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Live coverage: NHL Draft Rounds 2-7 -- Locals Gilbert, Cecconi taken, Sabres stock up on D

Our team is at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., as the NHL Draft continues with Rounds Two through Seven, which will be broadcast on the NHL Network.

Sabres picks on Day Two (PHOTO GALLERY from Day Two)

Round Two: No. 51 overall (21st pick of round) -- D Brandan Guhle, Prince Albert (WHL); 6-1, 184 Canadian born in Edmonton.

BN Hockey: Sabres' second-round pick has already had success in BuffaloGuhle's NHL Draft prospect page

Round Three: No pick.

Round Four: No. 92 overall (first pick of round) -- D William Borgen, Moorhead HS (Minn.); 6-1, 189 American born in Moorhead, Minn.

BN Hockey postBorgen's NHL Draft prospect page

Round Five: No. 122 (first pick of round) -- D Devante Stephens, Kelowna (WHL); 6-1, 171 Canadian born in Surrey, B.C. Stephens' NHL Draft prospect page

Round Six: No. 152 (first pick of round) -- C Giorgio Estephan, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL); 6-0, 188 Canadian born in Edmonton. Estephan's WHL bio page

Round Seven: No. 182 (first pick of round) -- D Ivan Chukarov, Minnesota (NAHL); 6-2, 190 American born in Des Plaines, Ill. Chukarov's page (incorrectly listed as F) | NAHL press release on his signing with UMass

LOCAL players picked on Day Two

Buffalo's Dennis Gilbert to Chicago Blackhawks with final pick of third round (No. 91)

Youngstown's Joe Cecconi to Dallas Stars in fifth round at No. 133

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Follow the live coverage of News Sports Reporters Mike Harrington and John Vogl and News Sports Photographer James P. McCoy -- as well as updates from other top journalists -- in the window below:

In between picks, peruse some of our NHL Draft preview and related Sabres coverage at BN Hockey.

Here is a sampling:

* Sabres get their new face of the franchise in Eichel. Story by John Vogl

* For city on upswing, it’s the perfect match. Column by Mike Harrington

* Trade moves O'Reilly to center stage with Sabres. Story by John Vogl

* Sabres acquire O'Reilly from Avs in multiplayer blockbuster. Story by John Vogl

* Sabres trade No. 21 overall pick to Senators for Lehner, Legwand. Story by John Vogl

* Eichel to the 9s: News Sports Reporter John Vogl tells you nine things you probably didn't know about Jack Eichel

* All eyes are on Eichel | Eichel basks in the Miami spotlight

* Top 15 dates of Sabres scheduleSabres' full 2015-16 schedule

* A decade-by-decade guide to every Sabres first-round pick

Friday's first round of the 2015 NHL Draft

1. Edmonton Oilers -- Connor McDavid, Erie Otters (OHL)
2. Buffalo Sabres -- Jack Eichel, Boston University; 6-2, 196 American born in North Chelmsford, Mass.
3. Arizona Coyotes -- Dylan Strome, Erie Otters (OHL)
4. Toronto Maple Leafs -- Mitch Marner, London Knights (OHL)
5. Carolina Hurricanes -- Noah Hanifin, Boston College
6. New Jersey Devils -- Pavel Zacha, Sarnia Sting (OHL)
7. Philadelphia Flyers -- Ivan Provorov, Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
8. Columbus Blue Jackets -- Zach Werenski, University of Michigan
9. San Jose Sharks -- Timo Meier, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
10. Colorado Avalanche -- Mikko Rantanen, TPS (Liiga)
11. Florida Panthers -- Lawson Crouse, Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
12. Dallas Stars -- Denis Gurianov, Ladia Togliatti (MHL)
13. Boston Bruins (from Los Angeles) -- Jakub Zboril, Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
14. Boston Bruins -- Jake Debrusk, Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
15. Boston Bruins (from Calgary) -- Zach Senyshyn, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
16. New York Islanders (from Edmonton Oilers via Pittsburgh) -- Mathew Barzal, Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
17. Winnipeg Jets -- Kyle Connor, Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
18. Ottawa Senators -- Thomas Chabot, Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
19. Detroit Red Wings -- Evgeny Svechnikov, Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
20. Minnesota Wild -- Joel Eriksson Ek, Farjestad (Sweden)
21. Ottawa Senators (from NY Islanders via Buffalo) -- Colin White, USA U-18 development team
22. Washington Capitals -- Ilya Samsonov, Russia
23. Vancouver Canucks -- Brock Boeser, Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
24. Philadelphia Flyers (from Toronto Maple Leafs via Nashville) -- Travis Konecny, Ottawa 97s (OHL)
25. Winnipeg Jets (from St. Louis via Buffalo) -- Jack Roslovic, USA U-18 development team
26. Montreal Canadiens -- Noah Juulsen, Everett Silvertips (WHL)
27. Anaheim Ducks -- Jacob Larsson, Frolunda Indians (SHL)
28. New York Islanders (from Tampa Bay Lightning via NY Rangers) -- Anothny Beauvillier, Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
29. Columbus Blue Jackets (via Philadelphia Flyers from Tampa Bay) -- Gabriel Carlsson, Linkoping (SHL)
30. Arizona Coyotes (from Chicago) -- Nicholas Merkley, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

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