NHL: 2016 Mock Draft

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By: Rossy Pasternak

With the 2015-2016 NHL season officially behind us, we now turn our focus to the NHL Entry Draft, taking place on June 24-25 in Buffalo, New York. Here is SportsNak’s official mock draft.

  1. Toronto Maple Leafs – Auston Matthews – C – Zurich (NLA)
  2. Winnipeg Jets – Patrik Laine – LW – Tappara Tampere (SM – Liiga)
  3. Columbus Blue Jackets – Jesse Puljujarvi – RW – Karpat (SM – Liiga)
  4. Edmonton Oilers – Olli Juolevi – D – London (OHL)
  5. Vancouver Canucks – Matthew Tkachuk – LW – London (OHL)
  6. Calgary Flames – Pierre-Luc Dubois – C – Cap Breton (QMJHL)
  7. Arizona Coyotes – Mikhail Sergachev – D – Windsor (OHL)
  8. Buffalo Sabres – Jakob Chychrun – D – Sarnia (OHL)
  9. Montreal Canadiens – Jake Bean – D – Calgary (WHL)
  10. Colorado Avalanche – Alexander Nylander – LW – Mississauga (OHL)
  11. New Jersey Devils – Dante Fabbro – D- Penticton (BCHL)
  12. Ottawa Senators – Tyson Jost – C – Penticton (BCHL)
  13. Carolina Hurricanes – Michael McLeod – Mississauga (OHL)
  14. Boston Bruins – Clayton Keller – C – Windsor (OHL)
  15. Minnesota Wild – Max Jones – LW – London (OHL)
  16. Detroit Red Wings – Logan Brown – C – Windsor (OHL)
  17. Nashville Predators – Julien Gauthier – C – Val-d’Or (QMJHL)
  18. Philadelphia Flyers – Logan Stanley -D – Windsor (OHL)
  19. New York Islanders -Kieffer Bellows – LW – USNTDP
  20. Arizona Coyotes – Riley Tufte – LW – Fargo (USHL)
  21. Carolina Hurricanes – Luke Kunin – C – Wisconsin
  22. Winnipeg Jets – Charles McAvoy – D – USNTDP
  23. Flordia Panthers – Brett Howden – LW – Moose Jaw (WHL)
  24. Anaheim Ducks – German Rubtsov – C – Vityaz Podolsk HC (Rus JR.)
  25. Dallas Stars – Kale Clague – D – Brandon (WHL)
  26. Washington Capitals – Markus Niemelainen – D – Saginaw (OHL)
  27. Tampa Bay Lightning – Pascal Laberge – Victoriaville (QMJHL)
  28. St. Louis Blues – Cameron Morrison – LW – Youngstown (USHL)
  29. Boston Bruins – Carl Grundstrom – LW – Modo Hockey (SHL)
  30. Toronto Maple Leafs – Filip Gustavsson – G – Lulea HF (SHL)

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