2016 NHL Draft Results

The 2016 NHL draft was held on June 24, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. Auston Matthews was selected #1 overall followed by Patrik Laine going #2 overall.

Notable 2016 draft picks were forward Alex DeBrincat going #39 overall to the Chicago Blackhawks and defenceman Adam Fox being drafted in the third round at #66 overall.

2016 NHL Draft Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL TeamCollege/Junior/Club Team
1Auston Matthews (C)United StatesToronto Maple LeafsZSC Lions (NLA)
2Patrik Laine (RW)FinlandWinnipeg JetsTappara (Liiga)
3Pierre-Luc Dubois (LW/C)CanadaColumbus Blue JacketsCape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)
4Jesse Puljujarvi (RW)FinlandEdmonton OilersKarpat (Liiga)
5Olli Juolevi (D)FinlandVancouver CanucksLondon Knights (OHL)
6Matthew Tkachuk (LW)United StatesCalgary FlamesLondon Knights (OHL)
7Clayton Keller (C)United StatesArizona CoyotesU.S. NTDP (USHL)
8Alexander Nylander (LW) SwedenBuffalo SabresMississauga Steelheads (OHL)
9Mikhail Sergachev (D)RussiaMontreal CanadiensWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
10Tyson Jost (C)CanadaColorado AvalanchePenticton Vees (BCHL)
11Logan Brown (C)United StatesOttawa Senators (from New Jersey)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
12Michael McLeod (C)CanadaNew Jersey Devils (from Ottawa)Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
13Jake Bean (D)CanadaCarolina HurricanesCalgary Hitmen (WHL)
14Charlie McAvoy (D)United StatesBoston BruinsBoston University Terriers (Hockey East)
15Luke Kunin (C)United StatesMinnesota WildWisconsin Badgers (Big Ten)
16Jakob Chychrun (D)CanadaArizona Coyotes (from Detroit)Sarnia Sting (OHL)
17Dante Fabbro (D)CanadaNashville PredatorsPenticton Vees (BCHL)
18Logan Stanley (D)CanadaWinnipeg Jets (from Philadelphia)Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
19Kieffer Bellows (LW)United StatesNew York IslandersU.S. NTDP (USHL)
20Dennis Cholowski (D)CanadaDetroit Red Wings (from NY Rangers via Arizona)Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
21Julien Gauthier (RW)CanadaCarolina Hurricanes (from Los Angeles)Val-d’Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
22German Rubtsov (C) RussiaPhiladelphia Flyers (from Chicago via Winnipeg)Russia U18 (MHL)
23Henrik Borgstrom (C)FinlandFlorida PanthersHIFK JR. (FIN-Jr.)
24Max Jones (LW)United StatesAnaheim DucksLondon Knights (OHL)
25Riley Tufte (LW) United StatesDallas StarsFargo Force (USHL)
26Tage Thompson (C)United StatesSt. Louis Blues (from Washington)Connecticut Huskies (Hockey East)
27Brett Howden (C)CanadaTampa Bay LightningMoose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
28Lucas Johansen (D)CanadaWashington Capitals (from St. Louis)Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
29Trent Frederic (C)United StatesBoston Bruins (from San Jose)U.S. NTDP (USHL)
30Sam Steel (C)CanadaAnaheim Ducks (from Pittsburgh via Toronto)Regina Pats (WHL)

Sign up for our weekly newsletter