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2017 NHL Draft : Round 1

Updated: Aug 21, 2018 11:32 am (ET)

Draft date: June 23rd, 2017 @ 10:00 PM - June 24th, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois

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ROUND 1


  • Country

    Switzerland

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    174

  • School

    Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 4, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The best Swiss player in the 2016 World U-18s, graduated to become their best player in the 2017 World U-20...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.5"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    Brandon (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 19, 1998

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    To most he is the 2017 draft class front-runner who does everything well...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    173

  • School

    HIFK Helsinki (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    July 18, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Undersized defenseman who continues to shine impressively in every international showings...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10.5"

  • Weight

    174

  • School

    Brooks (AJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 30, 1998

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    This small defender has all the making of a future NHL offenseman...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    160

  • School

    Timrå IK (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    November 12, 1998

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Top scorer on his team on a point a game pace...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    179

  • School

    Portland (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 1, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Late bloomer with excellent speed, quick hands, and sneaky release...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    HV71 (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 13, 1998

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Smart positional strong centre with a high compete level and willingness to throw his body around...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    201

  • School

    Green Bay (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 22, 1998

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Thick, strong high schooler who dominates the entire ice...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Tri-City (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 17, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Large competitive two-way centreman with skill and good feet...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    203

  • School

    Mississauga (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Pure goal scoring speedster who is work in progress...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Windsor (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big solid centre-forward who can score...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    169

  • School

    Kometa Brno (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    January 15, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    An offense-generating centreman who creates looks by using his terrific speed to barrel through and deftly set up teammates...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Owen Sound (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 10, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    One of the most feared penalty-killers in the OHL, he never goes unnoticed every shift...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    208

  • School

    Kelowna (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 13, 1998

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big defenseman with a big point shot...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 9.5"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    HV71 (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 2, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    One of the younger draft eligible defensemen in the class, he is a terrific skater with plenty of offensive skill and a good enough stick to get things done in his own end...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Tri-City (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 6, 1998

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Smart mobile defenseman with excellent feet and feel for the defensive zone...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Rogle BK (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    April 30, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Started the year ranked as a top defenseman prospect based on smooth and mature play from the back end as a puck mover, attacker and PP man, Thick not large, but there is little on the negative side on how well he uses his abilities to defend...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Espoo Blues (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    January 1, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A year or so back, he was considered one of the Finnish jewels of this class, but there is some doubt as to whether he truly projects as a top four NHL player: he is of only average size, has little ruggedness, or few abilities that project him as a stay at home defender...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1.25"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    May 5, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Rangy centreman with a long stride who projects as a physical two-way centreman...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    London (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 2, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Good all around centre who plays at a high tempo with creativity...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 0.5"

  • Weight

    189

  • School

    Zlin (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    September 5, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big, edgy centre with good, soft hands, puck skills, and foot speed and is smart in his carries...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 8.75"

  • Weight

    159

  • School

    Spokane (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 29, 1998

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Another small guy who seems to instantly make any linemates better due to his fabulous playmaking ability and smarts...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    163

  • School

    Charlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 1, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A qualitative jump in his all around play has hurtled him upward into the first round discussions...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    203

  • School

    Frölunda HC (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 1, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Excellent combination of skill, size, and shot...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    St. Cloud State

  • Date of Birth

    January 3, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Strong skating centre-wing who is very strong on his skates and very difficult to contain...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Boston University

  • Date of Birth

    December 18, 1998

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The BU Freshman goaltender has upped his draft status with a solid season and continued improvement with his calm and athletic game that features solid mechanics, good reads, and fluid crease movements...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    May 14, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    200 foot centreman who needs a bit more girth, but he comes to play every game every shift, in all three zones...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.75"

  • Weight

    175

  • School

    Waterloo (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 30, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Highly skilled two way centre that plays a mature 200 game...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Portland (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 17, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Not big or thick, but prototypical in style to the new age defenseman who has good feet, stick, and high skill in playing the game at the fastest pace...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Sioux City (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 22, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    He is not yet six foot but hard not to notice in every game he plays...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Dynamo Moscow (KHL)

  • Date of Birth

    May 5, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big man with good balance who is strong on his pins and difficult to move off the puck...