Thursday, June 05, 2008

Wazz's First Round Mock Draft Board

If you haven't known me for a while, I'm all about prospects and the Draft. Going to each draft, sans 2005, since 2002; it's just a great event. The season is over, the future is now-- and beers flow like wine. But, it's time to go ahead and reveal my full first round mock draft. Check it out, let me know, and go from there.

1. Tampa Bay Lightning: Steve Stamkos, C, Sarnia Sting (OHL)

2. Los Angeles Kings: Drew Doughty, D Peterborough Petes (OHL)

3. Atlanta Thrashers: Luke Schenn, D, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

4. St. Louis Blues: Kyle Beach, LW, Everett Silvertips (WHL)

5. New York Islanders: Zach Bogosian, D, Peterborough Petes (OHL)

6. Columbus Blue Jackets: Tyler Myers, D, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

7. Toronto Maple Leafs: Alex Pietrangelo, D, Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL)

8. Phoenix Coyotes: Nikita Filatov, LW, CSKA-2 (Russia)

9. Nashville Predators (From Florida): Mattias Tedenby, LW, HV 71 (Sweden)

10. Vancouver Canucks: Colin Wilson, C, Boston University (NCAA)

11. Chicago Blackhawks: Kirill Petrov, RW, Kazan (Russia)

12. Anaheim Ducks (From Edmonton): Colten Teubert, D, Regina Pats (WHL)

13. Buffalo Sabres: Cody Hodgson, C, Brampton Battalion (OHL)

14. Carolina Hurricanes: Zach Boychuk, C, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)

15. Nashville Predators: Josh Bailey, C, Windsor Spitfires (OHL)

16. Boston Bruins: Michael Del Zotto, D, Oshawa Generals (OHL)

17. Calgary Flames: Jordan Eberle, C, Regina Pats (WHL)

18. Ottawa Senators: Colby Robak, D, Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)

19. Columbus Blue Jackets (From Colorado): Luca Sbisa, D, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)

20. New York Rangers: Mikhail Stefanovich, C, Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)

21. New Jersey Devils: John Carlson, D, Indiana Ice (USHL)

22. Edmonton Oilers (From Anaheim): Yann Sauve, D, Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

23. Washington Capitals: Anton Gustafsson, C, Frolunda (Sweden)

24. Minnesota Wild: A.J. Jenks, C, Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

25. Montreal Canadiens: Daultan Leveille, C, St. Catharines Falcons (Golden Horseshoe Junior B)

26. Buffalo Sabres (From San Jose): Jacob Markstrom, G, Brynas (Sweden)

27. Philadelphia Flyers: Joe Colborne, Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL)

28. Los Angeles Kings (From Dallas): Greg Nemisz, C, Windsor Spitfires

29. Atlanta Thrashers (From Pittsburgh): Tyler Cuma, D, Ottawa 67s (OHL)

30. Detroit Red Wings: Chet Pickard, G, Tri-City Americans (WHL)

I'll have more analysis over at Going Five Hole in a short bit, with a write-up about why I think these guys are going where they are going.