The Original Full Round Mock Draft Site

2018 NHL Draft : Round 1

Draft date: June 22nd, 2018 @ 9:00 PM, in American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

ROUND 1

DraftSite's comments: An early Christmas present that will be a gift that keeps on giving…for a generation.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Frölunda HC (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 13, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Clearly the most advanced forward and best equipped to help in every phase soon.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Barrie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 26, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    In fact, physicality and grit are merely one aspect of Svechnikov’s game and a major reason why he is so successful on the ice...

DraftSite's comments: A big gritty centre with a power game and plenty of upside, and an option at wing too.


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    181

  • School

    Assat Pori (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    July 6, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Congratulations, you might just have gotten the best of the clan…a guy who hates losing and forces his will on the opponents…


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Boston University

  • Date of Birth

    September 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: He may not be viewed as a first liner, but there are no warts in his effective game.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.25"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 9, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: It’s one thing to add a natural scorer, it’s another when he also is a tremendous creator and 200 foot forward


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    197

  • School

    Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 27, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Halifax Mooseheads General Manager Cam Russell added some big time offense at the CHL Import Draft on Wednesday by adding exciting forward Filip Zadina from the Czech Republic with the 10th pick in the draft...

DraftSite's comments: No defender in the class is faster, or able to hit the open man in a split second.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Michigan

  • Date of Birth

    October 14, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Very young and still learning to the defend, but sure knows how to attack.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    165

  • School

    Brynäs IF (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 15, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: The boy who played like a man in the Russian pro league is deceptively fast and quick-handed.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Belye Medvedi Polar Bears (MHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 23, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Oilers solved any problem of lacking a right-handed PP guy, with size and good feet..


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    196

  • School

    London (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 20, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: He likes letting go with that gamebreaking quick release from any place even when in any awkward position.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 13, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: A still developing skinny defender with good instincts, range and a frame that will fill the bill.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 7, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: A DraftSite favorite who never quits, and makes any linemates look good.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Flint (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 21, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: Smart high compete winger good in three zones, and always in the mix on the attack.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    162

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 25, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Sees the ice in a terrific fashion, and isn’t afraid to impose on your space, if he is interested.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    Yaroslavl (KHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: His solid all around offensive skills and fluid stride make him a safe pick who plays somewhere in your line up.


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Pardubice (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    October 2, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: This dynamic skating push defender plays both ends like Kris Letang.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Spokane (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Smooth on ice skater...

DraftSite's comments: A great skater and athlete with versatility, two way game, and upside after not getting lots of icetime.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    174

  • School

    London (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 4, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: High school late bloomer with good skills, feet, and high end stickhandling ability whose committed to Providence College.


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Youngstown (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 4, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: His outstanding skating burst got him selected, now he has to put the rest together be first liner.


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    188

  • School

    Karpat Oulu (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    March 15, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: I am so glad they took the gamble on this top end dynamic skating, slight passing PP QB, despite the past evidence of warts.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    168

  • School

    Guelph (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 14, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: What’s not to like about a potentially dominant skating beast of dee-man, but needs more time to hone the defensive position in college?


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3.25"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 21, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Speed and hockey sense displayed against Swedish pros are the foundation of his two-way game. Will scoring get added at the next level?


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Luleå HF (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 6, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Under six foot Swedish version of Mike Reilly


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 0.75"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Leksand (Sweden)

  • Date of Birth

    March 23, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: Draft rarity: sleeper German prospect whose sixty minute games have been rare.


  • Country

    Germany

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Växjö (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 3, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: Poised puck mover and minute eater who skates well and quietly eats minutes and shuts things doiwn...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    187

  • School

    Okotoks (AJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 30, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: Smaller but his foot speed and skill can control the tempo of a game.


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    178

  • School

    Drummondville (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 7, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Big time skating, slightly built attacking offensiveman who despite his skinny frame,plays with some edge.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    173

  • School

    Luleå HF (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 29, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

DraftSite's comments: His 1st North American season ends with an early selection. A solid two player who might be under six foot, but makes up for it with his feet and hands.


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11"

  • Weight

    186

  • School

    Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 7, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

DraftSite's comments: Can he regain “exceptional status?” Does it matter, if he is a safe guaranteed pro player?


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Drummondville (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 13, 2000

DraftSite's comments: Has the size, stride, and talent to build on his strong solid pro potential. Maybe Oprik has a replacement.


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 3.75"

  • Weight

    196

  • School

    Red Deer (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 15, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left