2012 NHL Draft Results

The 2012 NHL draft was held on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. This was a weak draft with the Edmonton Oilers selecting Nail Yakupov #1 overall. The Columbus Blue Jackets followed by selecting Ryan Murray #2 overall. The best pick in the first round goes to the Tampa Bay Lightning by selecting two-time Stanley Cup goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy #19 overall.

Notable 2012 entry draft picks were goalie Frederik Andersen being selected in round three at #87 overall to the Anaheim Ducks. Goalie Connor Hellebuyck was drafted in the fifth round at #130 overall by the Winnipeg Jets.

2012 NHL Draft Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1Nail Yakupov (RW)RussiaEdmonton OilersSarnia Sting (OHL)
2Ryan Murray (D)CanadaColumbus Blue JacketsEverett Silvertips (WHL)
3Alex Galchenyuk (C)United StatesMontreal CanadiensSarnia Sting (OHL)
4Griffin Reinhart (D)CanadaNew York IslandersEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)
5Morgan Rielly (D)CanadaToronto Maple LeafsMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
6Hampus Lindholm (D)SwedenAnaheim DucksRogle BK (Allsvenskan)
7Matt Dumba (D)CanadaMinnesota WildRed Deer Rebels (WHL)
8Derrick Pouliot (D)CanadaPittsburgh Penguins (from Carolina)Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
9Jacob Trouba (D)United StatesWinnipeg JetsUS NTDP (USHL)
10Slater Koekkoek (D)CanadaTampa Bay LightningPeterborough Petes (OHL)
11Filip Forsberg (RW)SwedenWashington Capitals (from Colorado)Leksands IF (Allsvenskan)
12Mikhail Grigorenko (C)RussiaBuffalo SabresQuebec Remparts (QMJHL)
13Radek Faksa (C)Czech RepublicDallas StarsKitchener Rangers (OHL)
14Zemgus Girgensons (C)LatviaBuffalo Sabres (from Calgary)Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
15Cody Ceci (D)CanadaOttawa SenatorsOttawa 67’s (OHL)
16Tom Wilson (RW)CanadaWashington CapitalsPlymouth Whalers (OHL)
17Tomas Hertl (C)Czech RepublicSan Jose SharksSlavia Prague (ELH)
18Teuvo Teravainen (RW)FinlandChicago BlackhawksJokerit (SM-liiga)
19Andrei Vasilevskiy (G)RussiaTampa Bay Lightning (from Detroit)Tolpar Ufa (MHL)
20Scott Laughton (C)CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersOshawa Generals (OHL)
21Mark Jankowski (C)CanadaCalgary Flames (from Nashville via Buffalo)Stanstead College (HS–Quebec)
22Olli Maatta (D)FinlandPittsburgh PenguinsLondon Knights (OHL)
23Mike Matheson (D)CanadaFlorida PanthersDubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
24Malcolm Subban (G)CanadaBoston BruinsBelleville Bulls (OHL)
25Jordan Schmaltz (D)United StatesSt. Louis BluesGreen Bay Gamblers (USHL)
26Brendan Gaunce (C)CanadaVancouver CanucksBelleville Bulls (OHL)
27Henrik Samuelsson (C)United StatesPhoenix CoyotesEdmonton Oil Kings (WHL)
28Brady Skjei (D)United StatesNew York RangersUS NTDP (USHL)
29Stefan Matteau (C)United StatesNew Jersey DevilsUS NTDP (USHL)
30Tanner Pearson (LW)CanadaLos Angeles KingsBarrie Colts (OHL)

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