NHL·Point of View

Players react to NHL draft, trades

As future stars reacted with elation to being drafted into the NHL, current players welcomed them and reflected on their own memories of draft day.

Current and future stars tweet pick by pick

Nathan Mackinnon, centre, poses with head coach Patrick Roy, second left, and executive vice president of hockey operations Joe Sakic, second right, after being selected first overall in the NHL draft by the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)