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2006 NHL Entry Draft

2006 NHL Entry Draft
General information
Date(s)June 24, 2006
LocationVancouver, British Columbia
First selectionUnited States Erik Johnson
Selected by: St. Louis Blues
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The 2006 NHL Entry Draft was the 44th NHL Entry Draft. It was held at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 24, 2006.

The draft order for the first 14 picks was decided during a lottery held on April 20, 2006.

The draft was televised in Canada on TSN and RDS, with the first three hours simulcasted in the United States on OLN.

As of 2019, eleven players from the 2006 draft have been named NHL All-Stars, or to the All-Star team. Players named range from the 1st overall pick of Erik Johnson to the 180th selection, Leo Komarov.

Draft day trades

Draft stage

Final central scouting rankings


North American European
1 United States Erik Johnson (D) Sweden Nicklas Backstrom (C)
2 Canada Jordan Staal (C) Czech Republic Michael Frolik (RW)
3 Canada Jonathan Toews (C) Czech Republic Jiri Tlusty (LW)
4 Canada Derick Brassard (C) Russia Yuri Alexandrov (D)
5 United States Phil Kessel (C/RW) Czech Republic Tomas Kana (C)
6 United States Peter Mueller (C) Russia Artem Anisimov (C)
7 Canada Bryan Little (C) Russia Alexander Vasyunov (LW)
8 Canada Chris Stewart (RW) Sweden Patrik Berglund (C)
9 Canada James Sheppard (C/LW) Russia Andrei Popov (RW)
10 Canada Cory Emmerton (LW/C) Sweden Jonas Ahnelov (D)


North American European
1 Canada Jonathan Bernier Sweden Jhonas Enroth
2 Canada Leland Irving Russia Semyon Varlamov
3 United States Jeff Zatkoff Switzerland Reto Berra

Selections by round

 = NHL All-Star Team ·  = NHL All-Star[1] ·  = NHL All-Star[1] and NHL All-Star Team ·

Round one

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
1 Erik Johnson (D)  United States St. Louis Blues US NTDP (NAHL)
2 Jordan Staal (C)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Peterborough Petes (OHL)
3 Jonathan Toews (C)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks University of North Dakota (WCHA)
4 Nicklas Backstrom (C)  Sweden Washington Capitals Brynäs IF (Sweden)
5 Phil Kessel (RW)  United States Boston Bruins University of Minnesota (WCHA)
6 Derick Brassard (C)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
7 Kyle Okposo (RW)  United States New York Islanders Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
8 Peter Mueller (C)  United States Phoenix Coyotes Everett Silvertips (WHL)
9 James Sheppard (C/LW)  Canada Minnesota Wild Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
10 Michael Frolik (RW)  Czech Republic Florida Panthers HC Rabat Kladno (Czech Republic)
11 Jonathan Bernier (G)  Canada Los Angeles Kings Lewiston Maineiacs (QMJHL)
12 Bryan Little (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Barrie Colts (OHL)
13 Jiri Tlusty (LW)  Czech Republic Toronto Maple Leafs HC Rabat Kladno (Czech Republic)
14 Michael Grabner (RW)  Austria Vancouver Canucks Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
15 Riku Helenius (G)  Finland Tampa Bay Lightning Ilves Jr. (Finland)
16 Ty Wishart (D)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Montreal) Prince George Cougars (WHL)
17 Trevor Lewis (C)  United States Los Angeles Kings (from Edmonton via Minnesota) Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
18 Chris Stewart (RW)  Canada Colorado Avalanche Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
19 Mark Mitera (D)  Canada Anaheim Ducks University of Michigan (CCHA)
20 David Fischer (D)  United States Montreal Canadiens (from San Jose) Apple Valley High School (USHS–MN)
21 Bobby Sanguinetti (D)  United States New York Rangers Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
22 Claude Giroux (C/RW)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)
23 Semyon Varlamov (G)  Russia Washington Capitals (from Nashville) Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
24 Dennis Persson (D)  Sweden Buffalo Sabres VIK Västerås HK (Sweden)
25 Patrik Berglund (C)  Sweden St. Louis Blues (from New Jersey) VIK Västerås HK (Sweden)
26 Leland Irving (G)  Canada Calgary Flames Everett Silvertips (WHL)
27 Ivan Vishnevskiy (D)  Russia Dallas Stars Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
28 Nick Foligno (LW)  United States Ottawa Senators Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
29 Chris Summers (D)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Detroit) US NTDP (NAHL)
30 Matt Corrente (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils (from Carolina via St. Louis) Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

Round two

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
31 Tomas Kana (C)  Czech Republic St. Louis Blues HC Vitkovice (Czech Republic)
32 Carl Sneep (D)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins Brainerd High School (USHS–MN)
33 Igor Makarov (RW)  Russia Chicago Blackhawks Krylya Sovetov (Russia)
34 Michal Neuvirth (G)  Czech Republic Washington Capitals Sparta Prague (Czech Republic)
35 Francois Bouchard (RW)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Boston) Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
36 Jamie McGinn (LW)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Columbus) Ottawa 67's (OHL)
37 Yuri Alexandrov (D)  Russia Boston Bruins (compensatory) Severstal Cherepovets (Russia)
38 Bryce Swan (RW)  Canada Anaheim Ducks (from New York Islanders via Vancouver) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
39 Andreas Nodl (RW)  Austria Philadelphia Flyers (from Phoenix) Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
40 Ondrej Fiala (C)  Czech Republic Minnesota Wild Everett Silvertips (WHL)
41 Cory Emmerton (C/LW)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (from Phoenix via Florida and Philadelphia) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
42 Mike Ratchuk (D)  United States Philadelphia Flyers (from Los Angeles) US NTDP (NAHL)
43 Riley Holzapfel (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
44 Nikolay Kulemin (F)  Russia Toronto Maple Leafs Metallurg Magnitogorsk (Russia)
45 Jeff Petry (D)  United States Edmonton Oilers (compensatory) Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
46 Jhonas Enroth (G)  Sweden Buffalo Sabres (from Vancouver) Södertälje SK (Sweden)
47 Shawn Matthias (C)  Canada Detroit Red Wings (from Phoenix via Tampa Bay and Philadelphia) Belleville Bulls (OHL)
48 Joey Ryan (D)  United States Los Angeles Kings (compensatory) Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
49 Ben Maxwell (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens Kootenay Ice (WHL)
50 Milan Lucic (LW)  Canada Boston Bruins (from Edmonton) Vancouver Giants (WHL)
51 Nigel Williams (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche US NTDP (NAHL)
52 Keith Seabrook (D)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Anaheim) Burnaby Express (BCHL)
53 Mathieu Carle (D)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from San Jose) Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
54 Artem Anisimov (C)  Russia New York Rangers Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
55 Denis Bodrov (D)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Lada Togliatti (Russia)
56 Blake Geoffrion (LW)  United States Nashville Predators US NTDP (NAHL)
57 Mike Weber (D)  United States Buffalo Sabres Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
58 Alexander Vasyunov (LW)  Russia New Jersey Devils Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
59 Codey Burki (C)  Canada Colorado Avalanche (from Calgary) Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
60 Jesse Joensuu (F)  Finland New York Islanders (from Dallas) Assat (Finland)
61 Simon Danis-Pepin (D)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Ottawa) University of Maine (Hockey East)
62 Dick Axelsson (F)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Huddinge IK (Sweden)
63 Jamie McBain (D)  United States Carolina Hurricanes US NTDP (NAHL)

Round three

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
64 Jonas Junland (D)  Sweden St. Louis Blues Linköpings HC (Sweden)
65 Brian Strait (D)  United States Pittsburgh Penguins US NTDP (NAHL)
66 Ryan White (C)  Canada Montreal Canadiens (from Chicago via Philadelphia) Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
67 Kirill Tulupov (D)  Russia New Jersey Devils (from Washington) Alemetjevsk (Russia)
68 Eric Gryba (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators (from Boston) Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
69 Steve Mason (G)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets London Knights (OHL)
70 Robin Figren (F)  Sweden New York Islanders Frölunda HC (Sweden)
71 Brad Marchand (LW)  Canada Boston Bruins (from Phoenix via New York Islanders) Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
72 Cal Clutterbuck (RW)  Canada Minnesota Wild Oshawa Generals (OHL)
73 Brady Calla (RW)  Canada Florida Panthers Everett Silvertips (WHL)
74 Jeff Zatkoff (G)  United States Los Angeles Kings Miami University (CCHA)
75 Theo Peckham (D)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Atlanta) Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
76 Tony Lagerstrom (C)  Sweden Chicago Blackhawks (from Toronto) Södertälje SK (Sweden)
77 Vladimir Zharkov (RW)  Russia New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver via St. Louis) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
78 Kevin Quick (D)  United States Tampa Bay Lightning Salisbury School (USHS–CT)
79 Jonathan Matsumoto (C)  Canada Philadelphia Flyers (from Montreal) Bowling Green University (CCHA)
80 Michael Forney (LW)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Edmonton) Thief River Falls (USHS–MN)
81 Mike Carman (C)  United States Colorado Avalanche US NTDP (NAHL)
82 Daniel Rahimi (D)  Sweden Vancouver Canucks (from Anaheim) IF Björklöven Jr. (Sweden)
83 John de Gray (D)  Canada Anaheim Ducks (from San Jose via New York Rangers) Brampton Battalion (OHL)
84 Ryan Hillier (LW)  Canada New York Rangers Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
85 Tom Sestito (LW)  United States Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose via Philadelphia) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
86 Bud Holloway (C/RW)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from Nashville via Philadelphia) Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
87 John Armstrong (C/RW)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Buffalo) Plymouth Whalers (OHL)
88 Jonas Ahnelov (D)  Sweden Phoenix Coyotes (from New York Islanders via New Jersey) Frölunda HC (Sweden)
89 Aaron Marvin (C/W)  United States Calgary Flames Warroad High School (USHS–MN)
90 Aaron Snow (LW)  Canada Dallas Stars Brampton Battalion (OHL)
91 Kaspars Daugavins (LW)  Latvia Ottawa Senators HK Riga 2000 (Latvia)
92 Daniel Larsson (G)  Sweden Detroit Red Wings Hammarby IF (Sweden)
93 Harrison Reed (RW)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Sarnia Sting (OHL)

Round four

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
94 Ryan Turek (C)  United States St. Louis Blues Omaha Lancers (USHL)
95 Ben Shutron (D)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Pittsburgh) Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)
96 Joe Palmer (G)  United States Chicago Blackhawks US NTDP (NAHL)
97 Oskar Osala (LW)  Finland Washington Capitals Mississauga IceDogs (OHL)
98 James DeLory (D)  Canada San Jose Sharks (from Boston via Edmonton, Boston and New York Islanders) Oshawa Generals (OHL)
99 James Reimer (G)  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs (from Columbus via Carolina and Chicago) Red Deer Rebels (WHL)
100 Rhett Rakhshani (RW)  United States New York Islanders US NTDP (NAHL)
101 Joonas Lehtivuori (D)  Finland Philadelphia Flyers (from Phoenix) Ilves (Finland)
102 Kyle Medvec (D)  United States Minnesota Wild University of Vermont (Hockey East)
103 Michael Caruso (D)  Canada Florida Panthers Guelph Storm (OHL)
104 David Kveton (RW)  Czech Republic New York Rangers (from Los Angeles) Vsetínska Hokejova (Czech Republic)
105 Niko Snellman (F)  Finland Nashville Predators (from Atlanta) Ilves (Finland)
106 Reto Berra (G)   Switzerland St. Louis Blues (from Toronto via Carolina) ZSC Lions (NLA)
107 T. J. Miller (D)  United States New Jersey Devils (from Vancouver) Penticton Vees (BCHL)
108 Jase Weslosky (G)  Canada New York Islanders (from Tampa Bay via San Jose) Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL)
109 Jakub Kovar (G)  Czech Republic Philadelphia Flyers (from Montreal) HC České Budějovice Jr. (Czech Republic)
110 Kevin Montgomery (D)  United States Colorado Avalanche (from Edmonton via New York Islanders) US NTDP (NAHL)
111 Korbinian Holzer (D)  Germany Toronto Maple Leafs (from Colorado via Chicago) EC Bad Tolz (Germany)
112 Matt Beleskey (LW)  Canada Anaheim Ducks Belleville Bulls (OHL)
113 Ben Wright (D)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from San Jose) Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
114 Niclas Andersen (D)  Sweden Los Angeles Kings (from New York Rangers) Leksands IF (Sweden)
115 Tomas Marcinko (C)  Slovakia New York Islanders (from Philadelphia via Phoenix) HC Košice (Slovakia)
116 Derrick LaPoint (D)  United States Florida Panthers (from Nashville via Pittsburgh) North High School (USHS–WI)
117 Felix Schutz (C)  Germany Buffalo Sabres Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
118 Hugo Carpentier (C)  Canada Calgary Flames (from New Jersey) Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
119 Doug Rogers (C)  United States New York Islanders (from Calgary via Phoenix) Saint Sebastian's School (Independent School League)
120 Richard Bachman (G)  United States Dallas Stars Cushing Academy (USHS–MA)
121 Pierre-Luc Lessard (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL)
122 Luke Lynes (C/LW)  United States Washington Capitals (from Detroit) Brampton Battalion (OHL)
123 Bobby Hughes (C)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Kingston Frontenacs (OHL)

Round five

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
124 Andy Sackrison (C/LW)  United States St. Louis Blues Saint Louis Park High School (USHS–MN)
125 Chad Johnson (G)  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins University of Alaska Fairbanks (CCHA)
126 Shane Sims (D)  United States New York Islanders (from Chicago via Boston) Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
127 Maxime Lacroix (LW)  Canada Washington Capitals Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)
128 Andrew Bodnarchuk (D)  Canada Boston Bruins Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
129 Robert Nyholm (RW)  Finland Columbus Blue Jackets HIFK (Finland)
130 Brett Bennett (G)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from New York Islanders) US NTDP (NAHL)
131 Martin Latal (RW)  Czech Republic Phoenix Coyotes HC Rabat Kladno (Czech Republic)
132 Niko Hovinen (G)  Finland Minnesota Wild Jokerit (Finland)
133 Bryan Pitton (G)  Canada Edmonton Oilers (from Florida) Brampton Battalion (OHL)
134 David Meckler (C)  United States Los Angeles Kings Yale University (ECAC)
135 Alex Kangas (G)  United States Atlanta Thrashers Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
136 Nick Sucharski (LW)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Toronto) Michigan State University (CCHA)
137 Tomas Zaborsky (F)  Slovakia New York Rangers (from Vancouver via Washington) Dukla Trenčín (Slovakia)
138 David McIntyre (C)  Canada Dallas Stars (from Tampa Bay) Newmarket Hurricanes (OPJHL)
139 Pavel Valentenko (D)  Russia Montreal Canadiens Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (Russia)
140 Cody Wild (D)  United States Edmonton Oilers Providence College (Hockey East)
141 Kim Johansson (F)  Sweden New York Islanders (from Colorado) Malmö Jr. (Sweden)
142 Maxim Frechette (D)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Anaheim) Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
143 Ashton Rome (RW)  Canada San Jose Sharks Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
144 Martin Nolet (D)  Canada Los Angeles Kings (from New York Rangers) Champlain Cougars (QJAAAHL)
145 Jon Rheault (RW)  United States Philadelphia Flyers Providence College (Hockey East)
146 Mark Dekanich (G)  Canada Nashville Predators Colgate University (ECAC)
147 Alex Biega (D)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Salisbury School (USHS–CT)
148 Olivier Magnan (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
149 Juuso Puustinen (RW)  Finland Calgary Flames KalPa (Finland)
150 Max Warn (LW)  Finland Dallas Stars HIFK (Finland)
151 Ryan Daniels (G)  Canada Ottawa Senators Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
152 Jordan Bendfeld (D)  Canada Phoenix Coyotes (from Detroit) Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
153 Stefan Chaput (C)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Lewiston Maineiacs (QMJHL)

Round six

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
154 Matthew McCollem (LW)  United States St. Louis Blues Belmont Hill (Independent School League)
155 Peter Aston (D)  Canada Florida Panthers (from Pittsburgh) Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
156 Jan-Mikael Juutilainen (C)  Finland Chicago Blackhawks Jokerit (Finland)
157 Brent Gwidt (C)  United States Washington Capitals Lakeland High School (USHS–WI)
158 Levi Nelson (C)  Canada Boston Bruins Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
159 Jesse Dudas (D)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Prince George Cougars (WHL)
160 Andrew MacDonald (D)  Canada New York Islanders Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
161 Viktor Stalberg (LW)  Sweden Toronto Maple Leafs (from Phoenix) University of Vermont (Hockey East)
162 Julian Walker (F)   Switzerland Minnesota Wild EHC Basel (Switzerland)
163 Sergei Shirokov (F)  Russia Vancouver Canucks (from Florida) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
164 Constantin Braun (LW)  Germany Los Angeles Kings Eisbaren Berlin (Germany)
165 Jonas Enlund (C)  Finland Atlanta Thrashers HIFK (Finland)
166 Tyler Ruegsegger (C)  United States Toronto Maple Leafs Shattuck-Saint Mary's (Midget Major AAA)
167 Juraj Simek (LW)   Switzerland Vancouver Canucks Kloten Flyers (Switzerland)
168 Dane Crowley (D)  Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
169 Chris Auger (C)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks (from Montreal) Wellington Dukes (OPJHL)
170 Alexander Bumagin (LW)  Russia Edmonton Oilers Lada Togliatti (Russia)
171 Brian Day (RW)  United States New York Islanders (from Colorado) Governor Dummer Academy (USHS–MA)
172 Petteri Wirtanen (C)  Finland Anaheim Ducks HPK (Finland)
173 Stefan Ridderwall (G)  Sweden New York Islanders (from San Jose) Djurgardens IF Jr. (Sweden)
174 Eric Hunter (C)  Canada New York Rangers Prince George Cougars (WHL)
175 Michael Dupont (G)   Switzerland Philadelphia Flyers Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
176 Ryan Flynn (RW)  United States Nashville Predators US NTDP (NAHL)
177 Mathieu Perreault (C)  Canada Washington Capitals (from Buffalo) Acadie-Bathurst Titan (QMJHL)
178 Tony Romano (C)  United States New Jersey Devils New York Bobcats (AMHL)
179 Jordan Fulton (C)  United States Calgary Flames Breck School (USHS–MN)
180 Leo Komarov (C)  Finland Toronto Maple Leafs (from Dallas) Assat (Finland)
181 Kevin Koopman (D)  Canada Ottawa Senators Beaver Valley Nitehawks (KIJHL)
182 Jan Mursak (LW)  Slovenia Detroit Red Wings HC České Budějovice Jr. (Czech Republic)
183 Nick Dodge (RW)  Canada Carolina Hurricanes Clarkson University (ECAC)

Round seven

# Player Nationality NHL Team College/Junior/Club Team
184 Alexander Hellstrom (D)  Sweden St. Louis Blues IF Björklöven (Sweden)
185 Timo Seppanen (D)  Finland Pittsburgh Penguins HIFK (Finland)
186 Peter LeBlanc (C/LW)  Canada Chicago Blackhawks Hamilton Red Wings (OPJHL)
187 Devin DiDiomete (LW)  Canada Calgary Flames (from Washington) Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
188 Chris Frank (D)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Boston via Toronto) Western Michigan University (CCHA)
189 Derek Dorsett (RW)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)
190 Troy Mattila (LW)  United States New York Islanders Springfield Jr. Blues (NAHL)
191 Nick Oslund (RW)  United States Detroit Red Wings (from Phoenix) Burnsville High School (USHS–MN)
192 Chris Hickey (C)  United States Minnesota Wild Cretin-Derham Hall (USHS–MN)
193 Marc Cheverie (G)  Canada Florida Panthers Nanaimo Clippers (BCHL)
194 Matt Marquardt (LW)  Canada Columbus Blue Jackets (from Los Angeles) Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
195 Jesse Martin (C)  Canada Atlanta Thrashers Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
196 Benn Ferriero (C/RW)  United States Phoenix Coyotes (from Toronto) Boston College (Hockey East)
197 Evan Fuller (RW)  Canada Vancouver Canucks Prince George Cougars (WHL)
198 Denis Kazionov (LW)  Russia Tampa Bay Lightning MVD Tver (Russia)
199 Cameron Cepek (D)  United States Montreal Canadiens Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
200 Arturs Kulda (D)  Latvia Atlanta Thrashers (from Edmonton) CSKA Moscow (Russia)
201 Billy Sauer (G)  United States Colorado Avalanche University of Michigan (CCHA)
202 John McCarthy (LW)  United States San Jose Sharks (from Anaheim) Boston University (Hockey East)
203 Jay Barriball (F)  United States San Jose Sharks Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
204 Lukas Zeliska (C)  Slovakia New York Rangers Oceláři Třinec Jr. (Slovakia)
205 Andrei Popov (RW)  Russia Philadelphia Flyers Traktor Chelyabinsk (Russia)
206 Viktor Sjodin (F)  Sweden Nashville Predators VIK Västerås HK Jr. (Sweden)
207 Benjamin Breault (C)  Canada Buffalo Sabres Baie-Comeau Drakkar (QMJHL)
208 Kyell Henegan (D)  Canada New Jersey Devils Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
209 Per Johnsson (F)  Sweden Calgary Flames Färjestad BK Jr. (Sweden)
210 Will O'Neill (D)  United States Atlanta Thrashers (from Dallas) Tabor Academy (USHS–MA)
211 Erik Condra (RW)  Canada Ottawa Senators University of Notre Dame (CCHA)
212 Logan Pyett (D)  Canada Detroit Red Wings Regina Pats (WHL)
213 Justin Krueger (D)  Germany Carolina Hurricanes Cornell University (ECAC)

Draftees based on nationality

Rank Country Number Percent
North America 144 67.6%
1  Canada 84 39.4%
2  United States 60 28.2%
Europe 70 32.4%
3  Sweden 17 8.0%
4  Russia 15 7.0%
5  Finland 14 6.6%
6  Czech Republic 8 3.8%
7  Germany 4 1.9%
  Switzerland 4 1.9%
9  Slovakia 3 1.4%
10  Austria 2 0.9%
 Latvia 2 0.9%
12  Slovenia 1 0.4%

North American draftees by province/state

Rank State/province Selections Top selection
1 Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario 32 Jordan Staal, 2nd
2 Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 16 Derick Brassard, 6th
3 Flag of Minnesota.svg Minnesota 15 Erik Johnson, 1st
4 Flag of New York.svg New York 10 Nick Foligno, 28th
5 Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia 9 Ty Whishart, 16th
6 Flag of Michigan.svg Michigan 8 Peter Mueller, 8th
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta 8 Leland Irving, 26th
Flag of Massachusetts.svg Massachusetts 8 Joey Ryan, 48th
9 Flag of Manitoba.svg Manitoba 7 Jonathan Toews, 3rd
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg Nova Scotia 7 James Sheppard, 9th
11 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Saskatchewan 5 Riley Holzapfel, 43rd
12 Flag of Wisconsin.svg Wisconsin 3 Phil Kessel, 5th
Flag of Illinois.svg Illinois 3 Nigel Williams, 51st
14 Flag of Utah.svg Utah 2 Trevor Lewis, 17th
Flag of California.svg California 2 Rhett Rakhshani, 100th
16 Flag of New Jersey.svg New Jersey 1 Bobby Sanguinetti, 21st
Flag of Tennessee.svg Tennessee 1 Blake Geoffrion, 56th
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg Pennsylvania 1 Mike Weber, 57th
Flag of Rhode Island.svg Rhode Island 1 Cody Wild, 140th
Flag of New Hampshire.svg New Hampshire 1 Jon Rheault, 145th
Flag of Colorado.svg Colorado 1 Tyler Ruegsegger, 166th
Flag of Washington.svg Washington 1 Chris Frank, 188th

See also


  1. ^ a b Players are identified as an All-Star if they were selected for the All-Star game at any time in their career.

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