2012 Wild Draft Pick Performances
Round 1 – 7th Overall – Mathew Dumba
|Red Deer (WHL)
Notes: Began the season with the Wild, but didn't appear in a game before being reassigned to Red Deer on Jan. 27. After season ended with the Rebels, Dumba joined the Houston Aeros and appeared in eight games.
Round 2 – 46th Overall – Raphael Bussieres
Notes: The Wild's second-round pick in 2012, Bussieres was the assistant captain for Baie-Comeau, and averaged better than a point-per-game in the QMJHL, while being a plus-27. He was named the QMJHL's No. 2 Star in November after tallying 23 points (10-13=23) and a plus-11 rating in 13 games and tied a team record scoring a goal in eight consecutive games (Nov. 9-23). Bussieres was signed to an entry-level contract with the Wild on May 9 and will appear with the team in training camp next season.
Round 3 – 68th Overall – John Draeger
|Michigan State (CCHA)||42||1||9||10||22|
Notes: After finishing his prep career at Shattuck-St. Marys, Draeger joined Michigan State as a true freshman. He appeared in 42 games for the Spartans. The defenseman totaled 10 points (1-9=10) as Michigan State fell in three games in their CCHA Quarterfinal series vs. Miami (OH).
Round 4 – 98th Overall – Adam Gilmour
Notes: Gilmour led Muskegon in assists (28), points (47), and +/- rating (plus-17). Next season Gilmour will be playing at Boston College.
Round 5 – 128th Overall – Daniel Gunnarsson
|Lulea HF (SEL)
Notes: The 21-year old appeared in 53 games for Lulea HF of the Swedish Elite League, scoring six goals and adding 11 assists, while being plus-10.
Round 6 – 158th Overall – Christoph Bertschy
|SC Bern (Swiss)
Notes: Appeared in 41 games for Bern, scoring four goals and adding two assists. Bertschy also played in 20 playoff games recording two goals and adding an assist.The 19-year old appeared in 18 games for the U-20 Swiss team, scoring 13 goals and adding seven assists for 20 points.
Round 7 – 188th Overall – Louis Nanne
Notes: Nanne skipped his senior year of high school at Edina to play for Penticton of the BCHL. Recorded 41 points in 45 points for the Vees (19-22=41). Named BCHL Player of the Week after totaling four goals and an assist in four playoff games with Penticton on April 3. The Vees fell to Surrey in double-overtime of the Fred Page Cup Finals. Nanne will return to play at Penticton next season after he rehabs from shoulder surgery.