NHL Draft Coverage Center

2015 NHL Draft Results – Round 1

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10.0 B C 6-1 187 lbs. Edmonton Oilers

Generational talent by all accounts. Not a flaw to be found.

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9.0 B C 6-2 194 lbs. Buffalo Sabres

Size, skill, smarts, and relentless work-ethic. The whole package.

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8.5 C C 6-3 187 lbs. Arizona Coyotes

Has the potential to become a dominant first-line franchise center.

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8.5 C RW 5-11 164 lbs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Fast centre with a great shot, and top-tier playmaking ability.

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8.0 B D 6-3 205 lbs. Carolina Hurricanes

Solid two-way defenceman. Will be an NHL top-pairing man very soon.

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8.0 B C 6-3 200 lbs. New Jersey Devils

Possesses great puck skills and is one of the best shooters in the draft.

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8.0 B D 6-0 200 lbs. Philadelphia Flyers

Dangerous, heads-up defenseman with speed and presence.

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8.5 C D 6-2 215 lbs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Offensive defenseman that makes quick plays, has a good shot, and a strong upper body.

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8.0 C RW 6-1 209 lbs. San Jose Sharks

Dynamic blend of skating ability, finesse, and physical versatility.

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8.0 C RW 6-4 195 lbs. Colorado Avalanche

Incredible hands, nimble feet, and a head for the game. Will be a force if he learns to use his size to his advantage.

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8.0 C LW 6-4 211 lbs. Florida Panthers

Diligent two-way forward and a talented playmaker, as well as a tenacious competitor.

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7.5 D RW 6-2 190 lbs. Dallas Stars

Quick, skilled and intimidating forward winger with a great shot.

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8.0 B D 6-2 185 lbs. Boston Bruins

Big, slick-skating offensive defenseman who can both distribute the puck and shoot it with accuracy.

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7.5 C LW 6-0 177 lbs. Boston Bruins

Quick, intelligent two-way winger with good vision and a nice shot.

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7.0 C RW 6-1 194 lbs. Boston Bruins

Cerebral wingers that has great feet, and makes creative moves in the offensive zone.

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8.0 C C 6-0 177 lbs. New York Islanders

Creative play-maker with an excellent release.

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8.0 C C 6-1 175 lbs. Winnipeg Jets

Creative two-way centre with pro skating ability and an accurate shot.

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8.0 C D 6-2 180 lbs. Ottawa Senators

Smart two-way defenseman with great feet and a reliable all-around game.

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8.0 C LW 6-3 205 lbs. Detroit Red Wings

Offensive winger with a soft hands and a deadly release.

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8.0 C C 6-2 180 lbs. Minnesota Wild

Elite shot, soft hands, and an extremely competitive nature.

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8.0 C C 5-11 170 lbs. Ottawa Senators

Dynamic two-way player with offensive upside.

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8.0 C G 6-3 201 lbs. Washington Capitals

Top-ranked goaltender in the draft.

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8.0 C RW 6-0 191 lbs. Vancouver Canucks

Dynamic scoring winger with a good passing skills and a quick release.

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7.5 C C 5-10 174 lbs. Philadelphia Flyers

Aggressive, skilled centre with an NHL-quality release and feet that never stop moving.

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7.0 C C 6-1 182 lbs. Winnipeg Jets

Great skater with a high level of compete in the offensive zone. Terrific hockey sense.

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7.5 C D 6-2 174 lbs. Montreal Canadiens

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7.5 C D 6-2 190 lbs. Anaheim Ducks

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7.5 C LW 5-11 173 lbs. New York Islanders

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7.0 C D 6-4 183 lbs. Columbus Blue Jackets

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7.5 C RW 5-11 191 lbs. Arizona Coyotes