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2011 NHL Draft Results – Round 2

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7.0 D D 6-3 200 lbs. Edmonton Oilers

Musil brings some mobility and lots of toughness to the Oilers blue line.

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7.0 C RW 5-11 175 lbs. St. Louis Blues

An excellent puck-mover, Rattie is a very creative forward who should nicely complement the already young and talent group of forwards in the Blues organization. (from COL)

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8.0 C C 5-6 161 lbs. Florida Panthers

One of the most talented players in the draft, Grimaldi fell to the second round because of his diminutive 5'6 stature.

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7.0 C D 6-4 200 lbs. New York Islanders

Mayfield brings a solid blend of size and skating ability to the Isles blue line.

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7.5 B RW 6-2 193 lbs. Detroit Red Wings

The Slovakia winger is a competent goal-scorer who possesses many of the traits the Red Wings desire in their forward prospects. (from OTT)

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7.0 C D 5-11 190 lbs. Chicago Blackhawks

Clendening is a composed, highly mobile blueliner with an offensive bend to his game. (from WPG)

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7.5 B C 6-1 205 lbs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Jenner is a hard-working, two-way forward that could fill a variety of roles for the Jackets.

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7.5 D G 6-5 196 lbs. Nashville Predators

In Hellberg the Preds add to their already nice stockpile of big-bodied, talented goaltenders. (from NJ)

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8.0 C G 6-3 210 lbs. Anaheim Ducks

Gibson brings a lot of size and pedigree to a position of question for the Ducks organization. (from TOR)

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7.5 C C 5-10 188 lbs. Boston Bruins

Able to play all forward positions, Khokhlachev is an immensely skilled Russian forward who could end up going down as one of the steals of the draft. (from MIN)

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7.0 C RW 6-3 198 lbs. St. Louis Blues

An immensely talented offensive forward, Jaskin has the size and disposition to develop into a solid power forward.

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7.0 C C 6-2 194 lbs. Carolina Hurricanes

Once considered one of the top prospects available in the draft, Rask saw his stock drop due to an inconsistent season. He should at least develop into a solid two-way contributor for Carolina.

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7.5 B LW 6-2 211 lbs. Chicago Blackhawks

Another top rated prospect at the beginning of the season who dropped because of inconsistency, Saad brings a mix of size and skill to the Blackhawks organization.(from CGY)

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7.5 C RW 6-3 209 lbs. Dallas Stars

Ritchie brings a blend of size and skill that should allow him to develop into a capable top-nine power forward.

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7.0 C C 5-11 175 lbs. Calgary Flames

 

A slick Finnish forward, Granlund is currently a little undersized but with some physical maturity, could develop into a capable second-line center for the Flames.
(from NYR)

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6.5 C D 6-5 208 lbs. St. Louis Blues

Standing at almost 6'5", Edmundson brings a blend of toughness and physicality to the Blues organization. (from BUF)

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7.5 C LW 5-11 192 lbs. San Jose Sharks

Nieto is a bit of a project forward at this point but brings a blend of hard-work and dynamic offensive ability to the Sharks organization. (from MTL)

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7.0 C D 6-0 187 lbs. Detroit Red Wings

A mobile, puck-moving defenseman with good vision and hockey sense, Ouellet possesses a nearly ideal skill-set for the Detroit Red Wings. (from CHI)

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6.5 C G 6-1 193 lbs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Gibson brings even more depth to a position of already great strength for the Kings organization.

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6.5 C C 6-2 196 lbs. New York Islanders

A center with very good offensive skills and hockey sense, Sundstrom projects as a solid two-way forward. (from MTL)

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6.0 C RW 6-1 183 lbs. Arizona Coyotes

A hard-working two-way forward with some decent pedigree, Ruuttu will not wow anyone in any particular facet of the game but plays well in whatever situation he is put in.

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6.5 c LW 5-11 205 lbs. Nashville Predators

More than held his own as a 17-year-old playing in the SM-liiga Salomaki is a hard-working two-way forward with an offensive bend to his game

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7.0 C C 6-0 176 lbs. Anaheim Ducks

A smart hockey player with good wheels, Karlsson could develop into a solid top-nine forward for the Ducks.

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7.0 B D 6-2 205 lbs. Pittsburgh Penguins

A mobile defenseman who loves to make life difficult for the opposition, Harrington has an underrated offensive game and should be a solid addition to a deep stable of Penguin defenders.

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7.0 C D 6-3 175 lbs. Detroit Red Wings

Sproul is a mobile offensively gifted defenseman who also brings decent size to the Red Wings organization.

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7.0 B LW 6-1 197 lbs. Arizona Coyotes

Lessio is an offensively gifted forward who plays with a bit of a nasty streak. (from PHI)

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6.5 B D 6-1 203 lbs. Calgary Flames

A physical defenseman, Wotherspoon has okay skating ability and could develop into a solid shutdown defenseman. (from WSH)

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7.5 B RW 6-0 165 lbs. Tampa Bay Lightning

A brilliant offensive forward, Kucherov fell in the draft because of the 'Russian Factor' and could end up being one of the biggest steals of the 2011 NHL draft.

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7.0 D D 6-3 189 lbs.

A safe pick, Bengtsson already has the look of a solid mid-bottom pairing defenseman but has the raw upside to be much more.(from SJ)

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7.0 C LW 6-2 183 lbs. Minnesota Wild

A talented forward with great pedigree, Lucia's upside is still fairly unknown but he has a great combination of size, skating, and puck-skills.

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