Friday, 12 June 2015

2015 Mock Draft 1st Round

1. Edmonton - Connor McDavid (C)
The best prospect since a long time, who will play for the Edmonton Oilers. An absolute generational talent with franchise  player potential.

2. Buffalo - Jack Eichel (C)
Center with outstanding hockey IQ, great work ethic and a powerful stride. Has all tools to become a franchise player with the Sabres.

3. Arizona -  Noah Hanifin (D)
Big bodied two-way defender with good vision and hockey IQ. Potential to be the best US defender in years.

4. Toronto - Dylan Strome (C)
Center with good size and long reach and good speed. Good puckhandler and smart vision.

5. Carolina - Mitch Marner (C)
Quick smallish forward with good hands. Hardworking and unselfish center with good hockey sense.

6. New Jersey - Lawson Crouse (LW)
Big power forward playing a physical game. Possesses a good shot and uses his body to make space for team mates.

7. Philadelphia - Mikko Rantanen (RW)
Big bodied playmaking forward with good vision and accurate pass. Has smooth hands and played in 56 games in the highest Finnish pro league.

8. Columbus – Zachary Werenski (D)     
Puck-moving defenceman with good vision and high end mobility. Can quaterback a Power Play.

9. San Jose - Mathew Barzal (C)
Smart center with a good two-way game and great vision. Good puckhandler and uses his stick well in his own zone.

10. Colorado - Ivan Provorov (D)
Agile and quick offensive minded defender. Very creative defenceman who likes to get involved offensively.

11. Florida - Pavel Zacha (C)
Big center with dangerous offensive skills. Can play physical and has good size.

12. Dallas - Travis Konecny (C)
Smart, dynamic, passionate skater with good work ethic who does all for the win. Good puckhandler and shot.

13. Los Angeles - Kyle Connor (C)
Smart two-way center with good hands and vision. Pass first player who possesses a good play away from the puck.

14. Boston - Jakub Zboril (D)
Two-way defenceman who shows good maturity and understanding of the game. Not afraid to play physical,

15. Calgary - Timo Meier (RW)
Offensive threat with a tremendous shot and lightning quick release. Has a physical edge. Exploded this season.

16. Edmonton - Oliver Kylington (D)
Two-way defenceman and one of the best skaters in this draft. Very matured player and good understanding of the game

17. Winnipeg - Nick Merkley (C)
A smallish playmaker with great vision and good sense to create offence. Is a great passer and shows good work ethic.

18. Ottawa - Thomas Chabot (D)
A two-way defenceman who likes to get involved offensively. Shows good puckhandling skills.

19. Detroit - Joel Eriksson Ek (C)
Hard working Center who plays with a physical edge and does all for the win. Good shooting skills and two-way game.

20. Minnesota - Paul Bittner (LW)
Power Forward with good size and physical play. Hard to knock off the puck and good positioning game in front of net. 

21. Buffalo - Jeremy Bracco (RW)
Undersized but very agile and quick player. Great vision and outstanding in setting up plays. Very good passer

22. Washington - .Evgeni Svechnikov (LW)
Big skilled offensive forward who is hard to knock off the puck. Possesses a good shot and high-level offensive skills.

23. Vancouver - Daniel Sprong (RW)
Outstanding puckhandler and very agile skater. Very effective in the offensive zone and when creating scoring chances.

24. Toronto - Colin White (C)
Hard working two-way center with effective play in all three zones. Good work ethic and making players around him better.

25. Winnipeg - Jeremy Roy (D)
An intelligent two-way defender with a good positioning game. Uses his stick well in defensive plays.

26. Montreal - Anthony Beauvillier (C)
A very agile and quick skater with good top speed. A good puckhandler with good hands.

27. Arizona - Brock Boeser (RW)
Strong forward with a good scoring touch. Protects the puck well and possesses good offensive positioning.

28. Philadelphia - Ilya Samsonov (G)
Big goalie with good athleticism and movement. Challenges shooters well and has the ability to make big saves.

29. Anaheim - Jake DeBrusk (LW)
A winger with high-end speed and good offensive instincts. Shows good understanding of the game.

30. Tampa Bay - Denis Guryanov (RW)
Russian power forward with a booming shot and quick release. Can play physical and is strong in board battles.

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