2010 Draft Pick Performances
Tuesday, 04.26.2011 / 11:12 AM CT / Minnesota Wild | Features
By Carly Peters - Media Relations Coordinator
Round 1 - 9th Overall - Mikael Granlund
|HIFK Helsinki (Finland)||39||8||28||36||14||6|
Notes: Granlund co-led all SM-liiga players with 16 points (5-11=16) in 15 playoff games to help lead HIFK to the League title with a 4-0 sweep of Blues in the finals. He was sidelined 21 games mid-season with an injury (10/16-12/28).
Round 2 - 39th Overall - Brett Bulmer
Notes: Bulmer collected six points (4-2=6) in 10 playoff games for Kelowna, which dropped its second round series to Portland 4-2. The winger ranked T-3rd in assists among Rockets skaters during the regular-season. He missed 14 games with a leg injury towards the end of the season (2/16-3/13).
Round 2 - 56th Overall - Johan Larsson
|Brynas (Sweden Elite)||43||4||4||8||18||3|
|Brynas (Sweden U20)||10||6||9||15||8||8|
Notes: Larsson played most of the season in the top ranks of Swedish hockey after posting 15 points in 10 games in the U20 league. In addition to recording two assists in Brynas’ playoff series loss to Farjestad, he also made appearances in international competitions for Sweden this season. The winger notched five points (2-3=5) in three games at the U19 Three Nations Tournament in Helsinki at the beginning of April. He served as the captain of Team Sweden and co-led the U19 Five Nations Tournament with 10 points (4-6=10) in four games. He also posted four points (1-3=4) and four PIM in six games at World Junior Championship.
Round 2 - 59th Overall - Jason Zucker
Notes: Zucker ended the season tied for the team lead in goals and ranked second in points. He also was second in WCHA play in goals and third in points. For his performance this year, he was named to the Inside College Hockey All-America Rookie Team, along with being named WCHA Rookie of the Year and to the All-WCHA Second Team. He claimed WCHA Freshman of the Week honors 12/7 and 12/14. He also helped the U.S. claim a bronze medal at the World Junior Championship, potting one goal in four games.
Round 6 - 159th Overall - Johan Gustafsson
Notes: Gustafsson ended his season with VIK, going 1-1-0 with a 2.94 GAA and a .867 SV% in two playoff games. He then backstopped Sweden to two wins, stopping 31-of-36 shots, at the U19 Three nations Tournament at the beginning of April.
Round 7 - 189th Overall - Dylen McKinlay
Notes: McKinlay totaled four points (2-2=4) in five playoff games as Chilliwack dropped its first round series vs. Spokane, 4-1. He missed 16 games with a knee injury at the beginning of the season (10/16-11/26).