Prospect Connor McDavid drafted in KHL draft

Connor McDavidThe KHL is holding its 2014 entry draft yesterday and one team laid claim to the likely top pick in next year’s NHL draft.

Erie Otters sensation Connor McDavid was drafted by Medvescak Zagreb in the 2nd round of the KHL’s entry draft, becoming the latest high profile NHL prospect to get picked up in this process. He just finished a phenomenal season in the OHL, netting 28 goals and 99 points in 56 regular season games and 19 points in 14 playoff games.

But will he ever play for Zagreb? Likely not.

The team will now own McDavid’s KHL rights, for potential use during the next inevitable NHL lockout, or for a minor trade.

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