NHL Draft 2011: Top picks

 

A look at the NHL's stars of tomorrow selected Friday in the 2011 Entry Draft in St. Paul, MN.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">First overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.</div>
 

First overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.

Photograph by: Nick Laham, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">First overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.</div>
First overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
First overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers puts on an Edmonton Oilers hat during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Second overall pick Gabriel Landeskog by the Colorado Avalanche poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Second overall pick Gabriel Landeskog by the Colorado Avalanche poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Third overall pick Jonathan Huberdeau by the Florida Panthers poses for a photo portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Jonathan Huberdeau stands after being selected third overall by the Florida Panthers during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Fourth overall pick Adam Larsson by the New Jersey Devils puts on a New Jersey Devils jersey at the podium during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Fifth overall pick Ryan Strome poses for a portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Sixth overall pick Mika Zibanejad by the Ottawa Senators poses for a portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Seventh overall pick Mark Scheifele by the Winnipeg Jets poses for a portrait during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Seventh overall pick Mark Scheifele by the Winnipeg Jets stands at the podium with members of the Winnipeg Jets organization for a photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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