NHL Draft: 1st Round Breakdown

There were 30 players taken in the first round (obvioulsy).  Here is a breakdown of what happened in a few different ways:


Forwards:  21

Defensemen: 9

Goalies:  0


Source League:

CHL:  22 – (QMJHL – 6; OHL – 8; WHL – 8)

KHL: 2

SWE: 3

FIN:  2


Team with multiple players drafted from:  London Knights (3), Halifax Mooseheads (2), Rimouski Oceanic (2)


Country of Birth:

CAN: 17

USA: 4

FIN: 2

SWE: 2

RUS: 2

AUS: 2

CZE: 1


Size of Players:

Players under 6′: 8

Players 6′ to 6’3:  16

Players over 6’3″: 6


Tallest Player: Samuel Morin (6’6″)

Shortest Player: Max Domi (5’9″)


Trades involving NHL players: 

Cory Schneider goes from Vancouver to New Jersey for the Devils’ 9th overall pick

Nino Niederreiter goes from NYI to Minnesota for Cal Clutterbuck and a 3rd round pick

Dave Bolland goes from Chicago to Toronto for 3 draft picks (2 in 2013, 1 in 2014)

Jamie McBain and a draft pick from Carolina to Buffalo for Andrej Sekera

Justin Falk traded from Minnesota to New York Rangers for Benn Ferriero and a draft pick

Tyler Kennedy from Pittsburgh to San Jose for a 2nd round pick

Topics: 1st Round Picks, By The Numbers, NHL Draft

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