Pick-by-pick analysis of the NHL draft

Auston Matthews was picked No. 1 overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The NHL draft is finally here. You've already prepared well by reading my Top 100 prospects, players trending up or down, rankings by skill and my final mock draft.

Now, it's time for live analysis of every first-round pick, posted shortly after it's made at the First Niagara Center: