NHL entry draft list of first round selections

 

 
 
 
 
Fans of the Edmonton Oilers cheer after Taylor Hall was drafted #1 overall during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
 
 

Fans of the Edmonton Oilers cheer after Taylor Hall was drafted #1 overall during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Photograph by: Dave Sandford, Getty

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LOS ANGELES — A pick-by-pick summary of the first round of the National Hockey League draft — being held Friday and Saturday at Staples Center (player name, position, team, league):

First round

1. Edmonton Oilers —_Taylor Hall, LW, Windsor (OHL)

2. Boston Bruins (via Toronto) — Tyler Seguin, C, Plymouth (OHL)

3. Florida Panthers — Erik Gudbranson, D, Kingston (OHL)

4. Columbus Blue Jackets — Ryan Johansen, C, Portland (WHL)

5. NY Islanders — Nino Niederreiter, RW, Portland (WHL)

6. Tampa Bay Lightning — Brett Connolly, LW, Prince George (WHL)

7. Carolina Hurricanes —_Jeffrey Skinner, RW, Kitchener (OHL)

8. Atlanta Thrashers — Alexander Burmistrov, C, Barrie (OHL)

9. Minnesota Wild — Mikael Granlund, C, HIFK (Finland)

10. NY Rangers — Dylan McIlrath, D, Moose Jaw (WHL)

11. Dallas Stars — Jack Campbell, G, USA-18 (USHL)

12. Anaheim Ducks — Cam Fowler, D, Windsor (OHL)

13. Phoenix Coyotes (via Calgary) — Brandon Gormley, D, Moncton (QMJHL)

14. St. Louis Blues —_Jaden Schwartz, C, Tri-City (USHL)

15. Los Angeles Kings (via Florida, via Boston) — Derek Forbort, D, USA-18 (USHL)

16. St. Louis Blues (via Ottawa) — Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, HC Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL)

17. Colorado Avalanche — Joey Hishon, C, Owen Sound (OHL)

18. Nashville Predators — Austin Watson, LW, Peterborough (OHL)

19. Florida Panthers (via Los Angeles) — Nick Bjugstad, C, Blaine H.S. (USHS)

20. Pittsburgh Penguins — Beau Bennett, RW, Penticton (BCHL)

21. Detroit Red Wings — Riley Sheahan, C, Notre Dame (CCHA)

22. Montreal Canadiens (via Phoenix) — Jarred Tinordi, D, USA-18 (USHL)

23. Buffalo Sabres — Mark Pysyk, D, Edmonton (WHL)

24. Chicago Blackhawks (via Atlanta, via New Jersey) — Kevin Hayes, RW, Noble-Greenough (USHS)

25. Florida Panthers (via Vancouver) — Quinton Howden, C, Moose Jaw (WHL)

26. Washington Capitals — Evgeny Kuznetsov, C, Chelyabinsk (KHL)

27. Phoenix Coyotes (via Montreal) —_Mark Visentin, G, Niagara (OHL)

28. San Jose Sharks — Charlie Coyle, RW, South Shore (EJHL)

29. Anaheim Ducks (via Philadelphia) — Emerson Etem, C, Medicine Hat (WHL)

30. NY Islanders (via Chicago) — Brock Nelson, C, Warroad (USHS)

 
 
 
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Fans of the Edmonton Oilers cheer after Taylor Hall was drafted #1 overall during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
 

Fans of the Edmonton Oilers cheer after Taylor Hall was drafted #1 overall during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Photograph by: Dave Sandford, Getty

 
Fans of the Edmonton Oilers cheer after Taylor Hall was drafted #1 overall during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
(L-R) Eric Gudbranson, drafted third overall by the Florida Panthers, Taylor Hall drafted first overall by the Edmonton Oilers and Tyler Seguin drafted second overall by the Boston Bruins pose for a picture during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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