2010 NHL Entry Draft: Second day results

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Here are the results on the second through seventh rounds of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. We’ll be keeping you up to date throughout the day on every single pick on the second day of the draft.

We won’t have detailed analysis of every single pick, but we will be updating on trade rumors and any moves that are made today. We’ll also have some thoughts on certain picks as they come.

We’ll link a player’s name with any specific thoughts we may have.

Second round:

31. Edmonton Oilers – Tyler Pitlick, C

32. Boston Bruins – Jared Knight, C

33. Florida Panthers – John McFarland, LW

34. Columbus Blue Jackets – Dalton Smith, LW

35. Chicago Blackhawks – Ludwig Rensfeldt, LW

36. Florida Panthers – Alexander Petrovic, D

37. Carolina Hurricanes – Justin Faulk, D

38. New Jersey – Jonathon Merrill, D

39. Minnesota Wild – Brett Bulmer, RW

40. NY Rangers – Christian Thomas, RW

41. Dallas Stars – Patrik Nemeth, D

42. Anaheim Ducks – Devante Smith-Pelly, RW

43. Toronto Maple Leafs – Bradley Ross, LW

44. St. Louis Blues – Sebastian Wannstrom, RW

45. Boston Bruins – Ryan Spooner, C

46. Edmonton Oilers – Martin Marincin, D

47. Los Angeles Kings – Tyler Toffoli, C

48. Edmonton Oilers – Curtis Hamilton, LW

49. Colorado Avalanche – Calvin Pickard, G

50. Florida Panthers –  Connor Brickley, C

51. Detroit Red Wings – Calle Jarnkrok, C

52. Phoenix Coyotes – Philip Lane, C

53. Carolina Hurricanes – Mark Alt, D

54. Chicago Blackhawks – Justin Holl, D

55. Columbus Blue Jackets – Petr Straka, RW

56. Minnesota Wild – Johan Larsson

57. Phoenix Coyotes – Oscar Lindberg

58. Chicago Blackhawks – Kent Simpson

59. Minnesota Wild – Jason Zucker, LW

60. Chicago Blackhawks – Stephen Johns, D

Third through seventh rounds after the jump….


Third Round:

61. Edmonton Oilers – Ryan Martindale, C

62. Toronto Maple Leafs – Greg McKegg, C

63. Tampa Bay Lighting – Brock Beukeboom, D

64. Calgary Flames – Max Reinhart, C

65. New York Islanders – Kieill Kabanov, C

66. Tampa Bay Lighting, Radko Gudas, D

67. Carolina Hurricanes – Danny Biega, D

68. Buffalo Sabres – Jerome Gauthier – Leduc, D

69. Florida Panthers – Joe Basaraba,

70.  Los Angeles Kings – Jordan Weal, C

71. Colorado Avalanche – Michael Bournival, LW

72. Tampa Bay Lightning – Adam Janosik, D

73. Calgary Flames – Joey Leach, D

74. St. Louis Blues – Max Gardiner, C

75. Buffalo Sabres – Kevin Sundher, C

76. Ottawa Senators – Jakub Culek, LW

77. Dallas Stars – Alex Guptill, LW

78. Nashville Predators – Taylor Aronson

79. Toronto Maple Leafs – Sondre Olden, W

80. Pittsburgh Penguins – Bryan Rust, RW

81. Detroit Red Wings – Louis-Marc Aubry, C

82. New York Islanders – Jason Clark

83. Buffalo Sabres – Matt Mackenzie, D

84. New Jersey Devils –  Scott Wedgewood, G

85. Carolina Hurricanes – Austin Levi, D

86. Washington Capitals – Stanislav Galiev, RW

87. Atlanta Thrashers – Julian Melchiori, D

88. San Jose Sharks – Max Gaede, RW

89. Philadelphia Flyers – Michael Chaput, C

90. Chicago Blackhawks – Jochen Nordstrom, C

Fourth Round:

91. Edmonton Oilers – Jeremie Blain, D

92. Florida Panthers – Sam Brittain, G

93. Florida Panthers – Benjamin Gallacher, D

94. Columbus Blue Jackets – Brandon Archibald, D

95. Colorado Avalanche – Stephan Silas, D

96. Tampa Bay Lighting – Geoffrey Schemitsch, D

97. Boston Bruins – Craig Cunningham, LW

98. Buffalo Sabres – Steven Shipley, C

99. Florida Panthers – Joonas Donskoi, RW

100. NY Rangers – Andrew Yogan, C/LW

101. Atlanta Thashers – Ivan Telegin, LW

102. Columbus Blue Jackets – Mathieu Corbeil-Theriault, G

103. Calgary Flames – John Ramage, D

104. St. Louis Blues – Jani Hakanpaa, D

105. Carolina Hurricanes – Justin Shugg, LW

106. Ottawa Senators – Markus Sorensen, RW

107. Colorado Avalanche – Sami Aittokallio, G

108. Calgary Flames – Bill Arnold, C

109. Dallas Stars – Alex Theriau, D

110. Pittsburgh Penguins – Tom Kuehnhackl, RW

111. Detroit Red Wings, Teemu Pulkkinen, LW

112. Washington Capitals – Philip Grubauer, G

113. Montreal Canadiens – Mark MacMillan, C/LW

114. New Jersey Devils – Joe Faust, D

115. Vancouver Canucks – Patrick McNally, D

116. Toronto Maple Leafs – Peter Granberg, D

117. Montreal Canadiens – Morgan Ellis, D

118. Tampa Bay Lightning, James Mullin, C/RW

119. Philadelphia Flyers – Tye McGinn, LW

120. Chicago Blackhawks – Rob Flick, C

Round 5

121. Edmonton Oilers – Tyler Bunz, G

122. Anaheim Ducks – Christopher Wagner, RW

123. Florida Panthers – Zach Hyman, C

124. Columbus Blue Jackets – Austin Madaisky, D

125. NY Islanders – Tony Dehart, D

126. Nashville Predators – Patrick Cehlin, RW

127. San Jose Sharks – Cody Ferriero, C

128. Atlanta Thrashers – Fredrick Pettersson-Wentzel G

129. San Jose Sharks – Freddie Hamilton, C

130. NY Rangers – Jason Wilson, LW

131. Dallas Stars – John Klingberg, D

132. Anaheim Ducks – Tim Heed, D

133. Calgary Flames – Micheal Ferland, LW

134. St. Louis Blues – Cody Beach, RW

135. Boston Bruins – Justin Florek, LW

136. San Jose Sharks – Isaac Macleod, D

137. Colorado Avalanche – Troy Rutkowski, D

138. Phoenix Coyotes – Louis Domingue, G

139. Colorado Avalanhce – Luke Walker, RW

140. Pittsburgh Penguins – Kenneth Agostino, LW

141. Detroit Red Wings – Petr Mrazek, G

142. Washington Capitals – Caleb Herbert, C

143. Buffalo Sabres – Gregg Sutch,  RW

144. Toronto Maple Leafs – Sam Carrick, C

145. Vancouver Canucks – Adam Polasek, D

146. Toronto Maple Leafs – Daniel Brodin, LW

147. Montreal Canadiens – Brendan Gallagher, RW

148. Los Angeles Kings – Kevin Gravel, D

149. Philadelphia Flyers – Michael Parks, RW

150. Atlanta Thrashers – Yasin Cisse, RW

Round 6

151. Chicago Blackhawks – Mirko Hoefflin, C

152. Pittsburgh Penguins – Joe Rogalski, D

153. Florida Panthers – Corey Durocher, LW

154. Columbus Blue Jackets – Dalton Prout, D

155. Atlanta Thrashers – Kendall McFaull, D

156. Tampa Bay Lightning – Brenden O’Donnell, C

157. NY Rangers – Jesper Fasth, RW

158. Los Angeles Kings – Maxim Kitsyn, LW

159. Minnesota Wild – Johan Gustafsson, G

160. Atlanta Thrashers – Tanner Lane, C

161. Anaheim Ducks – Andreas Dahlstrom, C/RW

162. Edmonton Oilers – Brandon Davidson, D

163. San Jose Sharks – Konrad Abeltshauser, D

164. St. Louis Blues – Stephen Macaulay, LW

165. Boston Bruins – Zane Gothberg, G

166. Edmonton Oilers – Drew Czerwonka, LW

167. Carolina Hurricanes – Tyler Stahl, D

168. Nashville Predators – Anthony Bitetto, D

169. Atlanta Thrashers – Sebastian Owuya, D

170. Pittsburgh Penguins – Reid McNeill, D

171. Detroit Red Wings – Brooks Macek, C

172. Vancouver Canucks – Alex Friesen, C

173. Buffalo Sabres – Cedrick Henley, LW

174. New Jersey Devils – Maxime Clermont, G

175. Vancouver Canucks – Jonathan Iilahti, G

176. Washington Capitals – Samuel Carrier, D

177. Anaheim Ducks – Kevin Lind, D

178. Ottawa Senators – Mark Stone, RW

179. Philadelphia Flyers – Nicholas Luuko, D

180. Chicago Blackhawks – Nick Mattson, D

Round 7

181. Edmonton Oilers – Kristians Pelss, C/LW

182. Toronto Maple Leafs – Josh Nicholls, RW

183. Florida Panthers – R.J. Boyd, D

184. Columbus Blue Jackets – Martin Oullette, D

185. New York Islanders –  Cody Rosen, G

186. Tampa Bay Lightning – Teigan Zahn, D

187. Carolina Hurricanes – Frederik Anderson, G

188. San Jose Sharks – Lee Moffie, D

189. Minnesota Wild – Dylen McKinlay, RW

190. New York Rangers – Randy McNaught, RW

191. Chicago Blackhawks  – MacMillian Carruth, G

192.  Anaheim Ducks – Brett Perlini, RW

193. Calgary Flames – Patrick Holland, RW

194. Nashville Predators – David Elsner, RW

195. Boston Bruins – Maxime Chudinov, D

196. Ottawa Senators – Bryce Aneloski, D

197. Colorado Avalanche – Luke Moffatt, C

198. Nashville Predators – Joonas Rask, C

199. Calgary Flames – Peter Stoykewych, D
 
200. Nashville Predators – Chistopher Crane, RW

201. Detroit Red Wings – Benjamin Marshall, D

202.  Edmonton Oilers – Kellen Jones, C/LW

203. Buffalo Sabres – Christian Isackson, RW

204. New Jersey Devils – Mauro Jorg, RW

205. Vancouver Canucks – Sawyer Hannay, D

206. Philadelphia Flyers – Ricard Blidstrand, D

207. Montreal Canadiens – John Westin, LW

208. Buffalo Sabres – Riley Boychuk, LW

209. Philadelphia Flyers – Brendan Ranford, LW

210. Boston Bruins – Zach Trotman, D

NHL suspends Desjardins two preseason games for illegal check to the head

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The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has issued another two-game preseason suspension, this time to Andrew Desjardins of the New York Rangers.

The incident occurred during the first period of Saturday’s game between the Rangers and New Jersey Devils, as Desjardins delivered a hit to the head of Miles Wood.

Desjardins received a match penalty for an illegal check to the head, and a two-game preseason ban on Monday.

“Desjardins, looking to prevent Wood from cutting to the front of the net, steps in front of Wood and delivers a high hit, which makes the head the main point of contact on a hit where such head contact was avoidable,” stated the Department of Player Safety in a video explanation.

“It is important to note that Wood is eligible to be hit on this play, provided it is done in a legal manner. However, rather than taking an angle of approach that results in a legal, full-bodied check, Desjardins takes an angle of approach that picks Wood’s head, making it the main point of contact.”

The Rangers are in action right now versus the Philadelphia Flyers. They have one game remaining on their preseason schedule after tonight, as they take on the Flyers again tomorrow.

Desjardins was attending Rangers camp on a professional tryout.

 

Devils score early and often, opening up seven-goal lead vs. Senators

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Tough night for the Ottawa Senators and, specifically, goaltender Mike Condon on Monday.

Playing the New Jersey Devils in the Kraft Hockeyville showcase in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Condon allowed seven goals on 17 shots before the midway point of the second period.

Andrew Hammond then entered into the game for Ottawa, with the Senators down 7-0.

Marcus Johansson started the scoring onslaught for New Jersey. Nico Hischier gave the Devils a three-goal lead before the eight-minute mark of the opening period, and John Quenneville scored twice in less than 30 seconds to put New Jersey up by seven in the second period.

Golden Knights embed season ticket members’ names in T-Mobile Arena ice

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The Vegas Golden Knights have chosen an interesting way to honor their season ticket members, as the organization inches closer to starting its inaugural NHL regular season.

The Golden Knights will, for the first time, play on their home ice at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday against the L.A. Kings in preseason action. To commemorate this historic season, the organization will embed the names of its season ticket members into the ice surface at their home arena.

(You can check out the video here. Very cool.)

“That it was feasible, if we wanted to do something special on the ice, that we had the ability to put texture to something on the ice, before the laid the last round of it,” said Todd Pollock, Golden Knights vice-president of ticketing and suites.

“It’s in the thousands, the number of names out there. Many thousands.”

The Golden Knights have played four preseason games so far — all on the road. They open the regular season with two games in two nights on the road, on Oct. 6 versus the Dallas Stars and the following night versus the Arizona Coyotes. They return to Vegas for their home opener against the Coyotes on Oct. 10.

NHL players weigh in on national anthem protests, divisive President Trump comments

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A number of National Hockey League players and coaches on Monday expressed their opinions about the national anthem protests and the divisive comments of President Donald Trump during a rally on Friday and on Twitter this weekend.

At a rally on Friday, Trump urged NFL team owners to fire players that take a knee during the National Anthem. He reiterated those remarks on Twitter the following day.

On Sunday, almost every NFL team took part in a form of protest against racial inequality and injustice during the anthem. Some players took a knee. Other players linked arms with fellow players, coaches and even team owners in a show of solidarity. Some teams, like the Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans did not take the field during the anthem.

On Monday, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews, who is 20 years old and from Scottsdale, AZ., said he would not take part in protest during the anthem.

“My great uncle served, I have friends and family who’ve served, there’s men and women who have risked their lives for the United States, people who have died for the United States,” Matthews said, per Sportsnet.

“I don’t know if kneeling, sitting, stretching is something I’d really look into doing because to me it’s like a dishonour to the men and women that fight for that flag, fight for the U.S. I don’t think I’d be one of the people to take part in that.”

Boston Bruins forward David Backes, who is from Minneapolis, MN., said he will continue to stand during the Star Spangled Banner.

“My opinion is that I’m American and I love my country and I love my flag,” said Backes, per CSNNE.com.

“I’ve got great buddies that have been in the military and they’ve sacrificed for my freedom, so I’d never want to do anything to disrespect that. My standpoint is that I’m standing for every national anthem with my hand over my heart and I’m staring at that flag recognizing those sacrifices. If I’ve got beef with a social justice issue or something else-wise, I’m going to find different avenues that are not disrespectful, especially to those that are military men and women that give me the freedom to do what I do.”

Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk told the Edmonton Journal that players have the right to protest, while his head coach Bill Peters does not believe that kneeling during the National Anthem is a sign of disrespect.

“I understand both sides. I don’t think anyone is truly trying to disrespect the flag, to be honest with you,” Peters told the Raleigh News & Observer. “I think people have too much pride in what’s going on in their countries, and they just want to make it better and there’s nothing wrong with that.”

Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler is believed to be the first NHL player to publicly speak out against the comments of President Trump, doing so from his verified Twitter account on Saturday. His comments followed scathing criticism of the President from a number of athletes, including NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry, in the wake of what Trump said at the rally. Following Sunday’s schedule of games, a number of NFL players spoke about the protests.

“I’m absolutely for the first amendment,” said Wheeler, when asked if he would support a teammate if they decide to take a knee during the National Anthem.

“I’m a big believer that what makes America a special place is you’re allowed to stand up for what you believe in. With just cause, if someone were electing to do that they would 100 percent have my support. Even if I don’t necessarily agree with why they do it it is their right to feel that way, it is their right to behave that way. If I didn’t agree with it, I would absolutely sit down, have a coffee, talk about it, try to understand why they feel that way and maybe you become a little more sympathetic.”