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2010 NHL Entry Draft

Location:Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA)Held:June 25-26, 2010
First Overall Pick:Taylor Hall (Oilers)Players With NHL Experience:107

The 2010 NHL Entry Draft was the 48th NHL Entry Draft, held on June 25–26, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, home arena of the Los Angeles Kings. This was the first time Los Angeles hosted the NHL Entry Draft. An unofficial record of 11 American-trained players were selected in the first round, starting with Jack Campbell and ending with Brock Nelson. The record was set in the 2006 and 2007 drafts, where 10 U.S.-trained players were selected in the first round.

Taylor Hall
Taylor Hall was selected first overall by the Edmonton Oilers

Who Are the Biggest Steals of the 2010 NHL Draft?

Who Are the Biggest Busts of the 2010 NHL Draft?

  • Erik Gudbranson (3rd overall by the Florida Panthers)
    • Never has scored more than four goals in a season
    • Only has a career-high of 13 points
  • Dylan McIlrath (10th overall by the New York Rangers)
    • Still trying to find his way in the NHL, more an injury replacement at this point
  • Joey Hishon (17th overall by the Colorado Avalanche)
    • Only 66 games in the NHL, has not played hockey anywhere since the 2017-18 season
  • Mark Visentin (27th overall by the Phoenix Coyotes)
    • Only played one game in the NHL
    • Bounced around the AHL for four seasons
    • Last seen during the 2017-18 season playing in Austria

Deeper Dive

2010 NHL Draft Selections By Round

First Round

#PlayerNHL Team
1Taylor Hall (LW)Edmonton Oilers
2Tyler Seguin (C)Boston Bruins (from Toronto)
3Erik Gudbranson (D)Florida Panthers
4Ryan Johansen (C)Columbus Blue Jackets
5Nino Niederreiter (LW)New York Islanders
6Brett Connolly (RW)Tampa Bay Lightning
7Jeff Skinner (C)Carolina Hurricanes
8Alexander Burmistrov (C)Atlanta Thrashers
9Mikael Granlund (C)Minnesota Wild
10Dylan McIlrath (D)New York Rangers
11Jack Campbell (G)Dallas Stars
12Cam Fowler (D)Anaheim Ducks
13Brandon Gormley (D)Phoenix Coyotes (from Calgary)
14Jaden Schwartz (C)St. Louis Blues
15Derek Forbort (D)Los Angeles Kings (from Boston via Florida)
16Vladimir Tarasenko (RW)St. Louis Blues (from Ottawa)
17Joey Hishon (C)Colorado Avalanche
18Austin Watson (RW)Nashville Predators
19Nick Bjugstad (C)Florida Panthers (from Los Angeles)
20Beau Bennett (RW)Pittsburgh Penguins
21Riley Sheahan (C)Detroit Red Wings
22Jarred Tinordi (D)Montreal Canadiens (from Phoenix)
23Mark Pysyk (D)Buffalo Sabres
24Kevin Hayes (RW)Chicago Blackhawks (from New Jersey via Atlanta)
25Quinton Howden (LW)Florida Panthers (from Vancouver)
26Evgeny Kuznetsov (C)Washington Capitals
27Mark Visentin (G)Phoenix Coyotes (from Montreal)
28Charlie Coyle (C/RW)San Jose Sharks
29Emerson Etem (RW)Anaheim Ducks (from Philadelphia)
30Brock Nelson (C)New York Islanders (from Chicago)
Evgeny Kuznetsov Washington Capitals
Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Second Round

#PlayerNHL Team
31Tyler Pitlick (C)Edmonton Oilers
32Jared Knight (C)Boston Bruins (from Toronto via Montreal, Chicago and Toronto)
33John McFarland (C)Florida Panthers
34Dalton Smith (LW)Columbus Blue Jackets
35Ludvig Rensfeldt (C)Chicago Blackhawks (from NY Islanders)
36Alex Petrovic (D)Florida Panthers (from Tampa Bay via Boston)
37Justin Faulk (D)Carolina Hurricanes
38Jon Merrill (D)New Jersey Devils (from Atlanta)
39Brett Bulmer (RW)Minnesota Wild
40Christian Thomas (RW)New York Rangers
41Patrik Nemeth (D)Dallas Stars
42Devante Smith-Pelly (RW)Anaheim Ducks
43Bradley Ross (LW)Toronto Maple Leafs (from Calgary via Chicago)
44Sebastian Wannstrom (C)St. Louis Blues
45Ryan Spooner (C)Boston Bruins
46Martin Marincin (D)Edmonton Oilers (from Ottawa via Carolina)
47Tyler Toffoli (RW)Los Angeles Kings (from Colorado)
48Curtis Hamilton (LW)Edmonton Oilers (from Nashville)
49Calvin Pickard (G)Colorado Avalanche (from Los Angeles)
50Connor Brickley (C)Florida Panthers (from Pittsburgh)
51Calle Jarnkrok (C)Detroit Red Wings
52Phil Lane (RW)Phoenix Coyotes
53Mark Alt (D)Carolina Hurricanes (from Buffalo via San Jose)
54Justin Holl (D)Chicago Blackhawks (from New Jersey via Atlanta)
55Petr Straka (F)Columbus Blue Jackets (from Vancouver via Buffalo)
56Johan Larsson (C)Minnesota Wild (from Washington)
57Oscar Lindberg (C)Phoenix Coyotes (from Montreal)
58Kent Simpson (G)Chicago Blackhawks (from San Jose via Ottawa and NY Islanders)
59Jason Zucker (RW)Minnesota Wild (from Philadelphia via Los Angeles and Florida)
60Stephen Johns (D)Chicago Blackhawks
Tyler Toffoli Los Angeles Kings
Tyler Toffoli, Los Angeles Kings (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Third Round

#PlayerNHL Team
61Ryan Martindale (C)Edmonton Oilers
62Greg McKegg (C)Toronto Maple Leafs
63Brock Beukeboom (D)Tampa Bay Lightning (from Florida via Los Angeles)
64Max Reinhart (C)Calgary Flames (from Columbus)
65Kirill Kabanov (LW)New York Islanders
66Radko Gudas (D)Tampa Bay Lightning
67Danny Biega (D)Carolina Hurricanes
68Jerome Gauthier-Leduc (D)Buffalo Sabres (from Atlanta)
69Joe Basaraba (RW)Florida Panthers (from Minnesota)
70Jordan Weal (C)Los Angeles Kings (from NY Rangers)
71Michael Bournival (LW)Colorado Avalanche (from Dallas)
72Adam Janosik (D)Tampa Bay Lightning (from Anaheim)
73Joey Leach (D)Calgary Flames
74Max Gardiner (C)St. Louis Blues
75Kevin Sundher (C)Buffalo Sabres (from Boston)
76Jakub Culek (LW)Ottawa Senators
77Alexander Guptill (LW)Dallas Stars (from Colorado)
78Taylor Aronson (D)Nashville Predators
79Sondre Olden (LW/RW)Toronto Maple Leafs (from Los Angeles)
80Bryan Rust (RW)Pittsburgh Penguins
81Louis-Marc Aubry (C)Detroit Red Wings
82Jason Clark (LW/C)New York Islanders (from Phoenix)
83Matt MacKenzie (D)Buffalo Sabres
84Scott Wedgewood (G)New Jersey Devils
85Austin Levi (D)Carolina Hurricanes (from Vancouver)
86Stanislav Galiev (RW)Washington Capitals
87Julian Melchiori (D)Atlanta Thrashers (from Montreal)
88Max Gaede (RW)San Jose Sharks
89Michael Chaput (C)Philadelphia Flyers
90Joakim Nordstrom (C)Chicago Blackhawks
Bryan Rust Pittsburgh Penguins
Bryan Rust, Pittsburgh Penguins (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Fourth Round

#PlayerNHL Team
91Jeremie Blain (D)Edmonton Oilers
92Sam Brittain (G)Florida Panthers (from Toronto)
93Benjamin Gallacher (D)Florida Panthers
94Brandon Archibald (D)Columbus Blue Jackets
95Stephen Silas (D)Colorado Avalanche (from NY Islanders)
96Geoffrey Schemitsch (D)Tampa Bay Lightning
97Craig Cunningham (LW)Boston Bruins (from Carolina)
98Steven Shipley (C)Buffalo Sabres (from Atlanta)
99Joonas Donskoi (RW)Florida Panthers (from Minnesota)
100Andrew Yogan (C/LW)New York Rangers
101Ivan Telegin (LW)Atlanta Thrashers (from Dallas)
102Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault (G)Columbus Blue Jackets (from Anaheim)
103John Ramage (D)Calgary Flames
104Jani Hakanpaa (D)St. Louis Blues
105Justin Shugg (LW)Carolina Hurricanes (from Boston via Anaheim)
106Marcus Sorensen (RW)Ottawa Senators
107Sami Aittokallio (G)Colorado Avalanche
108Bill Arnold (C)Calgary Flames (from Nashville)
109Alex Theriau (D)Dallas Stars (from Los Angeles via Colorado)
110Tom Kuhnhackl (RW)Pittsburgh Penguins
111Teemu Pulkkinen (LW)Detroit Red Wings
112Philipp Grubauer (G)Washington Capitals (from Phoenix via Toronto)
113Mark Macmillan (F)Montreal Canadiens (from Buffalo via Phoenix)
114Joe Faust (D)New Jersey Devils
115Patrick McNally (D)Vancouver Canucks
116Petter Granberg (D)Toronto Maple Leafs (from Washington)
117Morgan Ellis (D)Montreal Canadiens
118James Mullin (C/RW)Tampa Bay Lightning (from San Jose)
119Tye McGinn (LW)Philadelphia Flyers
120Rob Flick (C)Chicago Blackhawks
Joonas Donskoi Sharks
Joonas Donskoi, San Jose Sharks, Nov. 28, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Fifth Round

121Tyler Bunz (G)Edmonton Oilers
122Chris Wagner (RW)Anaheim Ducks (from Toronto)
123Zach Hyman (C)Florida Panthers
124Austin Madaisky (D)Columbus Blue Jackets
125Tony DeHart (D)New York Islanders
126Patrick Cehlin (RW)Nashville Predators (from Tampa Bay)
127Cody Ferriero (C)San Jose Sharks (from Carolina)
128Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel (G)Atlanta Thrashers
129Freddie Hamilton (C)San Jose Sharks (from Minnesota)
130Jason Wilson (RW)New York Rangers
131John Klingberg (D)Dallas Stars
132Tim Heed (D)Anaheim Ducks
133Micheal Ferland (LW)Calgary Flames
134Cody Beach (RW)St. Louis Blues
135Justin Florek (LW)Boston Bruins
136Isaac Macleod (D)San Jose Sharks (from Ottawa)
137Troy Rutkowski (D)Colorado Avalanche
138Louis Domingue (G)Phoenix Coyotes (from Nashville via Carolina)
139Luke Walker (RW)Colorado Avalanche (from Los Angeles)
140Kenny Agostino (LW)Pittsburgh Penguins
141Petr Mrazek (G)Detroit Red Wings
142Caleb Herbert (C)Washington Capitals (from Phoenix)
143Gregg Sutch (RW)Buffalo Sabres
144Sam Carrick (RW)Toronto Maple Leafs (from New Jersey)
145Adam Polasek (D)Vancouver Canucks
146Daniel Brodin (LW)Toronto Maple Leafs (from Washington)
147Brendan Gallagher (RW)Montreal Canadiens
148Kevin Gravel (D)Los Angeles Kings (from San Jose)
149Michael Parks (F)Philadelphia Flyers
150Yasin Cisse (RW)Atlanta Thrashers (from Chicago)
Brendan Gallagher, Montreal Canadiens
Brendan Gallagher, Montreal Canadiens (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Sixth Round

#PlayerNHL Team
151Mirko Hofflin (C)Chicago Blackhawks (from Edmonton)
152Joe Rogalski (D)Pittsburgh Penguins (from Toronto)
153Corey Durocher (C)Florida Panthers
154Dalton Prout (D)Columbus Blue Jackets
155Kendall McFaull (D)Atlanta Thrashers (from NY Islanders)
156Brendan O’Donnell (C)Tampa Bay Lightning
157Jesper Fast (RW)New York Rangers (from Carolina)
158Maxim Kitsyn (LW)Los Angeles Kings (from Atlanta)
159Johan Gustafsson (G)Minnesota Wild
160Tanner Lane (C)Atlanta Thrashers (from NY Rangers via NY Islanders)
161Andreas Dahlstrom (C)Anaheim Ducks (from Dallas)
162Brandon Davidson (D)Edmonton Oilers (from Anaheim)
163Konrad Abeltshauser (D)San Jose Sharks (from Calgary)
164Stephen MacAulay (LW)St. Louis Blues
165Zane Gothberg (G)Boston Bruins
166Drew Czerwonka (LW)Edmonton Oilers (from Ottawa)
167Tyler Stahl (D)Carolina Hurricanes (from Colorado)
168Anthony Bitetto (D)Nashville Predators
169Sebastian Owuya (D)Atlanta Thrashers (from Los Angeles)
170Reid McNeill (D)Pittsburgh Penguins
171Brooks Macek (C)Detroit Red Wings
172Alex Friesen (C)Vancouver Canucks (from Phoenix)
173Cedrick Henley (LW)Buffalo Sabres
174Maxime Clermont (G)New Jersey Devils
175Jonathan Iilahti (G)Vancouver Canucks
176Samuel Carrier (RW)Washington Capitals
177Kevin Lind (D)Anaheim Ducks (from Montreal via Pittsburgh)
178Mark Stone (RW)Ottawa Senators (from San Jose via Dallas)
179Nick Luukko (D)Philadelphia Flyers
180Nick Mattson (D)Chicago Blackhawks
Mark Stone Vegas Golden Knights
Mark Stone, Vegas Golden Knights (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Seventh Round

#PlayerNHL Team
181Kristians Pelss (F)Edmonton Oilers
182Josh Nicholls (RW)Toronto Maple Leafs
183Ronald Boyd (D)Florida Panthers
184Martin Ouellette (G)Columbus Blue Jackets
185Cody Rosen (G)New York Islanders
186Teigan Zahn (D)Tampa Bay Lightning
187Frederik Andersen (G)Carolina Hurricanes
188Lee Moffie (D)San Jose Sharks (from Atlanta)
189Dylen McKinlay (RW)Minnesota Wild
190Randy McNaught (F)New York Rangers
191Macmillan Carruth (G)Chicago Blackhawks (from Dallas)
192Brett Perlini (RW)Anaheim Ducks
193Patrick Holland (RW)Calgary Flames
194David Elsner (F)Nashville Predators (from St. Louis)
195Maxim Chudinov (D)Boston Bruins
196Bryce Aneloski (D)Ottawa Senators
197Luke Moffatt (C)Colorado Avalanche
198Joonas Rask (C)Nashville Predators
199Peter Stoykewych (D)Atlanta Thrashers (from Los Angeles)
200Chris Crane (RW)San Jose Sharks (from Pittsburgh)
201Benjamin Marshall (D)Detroit Red Wings
202Kellen Jones (F)Edmonton Oilers (from Phoenix via Toronto)
203Christian Isackson (RW)Buffalo Sabres
204Mauro Jorg (LW)New Jersey Devils
205Sawyer Hannay (D)Vancouver Canucks
206Ricard Blidstrand (D)Philadelphia Flyers (from Washington via Carolina)
207John Westin (LW)Montreal Canadiens
208Riley Boychuk (LW)Buffalo Sabres (from San Jose)
209Brendan Ranford (LW)Philadelphia Flyers