2017 NHL Draft Results

The 2017 NHL draft was held on June 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Forward Nico Hischier was selected #1 overall by the New Jersey Devils. The Philadelphia Flyers selected forward Nolan Patrick #2 overall.

The best player out of the 2017 NHL entry draft was defenceman Cale Makar going #4 overall to the Colorado Avalanche.

Notable 2017 draft picks were forward Drake Batherson going in the fourth round at #121 overall to the Ottawa Senators.

2017 NHL Entry Draft Round One Results

#PlayerNationalityNHL teamCollege/junior/club team
1Nico Hischier (C)SwitzerlandNew Jersey DevilsHalifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
2Nolan Patrick (C)CanadaPhiladelphia FlyersBrandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
3Miro Heiskanen (D)FinlandDallas StarsHIFK (Liiga)
4Cale Makar (D)CanadaColorado AvalancheBrooks Bandits (AJHL)
5Elias Pettersson (C)SwedenVancouver CanucksTimra IK (HockeyAllsvenskan)
6Cody Glass (C)CanadaVegas Golden KnightsPortland Winterhawks (WHL)
7Lias Andersson (C)SwedenNew York Rangers (from Arizona)HV71 (SHL)
8Casey Mittelstadt (C)United StatesBuffalo SabresGreen Bay Gamblers (USHL)
9Michael Rasmussen (C)CanadaDetroit Red WingsTri-City Americans (WHL)
10Owen Tippett (RW)CanadaFlorida PanthersMississauga Steelheads (OHL)
11Gabriel Vilardi (C)CanadaLos Angeles KingsWindsor Spitfires (OHL)
12Martin Necas (C)Czech RepublicCarolina HurricanesHC Kometa Brno (Czech Extraliga)
13Nick Suzuki (C)CanadaVegas Golden Knights (from Winnipeg)Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
14Callan Foote (D)CanadaTampa Bay LightningKelowna Rockets (WHL)
15Erik Brannstrom (D)SwedenVegas Golden Knights (from NY Islanders)HV71 (SHL)
16Juuso Valimaki (D)FinlandCalgary FlamesTri-City Americans (WHL)
17Timothy Liljegren (D)SwedenToronto Maple LeafsRogle BK (SHL)
18Urho Vaakanainen (D)FinlandBoston BruinsJYP (Liiga)
19Josh Norris (C)United StatesSan Jose SharksU.S. NTDP (USHL)
20Robert Thomas (C)CanadaSt. Louis BluesLondon Knights (OHL)
21Filip Chytil (C)Czech RepublicNew York RangersPSG Zlin (Czech Extraliga)
22Kailer Yamamoto (RW)United StatesEdmonton OilersSpokane Chiefs (WHL)
23Pierre-Olivier Joseph (D)CanadaArizona Coyotes (from Minnesota)Charlottetown Islanders (QMJHL)
24Kristian Vesalainen (RW)FinlandWinnipeg Jets (from Columbus via Vegas)Frolunda HC (SHL)
25Ryan Poehling (C)United StatesMontreal CanadiensSt. Cloud State (NCHC)
26Jake Oettinger (G)United StatesDallas Stars (from Chicago)Boston University (HE)
27Morgan Frost (C)CanadaPhiladelphia Flyers (from Washington via St. Louis)Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
28Shane Bowers (C)CanadaOttawa SenatorsWaterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Henri Jokiharju (D)FinlandChicago Blackhawks (from Anaheim via Dallas)Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
30Eeli Tolvanen (RW)FinlandNashville PredatorsSioux City Musketeers (USHL)
31Klim Kostin (C/LW)RussiaSt. Louis Blues (from Pittsburgh)Dynamo Moscow (KHL)

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