2009 NHL Draft Results

The 2009 NHL draft was held on June 26, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The 2009 NHL Entry Draft featured forward John Tavares being drafted #1 overall by the New York Islanders. The Tampa Bay Lightning drafted defenceman Victor Hedman #2 overall.

Notable 2009 draft picks were Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe winner Ryan O’Reilly being drafted in the second round at #33 overall. The Minnesota Wild drafted goalie Darcy Kuemper in round six at #161 overall.

NHL Draft 2009 Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1John Tavares (C)CanadaNew York IslandersLondon Knights (OHL)
2Victor Hedman (D)SwedenTampa Bay LightningModo Hockey (Elitserien)
3Matt Duchene (C)CanadaColorado AvalancheBrampton Battalion (OHL)
4Evander Kane (LW)CanadaAtlanta ThrashersVancouver Giants (WHL)
5Brayden Schenn (C)CanadaLos Angeles KingsBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
6Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D)SwedenPhoenix CoyotesLeksands IF (Allsvenskan)
7Nazem Kadri (C)CanadaToronto Maple LeafsLondon Knights (OHL)
8Scott Glennie (RW)CanadaDallas StarsBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
9Jared Cowen (D)CanadaOttawa SenatorsSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
10Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson (LW)SwedenEdmonton OilersTimra IK (Elitserien)
11Ryan Ellis (D)CanadaNashville PredatorsWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
12Calvin de Haan (D)CanadaNew York Islanders (from Minnesota)Oshawa Generals (OHL)
13Zack Kassian (RW)CanadaBuffalo SabresPeterborough Petes (OHL)
14Dmitri Kulikov (D)RussiaFlorida PanthersDrummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL)
15Peter Holland (C)CanadaAnaheim DucksGuelph Storm (OHL)
16Nick Leddy (D)United StatesMinnesota Wild (from Columbus via NY Islanders)Eden Prairie High School (US High School-Minnesota)
17David Rundblad (D)SwedenSt. Louis BluesSkelleftea AIK (Elitserien)
18Louis Leblanc (C)CanadaMontreal CanadiensOmaha Lancers (USHL)
19Chris Kreider (C)United StatesNew York RangersPhillips Academy (United States High School-Massachusetts)
20Jacob Josefson (C)SwedenNew Jersey Devils (from Calgary)Djurgardens IF (Elitserien)
21John Moore (D)United StatesColumbus Blue Jackets (from Philadelphia via Anaheim)Chicago Steel (USHL)
22Jordan Schroeder (C)United StatesVancouver CanucksMinnesota Golden Gophers (WCHA)
23Tim Erixon (D)SwedenCalgary Flames (from New Jersey)Skelleftea AIK (Elitserien)
24Marcus Johansson (C)SwedenWashington CapitalsFarjestad BK (Elitserien)
25Jordan Caron (RW)CanadaBoston BruinsRimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
26Kyle Palmieri (C/RW)United StatesAnaheim Ducks (from San Jose via Tampa Bay, Ottawa, New York Islanders, and Columbus)U.S. NTDP (USHL)
27Philippe Paradis (C)CanadaCarolina HurricanesShawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)
28Dylan Olsen (D)CanadaChicago BlackhawksCamrose Kodiaks (AJHL)
29Carter Ashton (RW)CanadaTampa Bay Lightning (from Detroit)Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
30Simon Despres (D)CanadaPittsburgh PenguinsSaint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

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