2020 NHL Draft: New York Rangers Select Braden Schneider 19th Overall

The Rangers and Calgary Flames make the first trade of the night

The New York Rangers and Calgary Flames completed the first draft day trade as the Blueshirts traded 22nd and 72nd overall to Calgary for the 19th overall pick.

With the 19th overall pick the Rangers selected defender Braden Schneider from the Brandon Wheat Kings out of the WHL.

Schneider is a 6’2, 209lb right handed defenseman and he put up 42 points in 60 games with the Wheat Kings. The Rangers next pick is 92nd overall.