2011 NHL Entry Draft Recap

 

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2011 NHL ENTRY DRAFT RECAP

 

The dust has settled on the floor of the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, as the 2011 NHL Entry Draft has completed.  The hometown Minnesota Wild made the first big splash at the draft, trading Brent Burns to the San Jose Sharks.  The rest of the NHL Entry Draft weekend saw more trades, a lot of picks, and the loud and celebrated return of the Winnipeg Jets.  To find out everything that went down at the center of the universe, the winners and losers, continue on after the jump.

 

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St. Louis Blues 2011 NHL Draft Picks

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2011 St. Louis Blues NHL Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the St. Louis Blues drafted, after the jump.

 

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Nashville Predators 2011 Draft Picks

 

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2011 Nashville Predators Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the Nashville Predators drafted, after the jump.

 

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Columbus Blue Jackets 2011 Draft Picks

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2011 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the Columbus Blue Jackets drafted, after the jump.

 

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Winnipeg Jets 2011 Draft Picks

2011 Winnipeg Jets NHL Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the Winnipeg Jets drafted, after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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Minnesota Wild 2011 Draft Picks

2011 Minnesota Wild NHL Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the Minnesota Wild drafted, after the jump.

 

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Detroit Red Wings 2011 Draft Picks

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2011 Detroit Red Wings Draft Picks

 

The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is completed, and all seven rounds are in the books.  Before we look ahead to free agency in the National Hockey League, let’s take a look at a team by team synopsis of all of this year’s draft picks.  Find out who they are, what to expect from them, and when you can expect to see them putting on a sweater in the NHL. Also, each team will be graded on their overall performance during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.   Let’s find out who the Detroit Red Wings drafted, after the jump.

 

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Chicago Blackhawks 2011 Draft Picks

Minnesota Wild Trade Brent Burns To San Jose Sharks

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Burns, Pick Sent To Sharks For Setoguchi, Prospect, 1st Round Pick

 

The Minnesota Wild swung a blockbuster trade during round one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, trading All Star defenseman Brent Burns to the San Jose Sharks.  In return for Burns and a second round pick in next year’s draft, the Wild received winger Devin Setoguchi, prospect Charlie Coyle, and the 28th pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.  The Minnesota Wild then drafted center Zack Phillips with the 28th selection.  To find out why the Wild traded Burns, and how the deal affects the roster, find out after the jump.

 

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2011 NHL Mock Draft – Round 1 (v3.0)

 

 

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2011 MOCK NHL ENTRY DRAFT v3.0


While the quest for this year’s Stanley Cup has been completed by the Boston Bruins, the rest of the NHL is gearing up for next season’s potential championship season.  The first task in the offseason is the NHL Entry Draft, this year held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.   Who will go where?  How will your team meet its needs?  It’s all part of the intrigue of draft day and the 2011 NHL Entry draft, June 24 and 25.  To hold you over until the first pick is announced, here’s a fresh mock draft to hold you over.   Let’s put the Edmonton Oilers on the clock.  To find out who they pick, and every other NHL team pick, read after the jump.

 

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2011 NHL Mock Draft

 

2011 Mock NHL Entry Draft

 

While the chase for this year’s Stanley Cup is running at full throttle, the rest of the NHL is gearing up for next season’s potential championship season.  The first task in the offseason is the NHL Entry Draft, this year held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.   Who will go where?  How will your team meet its needs?  It’s all part of the intrigue of draft day.   Let’s put the Edmonton Oilers on the clock.  To find out who they pick, and every other NHL team pick, read after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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