NHL draft first round at a glance

 

 
 
 
 
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (far left), General Manager Steve Tambellini (4th from Left), first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall (2nd from Right) and President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe of the Edmonton Oilers (far right) stand at the podium for a group photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011, in St Paul, Minnesota.
 
 

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (far left), General Manager Steve Tambellini (4th from Left), first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall (2nd from Right) and President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe of the Edmonton Oilers (far right) stand at the podium for a group photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011, in St Paul, Minnesota.

Photograph by: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images, edmontonjournal.com

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ST. PAUL, Minnesota — A closer look at the first round of the NHL’s entry draft, which was held Friday night at the Xcel Energy Center (with position, name, hometown, affiliate):

Round 1

1. Edmonton — C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Burnaby, B.C., Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

2. Colorado — LW Gabriel Landeskog, Stockholm, Sweden, Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

3. Florida — C Jonathan Huberdeau, St-Jerome, Que., Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

4. New Jersey — D Adam Larsson, Skelleftea, Sweden, Skelleftea AIK (Swedish Elite League)

5. NY Islanders — C Ryan Strome, Mississauga, Ont., Niagara IceDogs (OHL)

6. Ottawa — C Mika Zibanejad, Huddinge, Sweden, Djurgardens (Swedish Elite League)

7. Winnipeg — C Mark Scheifele, Kitchener, Ont., Barrie Colts (OHL)

8. Philadelphia (via Columbus) — C Sean Couturier, Bathurst, N.B., Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)

9. Boston (via Toronto) — D Dougie Hamilton, Toronto, Niagara IceDogs (OHL)

10. Minnesota — D Jonas Brodin, Edsvalla, Sweden, Farjestad (Swedish Elite League)

11. Colorado (via St. Louis) — D Duncan Siemens, Sherwood Park, Alta., Saskatoon Blades (WHL)

12. Carolina — D Ryan Murphy, Aurora, Ont., Kitchener Rangers (OHL)

13. Calgary — LW Sven Baertschi, Langenthal, Switzerland, Portland Winterhawks (WHL)

14. Dallas — D Jamieson Oleksiak, Toronto, Northeastern University (H-East)

15. NY Rangers — C J.T. Miller, East Palestine, Ohio, USA U-18 NTDP

16. Buffalo — RW Joel Armia, Pori, Finland, Assat (Finnish Elite League)

17. Montreal — D Nathan Beaulieu, Strathroy, Ont., Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

18. Chicago — C Mark McNeill, Edmonton, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)

19. Edmonton (via Los Angeles) — D Oscar Klefbom, Karlstad, Sweden, Farjestad (Swedish Elite League)

20. Phoenix — D Connor Murphy, Dublin, Ohio, USA U-18 NTDP

21. Ottawa (via Nashville) — RW Stefan Noesen, Plano, Texas, Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

22. Toronto (via Anaheim) — RW Tyler Biggs, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA U-18 NTDP

23. Pittsburgh — D Joe Morrow, Sherwood Park, Alta., Portland Winterhawks (WHL)

24. Ottawa (via Detroit) — LW Matt Puempel, Essex, Ont., Peterborough Petes (OHL)

25. Toronto (via Philadelphia) — D Stuart Percy, Oakville, Ont., Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors (OHL)

26. Chicago (via Washington) — LW Phillip Danault, Victoriaville, Que., Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL)

27. Tampa Bay — C Vladislav Namestnikov, Voskresensk, Russia, London Knights (OHL)

28. Minnesota (via San Jose) — C Zack Phillips, Fredericton, N.B., Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

29. Vancouver — LW/RW Nicklas Jensen, Herning, Denmark, Oshawa Generals (OHL)

30. Anaheim (via Toronto, via Boston) — RW Rickard Rakell, Stockholm, Sweden, Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

 
 
 
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (far left), General Manager Steve Tambellini (4th from Left), first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall (2nd from Right) and President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe of the Edmonton Oilers (far right) stand at the podium for a group photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011, in St Paul, Minnesota.
 

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (far left), General Manager Steve Tambellini (4th from Left), first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall (2nd from Right) and President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe of the Edmonton Oilers (far right) stand at the podium for a group photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011, in St Paul, Minnesota.

Photograph by: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images, edmontonjournal.com

 
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (far left), General Manager Steve Tambellini (4th from Left), first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins by the Edmonton Oilers, Taylor Hall (2nd from Right) and President of Hockey Operations Kevin Lowe of the Edmonton Oilers (far right) stand at the podium for a group photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011, in St Paul, Minnesota.
(L-R) Third overall pick Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers, first overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers and second overall pick Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche pose for a photo during day one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft at Xcel Energy Center on June 24, 2011 in St Paul, Minnesota.
Frst overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers puts on an Edmonton Oilers jersey 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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