2017 NHL Mock Draft – May 1st

Draft Order after the 2017 NHL Draft Lottery and the 1st Round of the NHL Playoffs

1. – Nolan Patrick, C, Brandon (WHL)
2. – Nico Hischier, C, Halifax (QMJHL)
3. – Miro Heiskanen, D, HIFK (FIN)
4. – Casey Mittelstadt, C/LW, Eden Prairie (USHS)
5. – Gabriel Vilardi, C, Windsor (OHL)
6. – Elias Pettersson, C, Timrå (SWE-2)
7. – Owen Tippett, RW, Mississauga (OHL)
8. – Timothy Liljegren, D, Timrå (SWE-2)
9. – Cale Makar, D, Brooks (AJHL)
10. – Eeli Tolvanen, LW, Sioux City (USHL)
11. – Michael Rasmussen, C, Tri-City (WHL)
12. – Cody Glass, C, Portland (WHL)
13. – Juuso Välimäki, D, Tri-City (WHL)
14. – Martin Necas, C/RW, Kometa Brno (CZE)
15. – Cal Foote, D, Kelowna (WHL)
16. – Nick Suzuki, C, Owen Sound (OHL)
17. – Kailer Yamamoto, C/W, Spokane (WHL)
18. – Nicolas Hague, D, Mississauga (OHL)
19. – Lias Andersson, C/LW, HV-71 (SWE)
20. – Maxime Comtois, C/LW, Victoriaville (QMJHL)
21. – Klim Kostin, RW, Dynamo Balashikha (VHL)
22. – Urho Vaakanainen, D, JYP (FIN)
23. (via MIN) – Erik Brännström, D, HV-71 (SWE)
24. – Kristian Vesalainen, LW/RW, Frölunda (SWE)
25. – Jason Robertson, LW, Kingston (OHL)
26. – Ryan Poehling, C, St. Cloud State (NCHC)
27. – Jake Oettinger, G, Boston University (H-EAST)
28. – Nikita Popugaev, RW, Prince George (WHL)
29. – Joshua Norris, C, USA U-18 (USDP)
30. – Jaret Anderson-Dolan, C, Spokane (WHL)
31. (via WSH) – Isaac Ratcliffe, LW, Guelph (OHL)

#23 – Arizona receives Minnesota’s 2017 1st Round pick, 2018 2nd Round pick and a conditional 2019 pick in exchange for F Martin Hanzal, F Ryan White and Arizona’s 2017 4th Round pick.
#31 – St. Louis receives Washington’s 2017 1st Round pick, a conditional 2019 2nd Round pick, F Zach Sanford, and F Brad Malone in exchange for D Kevin Shattenkirk and G Pheonix Copley.
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