The NHL Entry Draft is this weekend and big things are already beginning to happen behind the scenes, we’ll have all the information right here!
**Both lists will be updated periodically with more up to date infromation**
Trades and Signings
The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded D Luke Schenn to the Philadelphia Flyers for LW James Van Riemsdyk.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded D Zbynek Michalek to the Phoenix Coyotes for D Harrison Ruopp, G Marc Cheverie, and the 81st overall pick in the 2012 draft.
The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired the rights to LW Benoit Pouliot and RW Michel Ouellet from the Boston Bruins for the 131st overall pick in the 2012 draft.
The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed C Matt Duchene to a 2-year/$7M contract.
The Toronto Maple Leafs trade the rights to G Jonas Gustavsson to the Winnipeg Jets for a conditional 7th round draft pick in 2013.
The Philadelphia Flyers trade G Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for the Blue Jackets’ No. 45 and No. 117 picks in this year’s draft along with a fourth-round pick in 2013.
The Dallas Stars trade forward Mike Ribeiro to the Washington Capitals for forward Cody Eakin and a second-round pick, 54th overall, in the 2012 Draft.
The Anaheim Ducks trade D Lubomir Visnovsky to the New York Islanders for a second-round pick in the 2013 Draft.
The Pittsburgh Penguins trade Jordan Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for Carolina’s 8th pick overall in this Draft, Brandon Sutter, Brian Doumoulin
The Calgary Flames trade their 14th pick to Buffalo Sabres for Sabres 21st and 42nd, all in this year’s draft.
No. 8 Pick – Carolina Hurricanes to Pittsburgh Penguins (C Jordan Staal from Pittsburgh to Carolina for the Hurricanes’ 2012 first round pick, C Brandon Sutter and D Brian Dumoulin).
No. 11 Pick – Colorado Avalanche to Washington Capitals (G Semyon Varlamov from Washington to Colorado for the Avalanche’s 2012 first round pick and a second round pick in either 2012 or 2013).
No. 14 Pick – Calgary Flames to Buffalo Sabres (No 14 to Buffalo, picks No. 21 and 42 to Calgary)
No. 19 Pick – Detroit Red Wings to Tampa Bay Lightning (D Kyle Quincey to Detroit for the Red Wings 2012 first round pick and defenceman Sebastien Piche).
No. 21 Pick – Nashville Predators to Buffalo Sabres (F Paul Gaustad and a fourth-round pick to Nashville for the Predators 2012 first round pick).
Draftees by team:
Edmonton Oilers –
1st – RW Nail Yakupov, Sarnia | 32nd – LW Mitchell Moroz, Edmonton | 63rd – LW Jujhar Khaira, Prince George | 91st – LW Daniil Zharkov, Belleville | 93rd – D Erik Gustafsson, Djurgarden | 123rd – Joey LaLeggia, Denver | 153rd – John McCarron, Cornell |
Columbus Blue Jackets
2nd – D Ryan Murray, Everett | 31st – G Oscar Dansk, Brynas Jr. | 62nd – G Joonas Korpisalo, Jokerit Jr. | 95th – RW Josh Anderson, London | 152nd – RW Daniel Zaar, Rogle Jr. | 182nd – D Gianluca Curcuruto, Sault Ste. Marie
3rd – C Alex Galchenyuk, Sarnia | 33rd RW Sebastien Collberg, Frolunda | 51st – D Dalton Thrower, Saskatoon | 64th – LW Tim Bozon, Kamloops | 94th – C Brady Vail, Windsor | 122nd – LW Charles Hudon, Chicoutimi | 154th – LW Erik Nystrom, Modo Jr. |
New York Islanders
4th – D Griffin Reinhart, Edmonton | 34th – Ville Pokkaa, Karpat | 65th – D Adam Pelech, Erie | 103rd – D Loic Leduc, Cape-Breton | 125th – D Doyle Somerby, Kimball Union | 155th – D Jesse Graham, Niagara | 185th – D Jake Bischoff, Grand Rapids
Toronto Maple Leafs
5th – D Morgan Rielly, Moose Jaw | 35th – D Matthew Finn, Guelph | 126th – C Dominic Toninato, Duluth East | 156th – RW Connor Brown, Erie | 157th – C Ryan Rupert, London | 209th – D Viktor Loov, Sodertalje
6th – D Hampus Lindholm, Rogle Jr. | 36th – Nicolas Kerdiles, USA U-18 | 97th – C Kevin Roy, Lincoln | 108th – D Andrew O’Brien, Chicoutimi | 127th – D Brian Cooper, Fargo | 187th – D Kenton Helgesen, Calgary | 210th – D Jaycob Megna, Nebraska-Omaha
7th – D Matthew Dumba, Red Deer | 68th – D John Draeger, Shattuck-St. Mary’s | 98th – C Adam Gilmour, Nobles | 128th – D Daniel Gunnarsson, Lulea | 158th – C Christoph Bertschy, Bern |
8th – D Derrick Pouliot, Portland | 22nd – D Olli Maatta, London | 52nd – C Theodor Blueger, Shattuck-St Mary’s | 77th – C Chandler Stephenson, Regina | 81st – C Oskar Sundqvist, Skelleftea Jr. | 83rd – G Matthew Murray, Sault Ste. Marie | 92nd – C Matia Marcantuoni, Kitchener | 143rd – D Clark Seymour, Peterborough | 173rd – RW Anton Zlobin, Shawinigan
9th – D Jacob Trouba, USNTDP | 39th – C Lukas Sutter, Saskatoon | 70th – RW Scott Kosmachuk, Guelph | 130th – G Connor Hellebuyck, Odessa | 160th – C Ryal Olsen, Saskatoon | 190th – G Jamie Phillips, Toronto JC
Tampa Bay Lightning
10th – D Slater Koekkoek, Peterborough | 19th G – Andrei Vasilevski, Ufa Tolpar | 40th – D Dylan Blujus, Brampton | 53rd – RW Brian Hart, Exeter | 71st – C Tanner Richard, Guelph | 101st – C Cedric Paquette, Blainville-Boisbriand | 161st – D Jake Dotchin, Owen Sound | 202nd – LW Nikita Gusev, CSKA-2
11th – LW Filip Forsberg, Leksand | 16th – RW Thomas Wilson, Plymouth | 100th – C Thomas di Pauli USA U-18 | 107th – RW Austin Wuthrich, Notre Dame | 137th – D Connor Carrick, USA U-18 | 167th – RW Riley Barber, USA U-18 |195th – D Christian Djoos, Brynas Jr. | 197th – D Jaynen Rissling, Calgary | 203rd – G Sergei Kostenko, Novokuznetsk
12th – C Mikhail Grigorenko, Quebec | 14th – C Zemgus Girgensons, Dubuque | 44th – D Jake McCabe, University of Wisconsin | 73rd – C Justin Kea, Saginaw | 133rd – C Logan Nelson, Victoria | 163rd – G Linus Ullmark, Modo Jr. | 193rd – D Brady Austin, Belleville | 204th – C Judd Peterson, Duluth Marshall
13th – C Radek Faksa, Kitchener | 43rd – D Ludwig Bystrom, Modo Jr. | 54th – C Mike Winther, Prince Albert | 74th – D Esa Lindell, Jokerit Jr. | 104th – C Gernel Smith, Owen Sound | 134th – RW Branden Troock, Seattle | 144th – G Henri Kiviaho, Kalpa Jr. | 194th – D Jonatan Neilson, Linkoping Jr.
15th – D Cody Ceci, Ottawa | 76th – G Chris Driedger, Calgary | 82nd – C Jarrod Maidens, Owen Sound | 106th – D Timothy Boyle, Nobles | 166th – G Francois Brassard, Quebec | 196th – D Mikael Wikstrand, Mora
San Jose Sharks
17th – C Tomas Hertl, Slavia Praha | 55th – C Chris Tierney, London | 109th – RW Christophe Lalancette, Acadie-Bathurst | 138th – C Daniel O’Regan, St. Sebastian | 168th – D Clifford Watson, Sioux City | 198th – D Joakin Ryan, Cornell
18th – LW Teuvo Teravainen | 48th – D Dillon Fournier, Rouyn-Noranda | 79th – RW Chris Calnan, Nobles | 139th – LW Garett Ross, Saginaw | 149th – D Travis Brown, Moose Jaw | 169th – C Vincent Hinostroza, Waterloo | 191st – G Brandon Whitney, Victoriaville | 199th – G Matt Tompkins, Sherwood Park
20th – C Scott Laughton, Oshawa | 45th – G Anthony Stolarz, Corpus Christi | 78th – D Shane Gostisbehere, Union College | 111th – D Fredrik Larsson, Brynas | 141st – D Reece Willcox, Merritt | 201st – D Valeri Vasiliev, Spartak 2
21st – C Mark Jankowski, Stanstead | 42nd – D Patrick Seiloff, USA U-18 | 75th – G John Gillies, Indiana | 105th – D Brett Kulak, Vancouver | 124th – D Ryan Culkin, Quebec | 165th – LW Coda Gordon, Swift Current | 186th – F Matthew Deblouw
23rd – D Michael Matheson, Dubuque | 84th – C Steven Hodges, Victoria | 114th – LW Alexander Delnov, Mytischi 2 | 174th – F Francis Beauvillier, Rimouski
24th – G Malcolm Subban, Belleville | 85th – D Matthew Grzelcyk, USA U-18 | 131st – C Seth Griffith, London | 145th – RW Cody Payne, Plymouth | 175th – D Matthew Benning, Spruce Grove | 205th – LW Colton Hargrove, Fargo
St. Louis Blues
25th – D Jordan Schmaltz, Green Bay | 56th – RW Samuel Kurker, St. John’s Prep | 67th – LW Mackenzie Maceachern, Brother Rice | 86th – D Colten Parayko, Fort McMurray | 116th – D Nicholas Walters, Everett | 146th – G Francois Tremblay, Val D’or | 176th – D Petteri Lindbohm, Jokerit Jr. | 206th – C Tyrell Seaman, Brandon
26th – C Brendan Gaunce, Belleville | 57th – LW Alexandre Mallet, Rimouski | 147th – D Ben Hutton, Nepean |177th – LW Wesley Myron, Victoria | 207th – LW Matthew Beattie, Exeter
27th – RW Henrik Samuelsson, Edmonton | 58th – LW Jordin Martinook, Vancouver | 88th – D James Melindy, Moncton | 102nd – D Rhett Holland, Okotoks | 148th – D Niklas Tikkinen, Blues Jr. | 178th – LW Samuel Fejes, Shattuck-St. Mary’s | 184th – G Mark Langhamer, Pardubice Jr. | 208th – D Justin Hache, Shawinigan
New York Rangers
28th – D Brady Skeji, USNTDP | 59th – C Cristoval Nieves, Kent School | 119th – D Calle Andersson, Farjestad Jr. |
New Jersey Devils
29th – C Stefan Matteau, USNTDP | 60th – D Damon Seversson, Kelowna | 90th – F Ben Johnson, Windsor | 96th – LW Ben Thomson, Kitchener | 135th – C Graham Black, Swift Current | 150th – C Alexander Kerfoot, Coquitlam | 180th – F Arthur Gavrus, Owen Sound
Los Angeles Kings
30th – LW Tanner Pearson, Barrie | 121st – LW Nikolay Prokhorkin, CSKA 2 | 151st – D Colin Miller, Sault Ste. Marie | 171st – RW Tomas Hyka, Gatineau | 181st – D Paul Ladue, Lincoln | 211th – D Nick Ebert, Windsor