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2006 NHL Entry Draft

2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 1
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
1 1 1 Erik Johnson 736 78 213 291
1 2 2 Jordan Staal 912 220 296 516
1 3 3 Jonathan Toews 891 330 433 763
1 4 4 Nicklas Backstrom 916 235 654 889
1 5 5 Phil Kessel 1016 360 474 834
1 6 6 Derick Brassard 803 182 280 462
1 7 7 Kyle Okposo 766 188 304 492
1 8 8 Peter Mueller
1 9 9 James Sheppard
1 10 10 Michael Frolik 812 154 219 373
1 11 11 Jonathan Bernier 337 0 0.91 2.68
1 12 12 Bryan Little 843 217 304 521
1 13 13 Jiri Tlusty
1 14 14 Michael Grabner 614 173 100 273
1 15 15 Riku Helenius
1 16 16 Ty Wishart
1 17 17 Trevor Lewis 634 65 88 153
1 18 18 Chris Stewart 660 160 162 322
1 19 19 Mark Mitera
1 20 20 David Fischer
1 21 21 Bob Sanguinetti
1 22 22 Claude Giroux 840 241 534 775
1 23 23 Semyon Varlamov 457 0 0.91 2.67
1 24 24 Dennis Persson
1 25 25 Patrik Berglund 717 170 156 326
1 26 26 Leland Irving
1 27 27 Ivan Vishnevskiy
1 28 28 Nick Foligno 858 187 255 442
1 29 29 Chris Summers 70 2 7 9
1 30 30 Matt Corrente
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 2
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
2 1 31 Tomas Kana
2 2 32 Carl Sneep
2 3 33 Igor Makarov
2 4 34 Michal Neuvirth 257 0 0.91 2.85
2 5 35 Francois Bouchard
2 6 36 Jamie McGinn 617 117 103 220
2 7 37 Yuri Alexandrov
2 8 38 Bryce Swan
2 9 39 Andreas Nodl
2 10 40 Ondrej Fiala
2 11 41 Cory Emmerton
2 12 42 Mike Ratchuk
2 13 43 Riley Holzapfel
2 14 44 Nikolay Kulemin 669 121 153 274
2 15 45 Jeff Petry 628 60 163 223
2 16 46 Jhonas Enroth
2 17 47 Shawn Matthias 551 90 84 174
2 18 48 Joey Ryan
2 19 49 Ben Maxwell
2 20 50 Milan Lucic 909 198 306 504
2 21 51 Nigel Williams
2 22 52 Keith Seabrook
2 23 53 Mathieu Carle
2 24 54 Artem Anisimov 710 165 184 349
2 25 55 Denis Bodrov
2 26 56 Blake Geoffrion
2 27 57 Mike Weber
2 28 58 Alexander Vasyunov
2 29 59 Codey Burki
2 30 60 Jesse Joensuu
2 31 61 Simon Danis-Pepin
2 32 62 Dick Axelsson
2 33 63 Jamie McBain 348 30 80 110
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 3
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
3 1 64 Jonas Junland
3 2 65 Brian Strait 187 6 23 29
3 3 66 Ryan White 313 31 30 61
3 4 67 Kirill Tulupov
3 5 68 Eric Gryba 289 7 36 43
3 6 69 Steve Mason 476 0 0.91 2.71
3 7 70 Robin Figren
3 8 71 Brad Marchand 700 275 316 591
3 9 72 Cal Clutterbuck 804 119 116 235
3 10 73 Brady Calla
3 11 74 Jeff Zatkoff 48 0 0.91 2.49
3 12 75 Theo Peckham
3 13 76 Tony Lagerstrom
3 14 77 Vladimir Zharkov
3 15 78 Kevin Quick
3 16 79 Jonathan Matsumoto
3 17 80 Michael Forney
3 18 81 Mike Carman
3 19 82 Daniel Rahimi
3 20 83 John de Gray
3 21 84 Ryan Hillier
3 22 85 Tom Sestito 154 10 11 21
3 23 86 George "Bud" Holloway
3 24 87 John Armstrong
3 25 88 Jonas Ahnelov
3 26 89 Aaron Marvin
3 27 90 Aaron Snow
3 28 91 Kaspars Daugavins
3 29 92 Daniel Larsson
3 30 93 Harrison Reed
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 4
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
4 1 94 Ryan Turek
4 2 95 Ben Shutron
4 3 96 Joe Palmer
4 4 97 Oskar Osala
4 5 98 James DeLory
4 6 99 James Reimer 345 0 0.91 2.76
4 7 100 Rhett Rakhshani
4 8 101 Joonas Lehtivuori
4 9 102 Kyle Medvec
4 10 103 Michael Caruso
4 11 104 David Kveton
4 12 105 Niko Snellman
4 13 106 Reto Berra 76 0 0.89 3.27
4 14 107 Tyler Miller
4 15 108 Jase Weslosky
4 16 109 Jakub Kovar
4 17 110 Kevin Montgomery
4 18 111 Korbinian Holzer 174 5 19 24
4 19 112 Matt Beleskey 477 76 82 158
4 20 113 Ben Wright
4 21 114 Niclas Andersen
4 22 115 Tomas Marcinko
4 23 116 Derrick LaPoint
4 24 117 Felix Schutz
4 25 118 Hugo Carpentier
4 26 119 Doug Rogers
4 27 120 Richard Bachman 49 0 0.9 2.94
4 28 121 Pierre-Luc Lessard
4 29 122 Luke Lynes
4 30 123 Bobby Hughes
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 5
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
5 1 124 Andy Sackrison
5 2 125 Chad Johnson 192 0 0.9 3.05
5 3 126 Shane Sims
5 4 127 Maxime Lacroix
5 5 128 Andrew Bodnarchuk 42 0 4 4
5 6 129 Bobby Nyholm
5 7 130 Brett Bennett
5 8 131 Martin Latal
5 9 132 Niko Hovinen
5 10 133 Bryan Pitton
5 11 134 David Meckler
5 12 135 Alex Kangas
5 13 136 Nick Sucharski
5 14 137 Tomas Zaborsky
5 15 138 David Mcintyre
5 16 139 Pavel Valentenko
5 17 140 Cody Wild
5 18 141 Kim Johansson
5 19 142 Maxime Frechette
5 20 143 Ashton Rome
5 21 144 Martin Nolet
5 22 145 Jon Rheault
5 23 146 Mark Dekanich
5 24 147 Alex Biega 186 4 32 36
5 25 148 Olivier Magnan
5 26 149 Juuso Puustinen
5 27 150 Max Warn
5 28 151 Ryan Daniels
5 29 152 Jordan Bendfeld
5 30 153 Stephane Chaput
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 6
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
6 1 154 Matthew McCollem
6 2 155 Peter Aston
6 3 156 Jan-Mikael Juutilainen
6 4 157 Brent Gwidt
6 5 158 Levi Nelson
6 6 159 Jesse Dudas
6 7 160 Andrew MacDonald 586 28 133 161
6 8 161 Viktor Stalberg
6 9 162 Julian Walker
6 10 163 Sergei Shirokov
6 11 164 Constantin Braun
6 12 165 Jonas Enlund
6 13 166 Tyler Ruegsegger
6 14 167 Juraj Simek
6 15 168 Dane Crowley
6 16 169 Chris Auger
6 17 170 Alexander Bumagin
6 18 171 Brian Day
6 19 172 Petteri Wirtanen
6 20 173 Stefan Ridderwall
6 21 174 Eric Hunter
6 22 175 Michael Dupont
6 23 176 Ryan Flynn
6 24 177 Mathieu Perreault 598 127 188 315
6 25 178 Tony Romano
6 26 179 Jordan Fulton
6 27 180 Leo Komarov 417 58 93 151
6 28 181 Kevin Koopman
6 29 182 Jan Mursak
6 30 183 Nick Dodge
2006 NHL Entry Draft Round 7
NHL Totals
Round Pick Overall Team From Player GP G A PTS S% GAA
7 1 184 Alexander Hellstrom
7 2 185 Timo Seppanen
7 3 186 Peter Leblanc
7 4 187 Devin DiDiomete
7 5 188 Chris Frank
7 6 189 Derek Dorsett 515 51 76 127
7 7 190 Troy Mattila
7 8 191 Nick Oslund
7 9 192 Chris Hickey
7 10 193 Marc Cheverie
7 11 194 Matt Marquardt
7 12 195 Jesse Martin
7 13 196 Benn Ferriero
7 14 197 Evan Fuller
7 15 198 Denis Kazionov
7 16 199 Cameron Cepek
7 17 200 Arturs Kulda
7 18 201 Billy Sauer
7 19 202 John McCarthy 88 3 3 6
7 20 203 Jay Barriball
7 21 204 Lukas Zeliska
7 22 205 Andrei Popov
7 23 206 Viktor Sjodin
7 24 207 Benjamin Breault
7 25 208 Kyell Henegan
7 26 209 Per Jonsson
7 27 210 Will O'Neill
7 28 211 Erik Condra 372 40 59 99
7 29 212 Logan Pyett
7 30 213 Justin Krueger

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About The NHL Draft

The NHL Entry Draft is an assembly of NHL franchises, during which teams take turns selecting the rights to amateur ice hockey players. Players are selected from junior or collegiate leagues, as well as professional European league players who meet the draft requirements two to three months after the previous season has concluded. For North American players to be eligible, they should have reached the age of 18 on or before September 15 of the draft year, and should be below 20 years of age before December 31st. For European and international players, the age range is between 18 and 21 years of age.

NHL Draft History

The first NHL Draft was held on June 5, 1963 in Montreal. During this time, the conference was called the NHL Amateur Draft, because only players between 18 and 20 years of age from non-professional leagues were eligible. The title was eventually changed to NHL Entry Draft in 1980, when professional players (from age 18 to 20) from the defunct World Hockey Association (WHA) joined the league through the draft, with the exception of Wayne Gretzky, who came to the NHL undrafted as part of an agreement for WHA teams to bring over a limited number of players.

NHL Draft Lottery

Throughout NHL draft history, there have been many changes in the draft lottery format. From 1963 up to 1994, draft order was determined in reverse order of the team standings, so the team that finished last during the previous season was allowed to make the first pick. In 1995, the NHL changed the way the draft selections were awarded. All non-playoff teams would be entered in a lottery, and the winner would move up by as many as 4 picks. The chances of winning the lottery weighed heavily on the teams at the bottom of the regular season standings. In 2013, the NHL made another alteration to the draft lottery process. Instead of allowing the lottery winner to move up by 4 draft spots, the winner would now move all the way up to the number one spot. Recently, in 2016, the NHL draft lottery format was modified once again. This time, the top 3 picks were all drawn through the lottery, instead of simply holding a lottery for the first overall pick.

NHL Expansion Draft

Occasionally, whenever the NHL expanded, they would need to stock the new team with players through an expansion draft. During an NHL Expansion Draft, existing teams would submit a list of 'protected' players, who are not to be included in the draft, and the expansion teams would instead choose players who are not on the lists.

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