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2016-2017 NHL Draft

* For a complete list of the draft, check out the NHL official page. *
* All names of first round picks link to their profile on Elite Prospects *

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Anaheim | Arizona | Boston | Buffalo | Calgary | Carolina | Chicago | Colorado | Columbus | Dallas

Detroit | Edmonton | Florida | Los Angeles | Minnesota | Montreal | Nashville | New Jersey | Islanders | Rangers

Ottawa | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | San Jose | St Louis | Tampa Bay | Toronto | Vancouver | Washington | Winnipeg


Anaheim
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 24 Max Jones LW USA 6' 2" 206 OHL London
1 30 Sam Steel C CAN 5' 11" 178 WHL Regina
3 85 Joshua Mahura D CAN 6' 0" 184 WHL Red Deer
4 93 Jack Kopacka LW USA 6' 1" 191 OHL Saulte Ste. Marie
4 115 Alex Dostie C CAN 5' 10" 165 QMJHL Gatineau
7 205 Tyler Soy C CAN 5' 11" 174 WHL Victoria
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Arizona
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 7 Clayton Keller C USA 5' 10" 164 USHL USA U-18
1 16 Jakob Chychrun D USA 6' 2" 200 OHL Sarnia
3 68 Cam Dineen D USA 5' 11" 185 OHL North Bay
6 158 Patrick Kudla D CAN 6' 3" 175 OJHL Oakville
7 188 Dean Steward D CAN 6' 1" 170 MJHL Portage
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Boston
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 14 Charles McAvoy D USA 6' 0" 199 H-East Boston University
1 29 Trent Frederic C USA 6' 1" 204 USHL USA U-18
2 49 Ryan Lindgren D USA 5' 11" 203 USHL USA U-18
5 135 Joona Koppanen LW FIN 6' 4" 192 Finland Jr Ilves Jr
5 136 Cameron Clarke D USA 6' 2" 180 NAHL Lone Star
6 165 Oskar Steen C SWE 5' 9" 188 Sweden Jr Farjestad Jr
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Buffalo
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 8 Alexander Nylander LW CAN 6' 0" 178 OHL Mississauga
2 33 Rasmus Asplund C SWE 5' 10" 176 Sweden Farjestad
3 69 Cliff Pu RW CAN 6' 2" 193 OHL London
3 86 Casey Fitzgerald D USA 5' 10" 186 H-East Boston College
4 99 Brett Murray LW CAN 6' 4" 217 CCHL Carleton Place
5 129 Philip Nyberg D SWE 6' 3" 189 Sweden Jr Linkoping Jr
5 130 Vojtech Budik D CZE 6' 1" 202 WHL Prince Albert
6 159 Brandon Hagel LW CAN 5' 11" 160 WHL Red Deer
7 189 Austin Osmanski D USA 6' 3" 196 OHL Mississauga
7 190 Vasily Glotov C RUS 5' 11" 158 Russia Jr Lvy St. Petersburg 2
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Calgary
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 6 Matthew Tkachuk LW USA 6' 1" 202 OHL London
2 54 Tyler Parsons G USA 6' 1" 185 OHL London
2 56 Dillon Dube C CAN 5' 10" 183 WHL Kelowna
3 66 Adam Fox D USA 5' 10" 181 USHL USA U-18
4 96 Linus Lindstrom C SWE 5' 11" 165 Sweden Jr Skelleftea Jr
5 126 Mitchell Mattson C USA 6' 4" 191 High MN Grand Rapids
6 156 Eetu Tuulola RW FIN 6' 1" 224 Finland Jr HPK Jr
6 166 Matthew Phillips C CAN 5' 6" 140 WHL Victoria
7 186 Stepan Falkovsky D BLR 6' 7" 224 OHL Ottawa
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Carolina
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 13 Jake Bean D CAN 6' 0" 168 WHL Calgary
1 21 Julien Gauthier RW CAN 6' 3" 231 QMJHL Val d'Or
2 43 Janne Kuokkanen C RW FIN 6' 0" 175 Finland Jr Karpat Jr
3 67 Matt Filipe LW USA 6' 1" 198 USHL Cedar Rapids
3 74 Hudson Elynuik C CAN 6' 4" 201 WHL Spokane
3 75 Jack LaFontaine G CAN 6' 3" 197 NAHL Janesville
4 104 Max Zimmer LW USA 6' 0" 189 USHL Chicago
5 134 Jeremy Helvig G CAN 6' 3" 195 OHL Kingston
6 164 Noah Carroll D CAN 6' 1" 178 OHL Guelph
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Chicago
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
2 39 Alexander Debrincat RW USA 5' 7" 165 OHL Erie
2 45 Chad Krys D USA 5' 11" 185 USHL USA U-18
2 50 Artur Kayumov LW RW RUS 5' 11" 171 Russia Jr Team Russia U18
3 83 Wouter Peeters G BE 6' 4" 205 RBHS U20 Ec Salzburg 2
4 110 Lucas Carlsson D SWE 6' 0" 189 Sweden Brynas
4 113 Nathan Noel C CAN 5' 10" 179 QMJHL Saint John
5 143 Mathias From LW RW DNK 6' 1" 187 Sweden Jr Rogle Jr
6 173 Blake Hillman D USA 6' 1" 180 NCHC U of Denver
7 203 Jake Ryczek D USA 5' 10" 181 USHL Waterloo
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Colorado
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 10 Tyson Jost C CAN 5' 11" 190 BCHL Penticton
2 40 Cameron Morrison LW CAN 6' 2" 209 USHL Youngstown
3 71 Josh Anderson D CAN 6' 2" 228 WHL Prince George
5 131 Adam Werner G SWE 6' 4" 198 Sweden Jr Farjestad Jr
6 161 Nathan Clurman D USA 6' 1" 190 High IN Culver Academy
7 191 Travis Barron LW CAN 6' 1" 195 OHL Ottawa
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Columbus
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 3 Pierre-Luc Dubois LW CAN 6' 2" 205 QMJHL Cape Breton
2 34 Andrew Peeke D USA 6' 2" 196 USHL Green Bay
3 65 Vitaly Abramov RW RUS 5' 9" 175 QMJHL Gatineau
6 155 Peter Thome G USA 6' 3" 194 NAHL Aberdeen
7 185 Calvin Thurkauf C CHE 6' 1" 197 WHL Kelowna
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Dallas
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 25 Riley Tufte LW USA 6' 5" 211 High MN Blaine
3 90 Fredrik Karlstrom C SWE 6' 2" 185 Sweden Jr AIK Jr
4 116 Rhett Gardner C LW CAN 6' 2" 200 NCHC North Dakota
5 128 Colton Point G CAN 6' 3" 219 CCHL Carleton Place
5 146 Nicholas Caamano RW CAN 6' 1" 185 OHL Flint
6 176 Jakob Stenqvist D SWE 6' 1" 163 Sweden Jr Modo Jr
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Detroit
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 20 Dennis Cholowski D CAN 6' 1" 177 BCHL Chilliwack
2 46 Givani Smith RW CAN 6' 1" 205 OHL Guelph
2 53 Filip Hronek D CZE 6' 0" 163 CZREP HR Kralove
4 107 Alfons Malmstrom D SWE 6' 2" 190 Sweden Jr Orebro Jr
5 137 Jordan Sambrook D CAN 6' 1" 187 OHL Erie
6 167 Filip Larsson G SWE 6' 1" 180 Sweden Jr Djurgarden Jr
7 197 Mattias Elfstrom LW SWE 6' 3" 194 Sweden Malmo Jr
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Edmonton
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 4 Jesse Puljujarvi RW SWE 6' 3" 208 Finland Karpat
2 32 Tyler Benson LW CAN 5' 11" 197 WHL Vancouver
3 63 Markus Niemelainen D FIN 6' 4" 198 OHL Saginaw
3 84 Matthew Cairns D CAN 6' 2" 200 OJHL Georgetown
3 91 Filip Berglund D SWE 6' 3" 209 Sweden Jr Skelleftea Jr
5 123 Dylan Wells G CAN 6' 1" 182 OHL Peterborough
5 149 Graham McPhee LW USA 6' 0" 173 USHL USA U-18
6 153 Aapeli Rasanen C FIN 6' 0" 196 Finland Jr Tappara Jr
7 183 Vincent Desharnais D CAN 6' 5" 207 H-East Providence
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Florida
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 23 Henrik Borgstrom C FIN 6' 3" 182 Finland Jr HIFK Jr
2 38 Adam Mascherin LW CAN 5' 9" 193 OHL Kitchener
3 89 Linus Nassen D SWE 5' 11" 167 Sweden Jr Lulea Jr
4 94 Jonathan Ang C CAN 5' 11" 162 OHL Peterborough
4 114 Riley Stillman D CAN 6' 0" 189 OHL Oshawa
6 175 Maxim Mamin C RW RUS 6' 1" 191 Russia CSKA
7 195 Benjamin Finkelstein D USA 5' 9" 180 US East Kimball Union
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Los Angeles
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
2 51 Kale Clague D CAN 5' 11" 184 WHL Brandon
4 112 Jacob Moverare D SWE 6' 2" 198 Sweden Jr HV 71 Jr
5 142 Michael Eyssimont C USA 5' 11" 180 US West St Cloud State
7 202 Jacob Friend D CAN 6' 1" 182 OHL Owen Sound
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Minnesota
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 15 Luke Kunin C USA 5' 11" 193 BIG10 U of Wisconsin
4 106 Brandon Duhaime RW USA 6' 0" 198 USHL Tri-City
7 196 Dmitry Sokolov RW RUS 5' 11" 220 OHL Sudbury
7 204 Brayden Chizen D CAN 6' 7" 191 WHL Kelowna
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Montreal
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 9 Mikhail Sergachyov D RUS 6' 2" 221 OHL Windsor
3 70 William Bitten C CAN 5' 10" 164 OHL Flint
4 100 Victor Mete D CAN 5' 9" 174 OHL London
5 124 Casey Staum D USA 5' 11" 174 High MN Hill-Murray
6 160 Michael Pezzetta C CAN 6' 1" 204 OHL Sudbury
7 187 Arvid Henrikson D SWE 6' 3" 176 Sweden Jr U18 AIK U18
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Nashville
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 17 Dante Fabbro D CAN 6' 0" 192 BCHL Penticton
2 47 Samuel Girard D CAN 5' 9" 160 QMJHL Shawinigan
3 76 Rem Pitlick C CAN 5' 9" 196 USHL Muskegon
3 78 Frederic Allard D CAN 6' 0" 183 QMJHL Chicoutimi
4 108 Hardy Haman Aktell D SWE 6' 3" 198 Sweden Jr U18 Skelleftea U18
5 138 Patrick Harper C USA 5' 7" 150 High CT Avon Old Farms
6 168 Konstantin Volkov G RUS 6' 3" 211 Russia Jr SKA St Petersburg 2
7 198 Adam Smith D CAN 6' 1" 195 WCHA Bowning Green
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New Jersey
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 12 Michael McLeod C CAN 6' 2" 185 OHL Mississauga
2 41 Nathan Bastian RW CAN 6' 3" 206 OHL Mississauga
3 73 Joseph Anderson RW USA 5' 11" 202 USHL USA U-18
3 80 Brandon Gignac C CAN 5' 10" 170 QMJHL Shawinigan
4 102 Mikhail Maltsev LW RUS 6' 3" 198 Russia Jr Team Russia U18
4 105 Evan Cormier G CAN 6' 2" 214 OHL Saginaw
5 132 Yegor Rykov D RUS 6' 1" 205 Russia Jr SKA St Petersburg 2
6 162 Jesper Bratt LW RW SWE 5' 9" 170 Sweden 2 AIK
7 192 Jeremy Davies D CAN 5' 10" 180 USHL Bloomington
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Islanders
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 19 Kieffer Bellows LW USA 6' 0" 197 USHL USA U-18
4 95 Anatoli Golyshev LW RUS 5' 8" 178 Russia Yekaterinburg
4 120 Otto Koivula LW FIN 6' 3" 219 Finnland Jr Ilves Jr
6 170 Collin Adams LW USA 5' 8" 172 USHL Muskegon
7 193 Nick Pastujov LW USA 6' 0" 202 USHL USA U-18
7 198 David Quenneville D CAN 5' 8" 182 WHL Medicine Hat
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Rangers
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
3 81 Sean Day D BE 6' 2" 231 OHL Mississauga
4 98 Tarmo Reunanen D FIN 5' 11" 178 Finland Jr TPS Jr
5 141 Timothy Gettinger LW USA 6' 5" 202 OHL Sault Ste Marie
6 171 Gabriel Fontaine C CAN 6' 1" 179 QMJHL Rouyn-Noranda
6 174 Tyler Wall G CAN 6' 3" 202 GOJHL Leamington
7 201 Ty Ronning RW CAN 5' 8" 167 WHL Vancouver
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Ottawa
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 11 Logan Brown C USA 6' 6" 208 OHL Windsor
2 42 Jonathan Dahlen C SWE 5' 10" 183 Sweden 2 Timra
4 103 Todd Burgess RW USA 6' 2" 178 NAHL Fairbanks
5 133 Maxime Lajoie D CAN 6' 0" 180 WHL Swift Current
6 163 Markus Nurmi RW FIN 6' 4" 176 Finland Jr TPS Jr
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Philadelphia
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 22 German Rubtsov C RUS 6' 0" 190 Russia Jr Team Russia U18
2 36 Pascal Laberge C CAN 6' 1" 174 QMJHL Victoriaville
2 48 Carter Hart G CAN 6' 1" 176 WHL Everett
2 52 Wade Allison RW CAN 6' 1" 204 USHL Tri-City
3 82 Carsen Twarynski LW CAN 6' 2" 196 WHL Calgary
4 109 Connor Bunnamen C CAN 6' 1" 208 OHL Kitchener
5 139 Linus Hogberg D SWE 6' 1" 176 Sweden Jr Vaxjo Jr
6 169 Tanner Laczynski C USA 6' 0" 190 USHL Lincoln
6 172 Anthony Salinitri C CAN 5' 10" 168 OHL Sarnia
7 199 David Bernhardt D SWE 6' 3" 203 Sweden Jr Djurgarden Jr
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Pittsburgh
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
2 55 Filip Gustavsson G SWE 6' 1" 190 Sweden Jr Lulea Jr
2 61 Kasper Bjorkqvist RW FIN 6' 1" 198 Finland Jr Blues Jr
3 77 Connor Hall D CAN 6' 2" 190 OHL Kitchener
4 121 Ryan Jones D USA 6' 1" 186 USHL Lincoln
5 151 Niclas Almari D FIN 6' 1" 167 Finland Jr Jokerit Jr
6 181 Joseph Masonius D USA 6' 0" 190 H-East U of Connecticut
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San Jose
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
2 60 Dylan Gambrell C USA 5' 11" 179 NCHC U of Denver
4 111 Noah Gregor C CAN 5' 11" 175 WHL Moose Jaw
5 150 Manuel Wiederer C DEU 6' 0" 171 QMJHL Moncton
6 180 Mark Shoemaker D CAN 6' 2" 208 OHL North Bay
7 210 Joachim Blichfeld LW RW DNK 6' 2" 176 Sweden Malmo Jr
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St Louis
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 26 Tage Thompson C USA 6' 5" 195 H-East U of Connecticut
2 35 Jordan Kyrou C CAN 6' 0" 169 OHL Sarnia
2 59 Evan Fitzpatrick G CAN 6' 2" 203 QMJHL Sherbrooke
4 119 Tanner Kaspick C CAN 6' 0" 203 WHL Brandon
5 125 Nolan Stevens C CAN 6' 2" 183 H-East Northeastern
5 144 Conner Bleackley C CAN 6' 0" 192 WHL Red Deer
7 209 Nikolaj Krag Christensen C LW DNK 6' 3" 201 Denmark Rodovre
7 211 Filip Helt LW CZE 6' 1" 176 CZREP Jr Litvinov Jr
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Tampa Bay
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 27 Brett Howden C CAN 6' 2" 190 WHL Moose Jaw
2 37 Libor Hajek D CZE 6' 1" 205 WHL Saskatoon
2 44 Boris Katchouk LW CAN 6' 1" 190 OHL Sault Ste Marie
2 58 Taylor Raddysh RW CAN 6' 1" 203 OHL Erie
3 88 Connor Ingram G CAN 6' 0" 212 WHL Kamloops
4 118 Ross Colton C USA 5' 11" 190 USHL Cedar Rapids
5 148 Christopher Paquette C CAN 6' 1" 207 OHL Niagara
6 175 Oleg Sosunov D RUS 6' 8" 230 Russia Jr 2 LOKO-YUNIOR YAROSLAV
7 206 Otto Somppi C FIN 6' 0" 189 QMJHL Halifax
7 208 Ryan Lohin C USA 5' 11" 193 USHL Waterloo
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Toronto
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 1 Auston Matthews C USA 6' 2" 216 Swiss Zurich
2 31 Yegor Korshkov RW RUS 6' 4" 180 Russia Yaroslavl
2 57 Carl Grundstrom RW SWE 5' 11" 195 Sweden Modo
3 62 Joseph Woll G USA 6' 2" 202 USHL USA U-18
3 72 James Greenway D USA 6' 5" 204 USHL USA U-18
4 92 Adam Brooks C CAN 5' 10" 174 WHL Regina
4 101 Keaton Middleton D CAN 6' 5" 235 OHL Saginaw
5 122 Vladimir Bobylev RW RUS 6' 2" 202 WHL Victoria
6 152 Jonathan Walker D USA 5' 10" 179 WHL Victoria
6 179 Nicolas Mattinen D CAN 6' 4" 220 OHL London
7 182 Nikolai Chebykin LW RUS 6' 0" 183 Russia MVD Balashikha 2
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Vancouver
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 5 Olli Juolevi D FIN 6' 2" 188 OHL London
3 64 William Lockwood RW USA 5' 11" 171 USHL USA U-18
5 140 Cole Candella D CAN 6' 1" 189 OHL Hamilton
6 154 Jakob Stukel LW CAN 5' 11" 182 WHL Calgary
7 184 Rodrigo Abols C LVA 6' 4" 188 WHL Portland
7 194 Brett McKenzie C CAN 6' 1" 190 OHL North Bay
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Washington
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 28 Lucus Johansen D CAN 6' 1" 175 WHL Kelowna
3 87 Garrett Pilon C CAN 5' 10" 175 WHL Kamloops
4 117 Damien Riat LW CHE 6' 0" 172 Swiss Geneve
5 145 Beck Malenstyn LW CAN 6' 1" 190 WHL Calgary
5 147 Axel Jonsson-Fjallby LW SWE 6' 0" 170 Sweden Jr Djurgarden Jr
6 177 Chase Priskie D USA 6' 0" 185 ECAC Quinnipiac
7 207 Dmitriy Zaitsev D RUS 6' 0" 184 NAHL WBS Knights
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Winnipeg
Round Overall Name Position Country Height Weight League Team
1 2 Patrik Laine RW FIN 6' 3" 201 Finland Tappara
1 18 Logan Stanley D CAN 6' 7" 224 OHL Windsor
3 79 Luke Green D CAN 6' 0" 186 QMJHL Saint John
4 97 Jacob Cederholm D SWE 6' 3" 195 Sweden Jr HV 71 Jr
5 127 Jordan Stallard C CAN 6' 1" 179 WHL Calgary
6 157 Mikhail Berdin G RUS 6' 1" 163 Russia Jr Team Russia U18
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