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2014 NHL Draft : Round 1

Updated: Feb 01, 2018 08:50 pm (ET)

Draft date: June 27th, 2014 @ 10:00 PM, in Philadelphia, Pa.

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ROUND 1

DraftSite's comments: Best defender goes first overall.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3.5"

  • Weight

    216

  • School

    Barrie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 7, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Ekblad is another prospect who has taken a ton of criticism for looking "ordinary...

DraftSite's comments: Reinhardt has first line centre potential great hockey IQ, tremendous stickhandling ability and one of the quickest snap shots around. Reads the ice and is one of the smartest players in the draft.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Kootenay (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 6, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Bloodlines are where Sam Reinhardt's resume start...

DraftSite's comments: A big traditional playmaking centre who has hands,a tenacious forecheck and a reach that keeps the opposition away from the puck..


  • Country

    Germany

  • Height

    6' 1.75"

  • Weight

    208

  • School

    Prince Albert (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 27, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    German import who is his second season in the "dub" adjusting to the North American style, which his seems tailor-made for his big-framed offensively aggressive style...

DraftSite's comments: High skilled competitor who is effortless on his skates and plays with grit and fire. Has a superior release and fire. A strong character player who scores big goals.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    178

  • School

    Kingston (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 20, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A centre-wing with great foot speed, skills and edge...

DraftSite's comments: Dal Colle might develop above the rest, but...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    179

  • School

    Oshawa (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 20, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big bodied forward who plays strong on the puck with very good hands, balance, and power to his stride...

DraftSite's comments: Hits hard and spends time to agitate. Required off season shoulder surgery but that should not hurt his ranking. Not the finished product but might be get there soon, Upside is there, but are the quick stop/start wheels?


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.75"

  • Weight

    208

  • School

    Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 17, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Physically punishing forward who skates really well with top speed...

DraftSite's comments: A slight reach at this point as many see Travis Sanheim as a better option but you can knock the fact that Fleury has great feet, size and upside.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    204

  • School

    Red Deer (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 8, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big framed physical defenseman who combines good feet, offensive upside with solid defense...

DraftSite's comments: Exceptionally gifted finisher, and creative player with explosion on the attack. He isn't the best team player and wants the puck over using his teammates. The Maple Leafs may have hit a home run...or struck out.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    175

  • School

    Sodertalje SK (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    May 1, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Small lightweight centre who upper level skills will see him being selected fairly early...

DraftSite's comments: Danish winger who is very slight but a great speedy finisher.


  • Country

    Denmark

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Halifax (MJAHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 13, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A Danish blazer who has high end acceleration and a set of gears...

DraftSite's comments: A big man who has good skills and edge. Hits fast,hard and to hurt.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.25"

  • Weight

    230

  • School

    Peterborough (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 5, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Tough and quick, he is a good playmaker and scorer...

DraftSite's comments: Czech parents, Swiss born player who is dangerous whenever he has the puck. He is one of the smartest players on the ice and is a tremendous natural goal scorer.


  • Country

    Switzerland

  • Height

    5' 9.75"

  • Weight

    165

  • School

    Malmö (Sweden)

  • Date of Birth

    July 22, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Swiss-born Czech prospect is a soft touch passer with scoring prowess, and some jam...

DraftSite's comments: An offensive power centre-wing with excellent puck skills, hands, and big time shot and solid two-way game.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.5"

  • Weight

    205

  • School

    Niagara (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 30, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A bigger man with great skating ability, good hockey IQ, a long reach, and strong skating stride...

DraftSite's comments: A scoring Right Wing who isn't interested in the defensive end, but has a dynamic shot.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    178

  • School

    Linköpings HC (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 23, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Has been on the radar for several seasons as his skill level has always been evident...

DraftSite's comments: Small ultra mobile offenseman.


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Swift Current (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 3, 1995

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Small defender who plays much bigger than his size...

DraftSite's comments: Solid two-way centre from the US program who is a fast and fluid centre but will need time to round out.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0.75"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 30, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Two-way player at the centre position who displays excellent balance and jump all over the 200 foot sheet...

DraftSite's comments: Creative natural scorer with top end speed and makes any linemates better.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    May 12, 1996

  • Scouting Report

    Almost six foot winger who is creative on the offense, despite not being a quick strike attacker...

DraftSite's comments: Rocketed into the first round due to fast quick decision-making tremendous upside. Light on the edges and so quick for a big big man.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    181

  • School

    Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 29, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big rangy Western league defender with size, skill, feet, puck skills and shot...

DraftSite's comments: Minny goes big with Tuch's size and skill.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3.75"

  • Weight

    222

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    May 10, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big wing who is good on his edges and gets to the net...

DraftSite's comments: Arguably a top skilled and instinctive offenseman who is the best PP QB in this class.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    165

  • School

    Sarnia (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 24, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Elusive undersized defenseman with a calm demeanor, great wheels, and an really quick stick...

DraftSite's comments: A tremendous skilled centre who nonchalantly makes difficult plays, like they are easy.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    Green Bay (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 23, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Longer term project who is not the sum of his parts...

DraftSite's comments: Only 175 pounds but each one can play.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 9.25"

  • Weight

    166

  • School

    Guelph (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 22, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A highly advanced offensive player who understands the attack zone and has a great feel and passion in occupying it...

DraftSite's comments: The versatile winger lasted this long maybe because of the compete level.


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    KalPa Kuopio (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    July 23, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    He was selected to the roster for the World Junior Under-18 Tournament in April...

DraftSite's comments: High charactered centre-wing who is more of complimentary player who never gets outworked.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.5"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Red Deer (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 7, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    PP centreman who already is physically developed and displays a knack when he has the puck on his stick...

DraftSite's comments: Smooth skills, but needs muscle and defensive zone commitment.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    174

  • School

    Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 31, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Fearless six foot centre with very good mobility, agility, and gears...

DraftSite's comments: Fills a need at offensive generatior and scorer - plays both centre & wing.


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    165

  • School

    Sodertalje SK (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    May 25, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Smaller wing/centre who has great feet and hands and tons of dangle and nose for the net...

DraftSite's comments: Excellent fit as complimentary player who might have a bit of Marian Hossa in his upside.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    Saskatoon (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 30, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Virtual unknown, who came over to the WHL via the import draft without high importance or consideration by the higher ups in his Native Russian, where he had never considered as a player for their international competition teams...

DraftSite's comments: Not the fastest winger but makes up of it with excellent puck-handling skills and natural goal scoring ability.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    178

  • School

    Sarnia (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 7, 1995

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Import player who seems to have all the offensive skills to be a very successful NHL down the road...

DraftSite's comments: Gotta love that the Isles had the stones to take the most colorful and also gifted gifted players in this class.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    166

  • School

    Windsor (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 22, 1996

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    The Jamacian-Canadian is an all-compass skater with gliding edges who has an advanced skill-set and great jump...

DraftSite's comments: If the Kings are looking for size and grit, he has the attributes to develop as a powerful two way forward who makes contact and has an emerging offensive side.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    187

  • School

    MoDo U-20 (Sweden)

  • Date of Birth

    September 13, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Rising power forward-type player, due to his skating and scoring...

DraftSite's comments: Perimeter shooter who has the hands to work in traffic.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    188

  • School

    Brandon (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 16, 1996

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big centreman with good transistion skills, patient distributor with a long stride that helps him stay in option on the attack ands in support...