2015-16 NCAA commitments of NHL-drafted players

By DJ Powers
Kyle Connor - Winnipeg Jets; Brock Boeser - Vancouver Canucks - 2015 NHL Draft

Photo: NHL prospects Kyle Connor (Winnipeg Jets) and Brock Boeser (Vancouver Canucks) are two first round selections from the 2015 NHL Draft who are college-bound in 2015 (courtesy of Ken McKenna/HF)

 

 

Below is the list of all players taken in the 2015 NHL Draft whose commitment (verbally or otherwise) has been verified as of July 1st. Unless otherwise indicated, all players will play in the NCAA this fall. This list does not include players that played in the NCAA in 2014-15.

The NHL team that drafted the player is noted in parentheses.

First Round

17. (Winnipeg Jets) LW Kyle Connor – University of Michigan
21. (Ottawa Senators) C Colin White – Boston College
23. (Vancouver Canucks) RW Brock Boeser – University of North Dakota
25. (Winnipeg Jets) C Jack Roslovic – Miami University

 

Second Round

32. (Arizona Coyotes) RW Christian Fischer – University of Notre Dame
45. (Boston Bruins) C Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson – Boston University
50. (Minnesota Wild) LW Jordan Greenway – Boston University
61. (Toronto Maple Leafs) RW Jeremy Bracco – Boston College

 

Third Round

78. (Winnipeg Jets) LW Erik Foley – Providence College
80. (Anaheim Ducks) C Brent Gates – University of Minnesota
81. (Arizona Coyotes) LW Brendan Warren – University of Michigan
85. (Nashville Predators) C Thomas Novak – University of Minnesota
86. (San Jose Sharks) G Mike Robinson – University of New Hampshire [2016 or 2017]
90. (Philadelphia Flyers) G Matej Tomek – University of North Dakota [2015 or 2016]
91. (Chicago Blackhawks) D Dennis Gilbert – University of Notre Dame

 

Fourth Round

92. (Buffalo Sabres) D Will Borgen – St. Cloud State University
107. (Ottawa Senators) D Christian Wolanin – University of North Dakota
121. (Chicago Blackhawks) D Ryan Shea – Northeastern University [2016]

 

Fifth Round

126. (Carolina Hurricanes) LW Luke Stevens – Yale University [2016]
132. (Florida Panthers) C Karch Bachman – Miami University [2016]
133. (Dallas Stars) D Joseph Cecconi – University of Michigan
140. (Detroit Red Wings) C Chase Pearson – University of Maine [2016]
146. (St. Louis Blues) G Luke Opilka – University of Wisconsin
148. (Anaheim Ducks) C Troy Terry – University of Denver
149. (Vancouver Canucks) C Adam Gaudette – Northeastern University [2016]
150. (Tampa Bay Lightning) D Ryan Zuhlsdorf – University of Minnesota [2016 or 2017]

 

Sixth Round

153. (Tampa Bay Lightning) G Kris Oldham – University of Nebraska-Omaha [2016 or 2017]
154. (Edmonton Oilers) D John Marino – Harvard University [2016]
156. (Carolina Hurricanes) D Jake Massie – University of Massachusetts [2016]
158. (Philadelphia Flyers) RW Cooper Marody – University of Michigan
160. (San Jose Sharks) D Adam Parsells – University of Wisconsin [2017]
162. (Florida Panthers) RW Christopher Wilkie – University of North Dakota
168. (Winnipeg Jets) C Mason Appleton – Michigan State University [2015 or 2016]
169. (Carolina Hurricanes) C David Cotton – Boston College [2016]
170. (Detroit Red Wings) D Patrick Holway – University of Maine [2016]
171. (Minnesota Wild) D Nicholas Boka – University of Michigan
178. (Anaheim Ducks) D Stephen Ruggiero – Providence College [2015 or 2016]
179. (Anaheim Ducks) G Garrett Metcalf – University of Massachusetts-Lowell [2016]

 

Seventh Round

182. (Buffalo Sabres) D Ivan Chukarov – University of Massachusetts
190. (San Jose Sharks) C Marcus Vela – University of New Hampshire
192. (Florida Panthers) C Patrick Shea – University of Maine [2016]
193. (San Jose Sharks) G Jake Kupsky – Union College
195. (Boston Bruins) C Jack Becker – University of Wisconsin [2016]
197. (Pittsburgh Penguins) C Nikita Pavlychev – Penn State University [2015 or 2016]
199. (Ottawa Senators) G Joel Daccord – Arizona State University [2016]
204. (Minnesota Wild) D Jack Sadek – University of Minnesota [2016]
206. (Florida Panthers) G Ryan Bednard – Bowling Green State University [2016]

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