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2018 NHL Mock Draft : Version 2

Updated: Feb 26, 2019 05:18 am (ET)

Draft date: June 22nd, 2018 @ 10:00 PM - June 23rd, 2018, in American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

Version 2 - Published: August 12, 2017, 1:51 pm

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ROUND 1

ROUNDS: 1 2

  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Frölunda HC (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 13, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    What else can I say that hasn't been said about Rasmus Dahlin...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Barrie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 26, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Spent significant time out of Barrie's line up with a wrist injury, but ranks as the top forward on my list...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Drummondville (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 13, 2000

  • Scouting Report

    He is the biggest wild card of the draft class...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    197

  • School

    Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 27, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    At six foot and 190, he is a dynamic scoring wing who just keeps getting scoring chances-- and capitalizes on them...


  • Country

    Switzerland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Oshawa (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 7, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big and strong Swiss wing who is a deceptively strong and quick attacker...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Michigan

  • Date of Birth

    October 14, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Undersized defender in the Kris Letang mold who plays strong at both ends...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 2.5"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    January 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    He is over 6 foot 2 and the first thing you notice is how fast he transports himself and the puck around the sheet...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    5' 11.5"

  • Weight

    165

  • School

    Brynäs IF (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 15, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    This draft will be marked with an unprecedented number of highly sought after skilled attacking defensemen who are average or under-sized with little physicality...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    162

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 25, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Smart three zone playmaker with an abundance of excellent characteristics and tools that point him upward as a solid NHL winger...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    192

  • School

    Boston University

  • Date of Birth

    September 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    May be the best of the second generation players since than Brett Hull; he usually leads his team whether it be BU, or Team USA in all phases, but can be counted on to be a consistent physical presence...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    189

  • School

    Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 27, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Another offensive defenseman with 200 foot capability...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    168

  • School

    Guelph (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 14, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Outstanding push attacking defenseman with dynamic speed and agility...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 13, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big forward is one of the premier scorers in the United States Development Team...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Spokane (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The biggest differences between this undersized, fast, and skilled offensive defender, and the players surrounding him in the rankings is that he's a left shot and is a very responsible in his own end...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3.25"

  • Weight

    201

  • School

    Toronto Jr. (CCHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 6, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A big-bodied strong player who competes hard game in and game out...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Niagara (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 2, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Smaller than average centre-forward who plays much bigger than his size...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Moose Jaw (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 2, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Ball of fire whose injury-riddled season had him sitting as an after thought out of the first round...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    196

  • School

    London (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 20, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Big impact defender who some have categorized as a power play specialist, although I think that is understating his overall game and upside...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 3.25"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 21, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Converted forward who is a large physical defense-first defender who is nearly 200 pounds...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    218

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    March 14, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big reliable defender who makes his money with simple up-ice plays and a very good job defending in his own end...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    193

  • School

    Halifax (MJAHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 6, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The first pick in the 2016 QMJHL draft is a big solid wing whose not afraid to get gritty...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 11.25"

  • Weight

    185

  • School

    Oshawa (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 14, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    The bar was set high when he arrived in the OHL because of the high skill levels he brought to the table...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    188

  • School

    Karpat Oulu (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    March 15, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Solid centre-wing with top end speed, a superb stride, and lateral agility...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 2"

  • Weight

    181

  • School

    Assat Pori (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    July 6, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Is he your future power winger or your big centre? He can be such high end puck hander and a tank-like aggressive force with his work in the crease area...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    170

  • School

    Sudbury (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    225

  • School

    Halifax (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 21, 2000

  • Scouting Report

    He was viewed as the top Q goalie based on is height and long range projection...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Luleå HF (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 6, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    While still being eligible for the draft class, that didn't stop him from centering the first line of Sweden's World Junior Tournament silver medal winning team...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    179

  • School

    Chomutov (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    March 28, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Talented centre-winger who is a bit farther away from turning pro, but who displays keen offensive skills...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    5' 10"

  • Weight

    178

  • School

    Lethbridge (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 11, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Study, tough, undersized defenseman with good feet, balanced skating, a long glide and light edges...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    209

  • School

    Moncton (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 16, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Scored 56 goals over the last two seasons in the QMJHL...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.25"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 9, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big kid who continues to show a high skill set and a dedication day-to-day to improve on his last performance...

ROUND 2

ROUNDS: 1 2

  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 2.25"

  • Weight

    206

  • School

    Mississauga (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    September 21, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Mikey's Brother is about as fast on his skates as big brother...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 10.5"

  • Weight

    195

  • School

    US-Under-18 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    February 28, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Under the radar performer who is a terrific skater with strong skill set...


  • Country

    Germany

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    176

  • School

    Växjö (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 3, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    German winger blessed with good size and hands...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 2.75"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Belye Medvedi Polar Bears (MHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 23, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A big winger with very good straight line speed, balance, quick feet, and scoring ability...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 2.5"

  • Weight

    189

  • School

    Timrå IK (Allsvenskan)

  • Date of Birth

    February 8, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Younger prospect whose played big minutes for Timra in the Allsvenskan...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    183

  • School

    Lincoln (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    November 16, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Versatile centre-wing who comes ready to play and displays a quick hard release...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 8.5"

  • Weight

    161

  • School

    Rimouski (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 11, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Runs hot & cold in terms of compete level...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    181

  • School

    1946 (MHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 6, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 10.5"

  • Weight

    198

  • School

    Moncton (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 12, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Flying a bit under the radar because the Q import was sidelined with Hepatitis C until almost January...


  • Country

    Finland

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    167

  • School

    Espoo Blues (SM-liiga)

  • Date of Birth

    September 30, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Son of Juha, who played five seasons with Phoenix and other NHL teams...


  • Country

    Switzerland

  • Height

    5' 11.75"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Quebec (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 12, 1999

  • Scouting Report

    Smart slick puck-handling centre with decent speed and East-West lateral agility...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    Everett (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    October 25, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    5' 11.75"

  • Weight

    201

  • School

    US-Under-17 (USAH-NTDP)

  • Date of Birth

    February 28, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Son of former NHL player Michal Pivonka, he is a bottom six two way centre...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    5' 10.75"

  • Weight

    172

  • School

    Yaroslavl (KHL)

  • Date of Birth

    June 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Russian playmaking winger with excellent on-ice vision, high-end hands and stick...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0.5"

  • Weight

    200

  • School

    USNTDP (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    May 24, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Playing behind bigger names in the USNTDP d-core, Emberson plays a simple yet effective game...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 6.5"

  • Weight

    218

  • School

    Muskegon (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    December 21, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Massive Czech giant who may project to the wing...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    194

  • School

    Tri-City Storm (USHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 31, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Has speed to burn but struggles to set up after breaking in...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3.5"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Baie-Comeau (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 28, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Long-term developmental defender that may be able to hit paydirt and make it worth the wait...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    182

  • School

    Brandon (WHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 7, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Quick skating wing with quick hands, who hasn't reached his highest levels of proficiency...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 5"

  • Weight

    204

  • School

    Oshawa (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    August 8, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Giant raw wing who isn’t close to the final sum of his parts...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0.25"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Flint (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    July 21, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Displays excellent skill set, good size and giddy-up...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    184

  • School

    Kitchener (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 21, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Good playmaking defender with a bit of physicality, and a willingness to push on attackers...


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Pardubice (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    October 2, 1999

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    High-end skater with top end speed, separation, and skills...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    204

  • School

    Farjestads BK (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    March 12, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big Swedish forward with a good two-way game, face-off ability...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    177

  • School

    Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 7, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Plays both ends of the ice very well...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 0"

  • Weight

    175

  • School

    Sudbury (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 1, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right


  • Country

    Czech Republic

  • Height

    6' 3"

  • Weight

    209

  • School

    Kladno (Czech)

  • Date of Birth

    September 24, 1999

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big winger who also has seen limited shifts in the role of defensive centre...


  • Country

    Sweden

  • Height

    6' 4"

  • Weight

    206

  • School

    Linköpings HC (SHL)

  • Date of Birth

    January 13, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big physical defender whose skating, footwork, and pivots improved dramatically over the season...


  • Country

    Canada

  • Height

    6' 3.75"

  • Weight

    215

  • School

    Flint (OHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 22, 2000

  • Shoots

    Right

  • Scouting Report

    Massive wing who is a very terrific developmental project...


  • Country

    Russia

  • Height

    6' 1"

  • Weight

    201

  • School

    Mamonty Yugry (MHL)

  • Date of Birth

    February 11, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    Big strong dependable Russian defender who gets overlooked by virtue of his ability to play a mistake free game without being a standout dynamic player at his position...


  • Country

    United States

  • Height

    6' 1.5"

  • Weight

    190

  • School

    Wenatchee (NAHL)

  • Date of Birth

    April 4, 2000

  • Shoots

    Left

  • Scouting Report

    A solid defensive defenseman who's offensive side is starting to blossom...