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
|Selection||Team Selected From|
|Jonathon Merrill||New Jersey|
|Brayden McNabb||Los Angeles|
|Jason Garrison||Tampa Bay|
|Jean-Francois Berube||NY Islanders|
|David Schlemko||San Jose|
|David Perron||St. Louis|
|Oscar Lindberg||NY Rangers|
|Trevor van Riemsdyk||Chicago|
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.