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NHL Entry Draft

The NHL Entry Draft is an annual meeting in which every franchise of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available ice hockey players who meet draft eligibility requirements. The NHL Entry Draft is held once every year within two to three months after the conclusion of the previous season. During the draft, teams take turns selecting amateur players from junior or collegiate leagues and professional players from European leagues; the first draft was held in 1963, has been held every year since. The NHL Entry Draft was known as the NHL Amateur Draft until 1979; the entry draft has only been a public event since 1980, a televised event since 1984. Up to 1994, the order was determined by the standings at the end of the regular season. In 1995, the NHL Draft Lottery was introduced where only teams who had missed the playoffs could participate; the lottery winner moved up the draft order a maximum of four places, meaning only the five worst teams, based on regular season points in a given season, could pick first in the draft, no team in the non-playoff group could move down more than one place.

The chances of winning the lottery were weighted towards the teams at the bottom of the regular season standings. Beginning in 2013, the limit of moving up a maximum of four places in the draft order was eliminated, so the lottery winner would automatically receive the first overall pick, any teams above it in the draft order would still move down one spot; the first NHL Entry Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Quebec. In 1967, NHL president Clarence Campbell and Canadian Amateur Hockey Association president Fred Page announced a new tentative five-year agreement on August 19, 1966, with several proposed changes to the existing system, effective July 1, 1967; the direct sponsorship of junior teams by the NHL was to be phased out in the upcoming year, no new sponsored players could be registered or be required to sign a contract restricting movement between teams. The agreement eliminated the A, B and C forms, which had angered the parents of amateur players and were the source of legal action threats when the professional team refused to release a player.

Junior-aged players became eligible for the draft once they graduate from junior hockey, or to be signed as a free agent in the year the player reaches his 20th birthday. The NHL agreed to pay development fees to the CAHA for the drafted players; the new agreement came at a time that leveled the playing field for new NHL clubs in the 1967 NHL expansion. In 1979, the rules were changed allowing players who had played professionally to be drafted; this rule change was made to facilitate the absorption of players from the defunct World Hockey Association. The name of the draft was changed from "NHL Amateur Draft" to "NHL Entry Draft". Beginning in 1980, any player, between the ages of 18 and 20 is eligible to be drafted. In addition, any non-North American player over the age of 20 can be selected. From 1987 through 1991, 18 and 19-year-old players could only be drafted in the first three rounds unless they met another criterion of experience which required them to have played in major junior, U.

S. college and high school, or European hockey. In 1980, the Entry Draft became a public event, was held at the Montreal Forum. Prior to that year the Entry Draft was conducted in Montreal hotels or league offices and was closed to the general public; the first draft outside of Montreal was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, in 1985. Live television coverage of the draft began in 1984 when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation covered the event in both English and French for Canadian audiences; the 1987 Entry Draft, held at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, was the first NHL Draft to be held in the United States. SportsChannel America began covering the event in the United States in 1989. Prior to the development of the Draft, NHL teams sponsored junior teams, signed prospects in their teens to the junior teams. Players were signed to one of three forms: the "A" form; the "C" form could only be signed by the player at age eighteen or by the player's parents in exchange for some signing bonus.

The first drafts were held to assign players who had not signed with an NHL organization before the sponsorship of junior teams was discontinued after 1968. The selection order in the NHL Entry Draft is determined by a combination of lottery, regular season standing, playoff results. While teams are permitted to trade draft picks both during the draft and prior to it, in all cases, the selection order of the draft picks is based on the original holder of the pick, not a team which may have acquired the pick via a trade or other means; the order of picks discussed in this section always references the original team. The basic order of the NHL Entry Draft is determined based on the standings of the teams in the previous season; as with the other major sports leagues, the basic draft order is intended to favour the teams with the weakest performance who need the most improvement in their roster to compete with the other teams. Subject to the results of the NHL Draft Lottery, the teams pick in the same order each round, with each team getting one pick per round.

The basic


Dublin and Wexford Railway 2 built in 1885 was the predecessor to a total of eleven 2-4-0T locomotives to emerge from Grand Canal Street railway works between 1885 and 1896. Nos. 1, 6, 7 and 10 built between 1892 and 1896 had detail differences, Ahrons describes them as having a more modern appearance. Locomotive No. 10 was rebuilt as 2-4-2T in 1903. Nos. 28, 45, 46 were rebuilt in 1909/10. On review following amalgamation into Great Southern Railways in 1925 Nos. 1, 2 and 6 were promptly withdrawn despite No. 2 having received a new boiler in 1914. The remaining four engines Nos. 7, 9, 47 and 49 were designated GSR class 423/G1 and allocated the numbers 426, 424, 425 and 423 respectively. Unlike the other survivors No. 426 had not been re-boilered in 1914–1916 and it was withdrawn in 1926

La Isla de los FamoS.O.S. 1

La Isla de los FamoS. O. S. 1, was the first season of the show La Isla de los FamoS. O. S and the third season of Survivor to air in Spain and it was broadcast on Antena 3 from January 23, 2003 to February 27, 2003; this season took place in the Dominican Republic. Beginning with this season there was a dramatic change in the format of the Spanish version of Survivor. First, instead of the contestants being regular citizens, they were well known celebrities or former contestants of previous reality shows. Second, instead of tribal council elimination votes, contestants nominated other contestants for eviction through nominations and a leader appointed nominee and the public decided who would be eliminated from the game. Third, as opposed to any of the previous seasons this season only had eight initial contestants competing for the prize money with a ninth entering following the voluntary exit of Nani Gaitán, it was Daniela Cardone, a famous model born in Argentina, who beat out Ismael Beiro, the well known winner from Gran Hermano season 1, well known journalist Miguel Temprano for the €60,000 grand prize.

^Note 1: As the winner of the first immunity challenge, Miguel could not be nominated for elimination. ^Note 2: As the winner of the first leadership challenge, Ismael was given the power to name a second nominee for elimination. ^Note 3: As the previous leader, Ismael could not be nominated for elimination through normal nominations. ^Note 4: As the winner of the second leadership challenge, Daniela was given the power to name a second nominee for elimination. ^Note 5: As the previous leader, Daniela could not be nominated for elimination through normal nominations. ^Note 6: As the winner of the third leadership challenge, Alejandra was given the power to name a second nominee for elimination. ^Note 7: As the previous leader, Alejandra could not be nominated for elimination through normal nominations. ^Note 8: As the winner of the fourth leadership challenge, Ismael was given the power to name a second nominee for elimination. ^Note 9: As the previous leader, Ismael could not be nominated for elimination and could the first nominee in the event of a nominations tie as well as the second nominee.

^Note 10: The lines were open to vote for the winner. Https://

Khiri Rat Nikhom District

Khiri Rat Nikhom is a district in western Surat Thani Province, southern Thailand. The western part of the district is in the hills of the Phuket mountain range, while to the east the terrain is flat; the main rivers are the Phum Yan Rivers. A portion of the Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary occupies the district. Neighboring districts are: Vibhavadi, Phunphin District, Khian Sa, Ban Ta Khun; the town was first mentioned during the reign of King Mongkut, when it was a minor mueang under Takua Pa and part of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Kingdom. During the thesaphiban administrative reforms in the 1890s it became a district in Chaiya Province, present day Surat Thani. In 1917 the district was renamed Tha Khanon. On 12 April 1961 the name was changed back to its historical name. Khiri Rat Nikhom is the endpoint of a branch of the southern railway planned to run to Phuket, but construction was halted in 1956; the district is divided into eight sub-districts. Tha Khanon covers parts of tambon Tha Khanon; each of the eight tambons is administered by a tambon administrative organization.

The missing numbers 4 and 5 are tambons.


KKLC is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format. Licensed to Fall River Mills, United States; the station is owned by Educational Media Foundation. The station signed on the air in November 1977 as KEDY 95.3 in Mount Shasta, California and operated by the Shasta Cascade Broadcasting Corporation, run by David Rees Sr. It came on the heels of the success of its sister station KWSD/620; the station was taken over by David's son, David Rees Jr. in the 1980s and had played various formats from adult standards to rock and was home to many great radio talents such as Fred "The Big Guy" Gerding Jr. and Rick Martin. David Jr's sons and daughter, Dennis and Tricia served as on-air talent; the frequency was moved up to 107.9 FM as the station was sold to Dalmatian Enterprises, Inc. owners of KSYC-AM-FM. KEDY was sold to Siskiyou Radio Partners, Inc. in 1995 had the call letters changed to KMJC-FM and the format was changed to oldies as the station was branded "Magic 108". KMJC-FM was sold to Four Rivers Broadcasting in 2001, which purchased sister stations KMJC, KSYC, KSYC-FM.

The station was branded "The Mountain" and played eclectic music. The station was picked up by Educational Media Foundation, which operates K-LOVE Radio, in 2004 as Four Rivers sold its AM stations to Jefferson Public Radio of Ashland, Oregon. In 2006, the station's call letters were again changed to the current KKLC and the station's service area has since moved to the Redding, California market; the Siskiyou County K-LOVE service area is now served by translators K240EJ licensed to Yreka and K253AX licensed to Susanville and serving Mount Shasta. KKLC broadcasts on the following translators: Query the FCC's FM station database for KKLC Radio-Locator information on KKLC Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KKLCFCC History Cards for KKLC

Olive 8

Olive 8 is a 39-story, 140 m, mixed-use skyscraper in Seattle, United States. The building's lower 17 floors comprise a 346-room Hyatt hotel, the upper 22 floors have 229 condominiums, it is located in Downtown Seattle at the intersection of 8th Avenue. The Hyatt hotel opened on January 30, 2009, the condominiums opened in the year; the tower has one of the largest green roofs in downtown Seattle, 8,355 sq ft, was developed by R. C. Hedreen and designed by Gluckman Tang Architects, the architects for The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and the Dia Center for the Arts in New York City. JTM Construction of Seattle managed the construction of the building; the complex was designed in an effort to reach LEED Silver Certification with its energy-efficient glass facade, low-flow plumbing fixtures, dual-flush toilets, partial green roof, efficient condensing boiler. List of tallest buildings in Seattle Olive 8 Condos marketing website Hyatt at Olive 8 official website