Number One Pick Of 2023 NHL Draft Conner Bedard Signs With Blackhawks

The number 1 pick of the 2023 NHL Draft is celebrating his birthday today by signing a contract with the Blackhawks. Conner Bedard has a three-year entry-level deal. He led the Western Hockey League with 71 goals and 143 points with Regina. Bedard also helped Canada win the gold medal at the 2023 IHF World Junior Championship with a tournament-best 23 points in seven games.