Marc-Andre Fleury, James Neal, Marc Methot highlight Vegas' expansion draft picks

They had their jerseys.

Now they have their players.

The Vegas Golden Knights, a day after unveiling their uniforms as part of Adidas' launch of a partnership with the NHL, completed their 30-player expansion draft at Wednesday night's NHL Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

Among the team's picks, which came from each of the NHL's other 30 teams by way of lists of unprotected veterans, were longtime Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, Nashville Predators forward James Neal and Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot.

David Clarkson, Reilly Smith, Shea Theodore, Alex Tuch, Mikhail Grabovski, Jake Bischoff and at least 10 different future draft picks also landed in Vegas as part of separate trades executed by Golden Knights general manager George McPhee.

In order of selection in between the NHL's handout of awards, here are all 30 of the Golden Knights' expansion draft selections:

  1. G Calvin Pickard, Colorado Avalanche
  2. D Luca Sbisa, Vancouver Canucks
  3. F Teemu Pulkkinen, Arizona Coyotes
  4. D Jon Merrill, New Jersey Devils
  5. F William Carrier, Buffalo Sabres
  6. F Tomas Nosek, Detroit Red Wings
  7. F Cody Eakin, Dallas Stars
  8. F Jonathan Marchessault, Florida Panthers
  9. D Brayden McNabb, Los Angeles Kings
  10. F Connor Brickley, Carolina Hurricanes
  11. F Chris Thorburn, Winnipeg Jets
  12. F Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Philadelphia Flyers
  13. D Jason Garrison, Tampa Bay Lightning
  14. G Jean-Francois Berube, New York Islanders
  15. F James Neal, Nashville Predators
  16. D Deryk Engelland, Calgary Flames
  17. F Brendan Leipsic, Toronto Maple Leafs
  18. D Colin Miller, Boston Bruins
  19. D Marc Methot, Ottawa Senators
  20. D David Schlemko, San Jose Sharks
  21. F David Perron, St. Louis Blues
  22. F Oscar Lindberg, New York Rangers
  23. D Griffin Reinhart, Edmonton Oilers
  24. D Alexei Emelin, Montreal Canadiens
  25. D Clayton Stoner, Anaheim Ducks
  26. F Erik Haula, Minnesota WIld
  27. F William Karlsson, Columbus Blue Jackets
  28. D Trevor van Riemsdyk, Chicago Blackhawks
  29. G Marc-Andre Fleury, Pittsburgh Penguins
  30. D Nate Schmidt, Washington Capitals
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