2016 NHL Mock Draft: March Edition

This years NHL draft looks to be a top heavy one but there are some sleeper prospects late in the draft that can make an impact in the future. Auston Matthews headlines the draft but the two Finnish stars Laine and Pujujarvi aren’t too far behind.

I ran the NHL Lottery Simulator one time and here are the results….

1. Arizona Coyotes- Auston Matthews/ZSC/Center

2. Toronto Maple Leafs- Patrik Laine/Tappara/Right Wing

3. Columbus Blue Jackets- Jesse Puljujarvi/Karpat/Right Wing

4. Edmonton Oilers- Jakob Chychrun/Sarnia/Defensemen

5. Calgary Flames- Matthew Tkachuk/London/Left Wing

6. Winnipeg Jets- Pierre-Luc Dubois/Cape Breton/Center

7. Buffalo Sabres- Olli Juolevi/London/Defensemen

8. Vancouver Canucks- Mikhail Sergachyev/Windsor/Defensemen

9. Montreal Canadiens- Alex Nylander/Mississauga/Right Wing

10. Ottawa Senators- Mike McLeod/Mississauga/Center

11. New Jersey Devils- Clayton Keller/USAU18/Center

12. Colorado Avalanche- Jake Bean/Calgary/Defensemen

13. Carolina Hurricanes- Tyson Jost/Penicton/Center

14. Philadelphia Flyers- Julien Gauthier/Val-d’Or/Right Wing

15. Minnesota Wild- German Rubstov/RussiaU18/Center

16. Detroit Red Wings- Dante Fabbro/Penicton/Defensemen

17. Toronto Maple Leafs via Pittsburgh- Charlie McAvoy/Boston U./Defensemen

18. Nashville Predators- Logan Brown/Windsor/Center

19. Boston Bruins via San Jose- Keiffer Bellows/Sioux Falls/Center

20. New York Islanders- Max Jones/London/Left Wing

21. Anaheim Ducks- Rasmus Asplund/Farjestad/Center

22. Arizona Coyotes via New York Rangers- Luke Kunin/U. of Wisconsin/Center

23. Tampa Bay Lightning- Riley Tufte/Blaine/Left Wing

24. Florida Panthers- Libor Hajek/Saskatoon/Defensemen

25. Carolina Hurricanes via Los Angeles- Johnathan Dahlen/Timra/Center

26. Boston Bruins- Tage Thompson/UCONN/Center

27. Winnipeg Jets via Chicago- Tyler Benson/Vancouver/Left Wing

28. St. Louis Blues- Carl Grundstrom/Modo/Left Wing

29. Dallas Stars- Dillon Dube/Kelowna/Center

30. Washington Capitals- Nathan Bastian/Mississauga/Center

About the Author

Terry Bechakas
I am the co-creator of Dynasty League Hockey and I enjoy talking hockey at anytime. Dynasty Leagues along with scouting are a passion of mine.

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