blue Jackets

2. Anaheim Ducks

1. Chicago Blackhawks

The NHL Draft will be held June 28-29 in Nashville, TN. Connor Bedard is the projected first-overall selection, while Adam Fantilli is a likely choice for the second pick.