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2017 NHL Entry Draft

Location:United Center (Chicago, IL)Held:June 23-24, 2017
First Overall Pick:Nico Hischier (Devils)Players With NHL Experience:73 (33.6 percent)

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft was the 55th NHL Entry Draft. The draft was held on June 23–24, 2017, at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The first three selections were Nico Hischier going to the New Jersey Devils, Nolan Patrick going to the Philadelphia Flyers, and Miro Heiskanen going to the Dallas Stars.

Nico Hischier New Jersey Devils
Nico Hischier, New Jersey Devils (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Deeper Dive

2017 NHL Draft Selections by Round

First Round

#PlayerPositionNHL Team
1Nico HischierCNew Jersey Devils
2Nolan PatrickCPhiladelphia Flyers
3Miro HeiskanenDDallas Stars
4Cale MakarDColorado Avalanche
5Elias PetterssonCVancouver Canucks
6Cody GlassCVegas Golden Knights
7Lias AnderssonCNew York Rangers
8Casey MittelstadtCBuffalo Sabres
9Michael RasmussenCDetroit Red Wings
10Owen TippettRWFlorida Panthers
11Gabriel VilardiCLos Angeles Kings
12Martin NecasCCarolina Hurricanes
13Nick SuzukiCVegas Golden Knights
14Callan FooteDTampa Bay Lightning
15Erik BrannstromDVegas Golden Knights
16Juuso ValimakiDCalgary Flames
17Timothy LiljegrenDToronto Maple Leafs
18Urho VaakanainenDBoston Bruins
19Joshua NorrisCSan Jose Sharks
20Robert ThomasCSt. Louis Blues
21Filip ChytilCNew York Rangers
22Kailer YamamotoRWEdmonton Oilers
23Pierre-Olivier JosephDArizona Coyotes
24Kristian VesalainenWWinnipeg Jets
25Ryan PoehlingCMontreal Canadiens
26Jake OettingerGDallas Stars
27Morgan FrostCPhiladelphia Flyers
28Shane BowersCOttawa Senators
29Henri JokiharjuDChicago Blackhawks
30Eeli TolvanenRWNashville Predators
31Klim KostinCSt. Louis Blues
Miro Heiskanen Dallas Stars
Miro Heiskanen, Dallas Stars (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Second Round

#PlayerPositionNHL Team
32Conor TimminsDColorado Avalanche
33Kole LindRWVancouver Canucks
34Nicolas HagueDVegas Golden Knights
35Isaac RatcliffeLWPhiladelphia Flyers
36Jesper BoqvistCNew Jersey Devils
37Marcus DavidssonCBuffalo Sabres
38Gustav LindstromDDetroit Red Wings
39Jason RobertsonLWDallas Stars
40Aleksi HeponiemiCFlorida Panthers
41Jaret Anderson-DolanCLos Angeles Kings
42Eetu LuostarinenCCarolina Hurricanes
43Dylan SambergDWinnipeg Jets
44Filip WesterlundDArizona Coyotes
45Alexandre TexierCColumbus Blue Jackets
46Robin SaloDNew York Islanders
47Alex FormentonLWOttawa Senators
48Alexander VolkovRWTampa Bay Lightning
49Mario FerraroDSan Jose Sharks
50Maxime ComtoisLWAnaheim Ducks
51Zachary LauzonDPittsburgh Penguins
52Luke MartinDCarolina Hurricanes
53Jack StudnickaCBoston Bruins
54Ukko-Pekka LuukkonenGBuffalo Sabres
55Jonah GadjovichLWVancouver Canucks
56Josh BrookDMontreal Canadiens
57Ian MitchellDChicago Blackhawks
58Joni IkonenCMontreal Canadiens
59Eemeli RasanenDToronto Maple Leafs
60Antoine MorandCAnaheim Ducks
61Grant MismashLWNashville Predators
62Jake LeschyshynCVegas Golden Knights
Jason Robertson Dallas Stars
Jason Robertson, Dallas Stars (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images)

Third Round

#PlayerPositionNHL Team
63Fabian ZetterlundWNew Jersey Devils
64Michael DiPietroGVancouver Canucks
65Jonas RondbjergRWVegas Golden Knights
66Maxwell GildonDFlorida Panthers
67Morgan GeekieCCarolina Hurricanes
68Scott WalfordDMontreal Canadiens
69Mackenzie EntwistleRWArizona Coyotes
70Andrel AltybarmakyanRWChicago Blackhawks
71Kasper KotkansaloDDetroit Red Wings
72Matt VillaltaGLos Angeles Kings
73Stelio MattheosRWCarolina Hurricanes
74Johnathan KovacevicDWinnipeg Jets
75Nate SchnarrCArizona Coyotes
76Alexei LipanovCTampa Bay Lightning
77Benjamin MirageasDNew York Islanders
78Stuart SkinnerGEdmonton Oilers
79Lane ZablockiRWDetroit Red Wings
80Kirill UstimenkoGPhiladelphia Flyers
81Reilly WalshDNew Jersey Devils
82Cameron CrottyDArizona Coyotes
83Zach GallantCDetroit Red Wings
84Dmitri SamorukovDEdmonton Oilers
85Ivan LodniaRWMinnesota Wild
86Daniil TarasovGColumbus Blue Jackets
87Cale FleuryDMontreal Canadiens
88Keith PetruzzelliGDetroit Red Wings
89Oskari LaaksonenDBuffalo Sabres
90Evan BarrattCChicago Blackhawks
91Jack BadiniCAnaheim Ducks
92David FarranceDNashville Predators
93Clayton PhillipsDPittsburgh Penguins
Morgan Geekie Carolina Hurricanes
Morgan Geekie, Carolina Hurricanes (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

Fourth Round

#PlayerPositionNHL Team
94Nick HenryRWColorado Avalanche
95Jack RathboneDVancouver Canucks
96Maksim ZhukovGVegas Golden Knights
97Mason ShawCMinnesota Wild
98Nikita PopugaevLWNew Jersey Devils
99Jacob BrysonDBuffalo Sabres
100Malte SetkovDDetroit Red Wings
101Liam HawelCDallas Stars
102Scott ReedyCSan Jose Sharks
103Michael AndersonDLos Angeles Kings
104Eetu MakiniemiGCarolina Hurricanes
105Santeri VirtanenCWinnipeg Jets
106Matthew StromeLWPhiladelphia Flyers
107Maksim SushkoRWPhiladelphia Flyers
108Noel HoefenmayerDArizona Coyotes
109Adam RuzickaCCalgary Flames
110Ian ScottGToronto Maple Leafs
111Jeremy SwaymanGBoston Bruins
112Tim SoderlundCChicago Blackhawks
113Alexey ToropchenkoRWSt. Louis Blues
114Petr KvacaGColorado Avalanche
115Ostap SafinRWEdmonton Oilers
116Bryce MisleyCMinnesota Wild
117Emil BemstromCColumbus Blue Jackets
118Markus PhillipsDLos Angeles Kings
119Roope LaavainenDChicago Blackhawks
120Tobias GeisserDWashington Capitals
121Drake BathersonCOttawa Senators
122Kyle OlsonRWAnaheim Ducks
123Brandon CrawleyDNew York Rangers
124Vladislav KaraLWToronto Maple Leafs
Jack Rathbone Vancouver Canucks
Jack Rathbone, Vancouver Canucks (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Fifth Round

#PlayerPositionNHL Team
125Igor ShvyrevCColorado Avalanche
126Michael KarowDArizona Coyotes
127Lucas ElvenesCVegas Golden Knights
128Tyler SteenbergenCArizona Coyotes
129Gilles SennGNew Jersey Devils
130David NoelDSt. Louis Blues
131Cole FraserDDetroit Red Wings
132Jacob PetersonCDallas Stars
133Tyler InamotoDFlorida Panthers
134Cole HultsDLos Angeles Kings
135Kristoffer GunnarssonDVancouver Canucks
136Leon GawankeDWinnipeg Jets
137Noah CatesLWPhiladelphia Flyers
138Drake RymshaCLos Angeles Kings
139Sebastian AhoDNew York Islanders
140Zach FischerRWCalgary Flames
141Fedor GordeevDToronto Maple Leafs
142Jonathan DuganLWVegas Golden Knights
143Marian StudenicRWNew Jersey Devils
144Parker FooLWChicago Blackhawks
145Calle SjalinDNew York Rangers
146Kirill MaksimovRWEdmonton Oilers
147Jacob GoldenDMinnesota Wild
148Kale HowarthLWColumbus Blue Jackets
149Jarret TyszkaDMontreal Canadiens
150Jakub GalvasDChicago Blackhawks
151Sebastian WalfridssonDWashington Capitals
152Jan DrozgLWPittsburgh Penguins
153Olle Eriksson EkGAnaheim Ducks
154Tomas VomackaGNashville Predators
155Linus OlundCPittsburgh Penguins
Sebastian Aho New York Islanders
Sebastian Aho, New York Islanders (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

Sixth Round

#Player NamePositionNHL Team
156Denis SmirnovRWColorado Avalanche
157Dominik LakatosCNew York Rangers
158Nick CampoliCVegas Golden Knights
159Jacob McGrewRWSan Jose Sharks
160Aarne TalvitieCNew Jersey Devils
161Jiri PateraGVegas Golden Knights
162Johan AdamsRWDetroit Red Wings
163Brett DavisRWDallas Stars
164Reilly WebbDDetroit Red Wings
165Arnaud DurandeauLWNew York Islanders
166Brendan De JongDCarolina Hurricanes
167Arvid HolmGWinnipeg Jets
168Olle LycksellRWPhiladelphia Flyers
169Nicklaus PerbixDTampa Bay Lightning
170Jonathan DavidssonRWColumbus Blue Jackets
171D’Artagnan JolyRWCalgary Flames
172Ryan McgregorCToronto Maple Leafs
173Cedric PareCBoston Bruins
174Morgan BarronCNew York Rangers
175Trenton BourqueDSt. Louis Blues
176Pavel KoltyginCNashville Predators
177Skyler Brind’AmourCEdmonton Oilers
178Andrei SvetlakovCMinnesota Wild
179Carson MeyerRWColumbus Blue Jackets
180Cole GuttmanCTampa Bay Lightning
181Petrus PalmuRWVancouver Canucks
182Benton MaassDWashington Capitals
183Jordan HollettGOttawa Senators
184Sebastian RepoRWFlorida Panthers
185Alexander ChmelevskiCSan Jose Sharks
186Antti PalojarviDPittsburgh Penguins
Jonathan Davidsson Ottawa Senators
Jonathan Davidsson, Ottawa Senators (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Seventh Round

#Player NamePositionNHL Team
187Nick LeivermannDColorado Avalanche
188Matt BrassardDVancouver Canucks
189Ben JonesFVegas Golden Knights
190Erik Walli WalterholmRWArizona Coyotes
191Jocktan ChaineyDNew Jersey Devils
192Linus WeissbachLWBuffalo Sabres
193Brady GilmourCDetroit Red Wings
194Dylan FergusonGDallas Stars
195Victor BerglundDBoston Bruins
196Wyatt KalynukDPhiladelphia Flyers
197Ville RasanenDCarolina Hurricanes
198Skyler MckenzieLWWinnipeg Jets
199Cayden PrimeauGMontreal Canadiens
200Samuel WalkerCTampa Bay Lightning
201Logan CockerillLWNew York Islanders
202Filip SveningssonLWCalgary Flames
203Ryan O’ConnellDToronto Maple Leafs
204Daniel BukacDBoston Bruins
205Yegor ZaitsevDNew Jersey Devils
206Anton AnderssonDSt. Louis Blues
207Patrik VirtaCNew York Rangers
208Philip KempDEdmonton Oilers
209Nick SwaneyRWMinnesota Wild
210Robbie StuckerDColumbus Blue Jackets
211Croix EvingsonDWinnipeg Jets
212Ivan ChekhovichLWSan Jose Sharks
213Kristian Roykas MarthinsenLWWashington Capitals
214Matthew HellicksonDNew Jersey Devils
215Joshua EssDChicago Blackhawks
216Jacob PaquetteDNashville Predators
217William ReillyDPittsburgh Penguins
Wyatt Kalynuk Chicago Blackhawks
Wyatt Kalynuk, Chicago Blackhawks (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

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