The Original Full Round Mock Draft Site

2012 NHL Draft : Round 1

Updated: Jun 28, 2012 05:29 pm (ET)

Draft date: June 22nd, 2012 @ 3:00 AM, in Pittsburgh, PA

Comments: On

ROUND 1


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Sarnia (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Burgeoning elite player who has dynamic puck skills, excellent on-ice vision, speed and an accurate shot...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    Everett (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 27, 1993

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Elusive offensive player who displays strong leadership and offensive prowess for his team...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Sarnia (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Some might try and say that the Milwaukee-born Galchenyuk's fortunes are exclusively tied to Yakupov, but that is far from a fair assessment...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    206

  • School

    Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Huge player with huge upside...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Moose Jaw (WHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A strong, balanced, quick-footed skilled defensive prospect who led the Canadian contingent at the Ivan Hlinka Tourney in August...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    195

  • School

    Rogle BK (Allsvenskan)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Smart, steady skater with a solid two-way game, but basically is a defender that quietly and effectively plays strong in his end...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Red Deer (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 25, 1994

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Strong wide-based skater whose knees and feet seem to never stop moving while in motion...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Portland (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 16, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A give-no-ground good skating defender from the WHL...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    187

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Heaviest shot in the draft...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Peterborough (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A taller player who has a nice size/strength ratio, and ability to jump into the rush...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    188

  • School

    Leksands (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    August 13, 1994

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Another player who cemented his early selection after a terrific showing at the Ivan Hlinka Tourney...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 2.5"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Quebec (QMJHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Tremendous talent who also has left Russia to cement the notion that he would be willing to stick around and be signed and assigned to development in North America...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Kitchener (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 9, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A "veteran" from the Czech U-20 league, who transplanted in the OHL with Kitchener...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2.25"

  • Weight

    195

  • School

    Dubuque (USHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A tough, skilled center who has an excellent scoring touch, great hockey sense, and soft hands...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    203

  • School

    Ottawa 67's (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big thick-framed player with plenty of upside...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Plymouth (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 1, 1993

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Punishing wing with decent hands and promise in slot anchoring...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Praha Slavia (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    November 12, 1993

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Arguably the best prospect in the Czech Extraleague, showing excellent offensive instincts and playmaking abilities...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    157

  • School

    Jokerit Helsinki (SM-liiga)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Undersized offensive wing who has outstanding jump and lateral agility that lets him dangle and lead to scoring chances...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    193

  • School

    Ufa (KHL)

  • Scouting Report

    Youngest player on the Russian's World Junior team, and arguably their best...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Oshawa (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    May 30, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Reliable two-way forward who diagnoses well...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    171

  • School

    Stanstead College Prep (HS-Quebec)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Largely ignored by possible Canadian Major Junior leagues since he was much smaller, but then when he suddenly shot up in size, his skills weren't defined...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    London (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The concussion he suffered early in the World Junior Tournament has certainly placed a cloud around his slotting...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Dubuque (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 27, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Quebec native who is making noise as a 17-year old in the USHL...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.5"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Belleville (OHL)

  • Scouting Report

    Brother of Habs defenseman P...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Green Bay (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 8, 1993

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Great size/skill ratio, and great feet...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    205

  • School

    Belleville (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 25, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    You don't need to look far to know he is a heavy shooting big bodied forward who has a good work ethic...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2.1"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL)

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Son like father…and then some...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    March 26, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Fastest rearguard in the entire U...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    201

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    February 23, 1994

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Son of the former NHLer, he plays a hard-nose style that is similar...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Barrie (OHL)

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Third year-eligible Pearson developed into an every night competitor with size, good feet, and good offensive abilities off the rush...