2014 NHL draft--Top 3 picks Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart & Leon Draisaitl.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: (L-R) Leon Draisaitl third overall pick by the Edmonton Oilers, Aaron Ekblad first overall pick by the Florida Panthers, and Sam Reinhart the second overall pick by the Buffalo Sabres pose during the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Aaron Ekblad became the first defenceman in eight years to be taken No. 1 in the NHL draft when the Florida Panthers made the Barrie Colts blueliner the first of 30 picks in the first round Friday night in Philadelphia.