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

Penguins enter Stanley Cup Final as favorites over Sharks: online bookmaker

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The Pittsburgh Penguins, led by the likes of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang, were last in the Stanley Cup Final in 2009, when they hoisted hockey’s silver chalice.

The San Jose Sharks are in uncharted waters, having never been here before, and that includes Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, both veterans of more than 1,000 regular season games played.

Perhaps that’s why the Penguins, one of the marquee NHL teams given their generational super star Crosby, are -135 favorites to win the Stanley Cup, according to online bookmaker Bovada on Friday. The Sharks were listed as +115 underdogs.

The Penguins, a force in the NHL since a coaching change in mid-December, became the betting favorites to win it all following their series win over Alex Ovechkin and the rival Washington Capitals in the second round.

Game 1 of the final goes Monday in Pittsburgh, where the Penguins will start with home ice advantage.

So far in these playoffs, the Penguins have gone 7-3 at Consol Energy Center. The Sharks are 5-4 on the road, where they actually started 3-0 following the first round against the L.A. Kings.

Right now, the Sharks possess the top three point producers in these playoffs in Logan Couture, Joe Pavelski (the leading goal scorer with 13) and Brent Burns, while Phil Kessel — as part of that dynamic HBK Line — is fifth in the league and leads the Penguins with 18 points in 18 games.

 

‘Two legends’ Thornton and Marleau prepare for first Stanley Cup Final

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been linked ever since they went one-two in the 1997 NHL draft to Boston and San Jose.

They became teammates with the Sharks more than a decade ago, won a gold medal for Canada at the 2010 Olympics and each had their captaincies stripped as they became the faces of so many postseason failures in San Jose.

Now at age 36 and after more than 3,000 combined games, 949 goals and 2,610 career points in the regular and postseason, Thornton and Marleau have the opportunity to add the only thing missing on their impressive career resumes if they can win the Stanley Cup.

“It’s just the next step for us,” Thornton said Friday. “We’ve been doing a really good job of staying day to day, shift to shift. This is just another challenge we’re hoping to come out on top on.”

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The two will take the ice in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their careers on Monday night in Pittsburgh, ending a long journey that included many disappointments and criticism that was often undeserved.

“It’s two legends,” teammate Brent Burns said. “I’ve said it before. Those two are some of the best players to ever play the game. It’s huge to get them here. They’ve done pretty much everything else. They sometimes take a bad rap in the media, which is unnecessary. Anybody that’s played with them sees the way that they work and what kind of teammates they are, what kind of people they are. They’re two of the best.”

They just haven’t always been considered that way because of the lack of playoff success that was at times as much a reflection on the lack of help they got as it was on any deficiencies in their games.

But both also had times when they failed to raise their game at the biggest points of the season. Thornton went pointless during a seven-game series loss to Montreal in his final playoffs in Boston in 2004 while he played with torn rib cartilage. Thornton also posted a -11 rating in the 2010 playoffs in San Jose when the Sharks got swept by Chicago in the Western Conference final.

Marleau struggled in the 2007-09 playoffs when San Jose got knocked out twice in the second round and then lost as the top seed in the first round to Anaheim in 2009. That led to the Sharks demoting him from captain.

The two have had plenty of playoff success along the way as well, but it has been the failures that colored people’s perceptions of them, none more than blowing a 3-0 series lead to Los Angeles in 2014 in a collapse that ultimately led to Thornton being stripped of the captaincy.

“We’ve been through a lot here,” teammate Logan Couture said. “I’ve only been here seven years but those guys have been here longer than I have and they deserve this. They’ve been through a lot, Patty especially.”

Marleau played 165 playoff games before reaching his first final, the most of any player. He lost his first three trips to the conference final and needed 16 trips to the playoffs to reach the final round.

Thornton was next on that list with 150 games, including two conference final losses before making it to the Cup in his 15th postseason.

The fact they will be there in Sharks uniforms only makes it more special. There was talk they could be traded the summer after the 2014 playoff collapse, Thornton had a public feud with general manager Doug Wilson last season and there were reports that Marleau was seeking a trade earlier this season.

Nothing ever materialized and the two are still in San Jose to the delight of all sides. Thornton is playing perhaps the best two-way hockey of his career, posting three goals and 15 assists through the first three rounds and dominating possession against the other team’s top players.

After spending much of the year as a third-line center, Marleau moved back to his more familiar spot of a second-line wing alongside Couture. He has four goals and eight assists so far, including two helpers in the third period of the conference final clincher against St. Louis.

“We’re just enjoying the ride right now,” Marleau said. “We’ve had some really good teams over the years. This team is a little bit different. The confidence we’ve built over the regular season and now in the playoffs, I think winning on the road helped us get close as a group during the regular season. It carried over into the playoffs so far. Just having each other’s back out there, working for each other.”

Stamkos: ‘If both sides want it to work out, we’ll work something out’

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2016, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates before an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Tampa, Fla. Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman says he won’t trade captain Steven Stamkos before the Feb. 29 trade deadline. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
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When it comes to Steven Stamkos, the drama that unfolded in the minutes prior to the official lineup being announced for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final may not compare to the off-season ahead.

Stamkos is a pending unrestricted free agent, at the end of his five-year, $37.5 million contract. His contract status has provided months of fodder, speculation and excitement about where he could go this summer.

At the age of 26, and one of the most prolific scorers in the league with 312 career goals and 36 this past season, an NHL team is going to have to doll out huge amounts of cash to land the talented forward — the most prized free agent in the past four years — if he decides not to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning and instead tests the open market.

But he’s also coming off a post-season in which he played only once after undergoing vascular surgery due to a blood clot. His health situation was publicly revealed at the beginning of April.

The challenge for the Lightning — having made it to the Stanley Cup Final in 2015 and one win shy of the same feat this year — and general manager Steve Yzerman goes beyond trying to reach a deal with Stamkos, though that could be a pricey endeavor as well.

There are numerous players on the Bolts roster that will need new contracts this summer or next. The list includes Victor Hedman, Ben Bishop, Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat, Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn and Jonathan Drouin. And they’ll likely all be asking for raises, too.

Especially the 22-year-old Kucherov, who made $711,666 this season, is a restricted free agent this summer as per General Fanager, and had 11 goals and 19 points in 17 post-season games.

Just the realities of the salary cap, with a team loaded with talented players.

“It’s tough to build teams, it’s tough to keep teams together,” said Stamkos, as per the Tampa Bay Times. “Especially when you have so many great young players that are on entry level deals who are going to get a raise. There’s some tough decisions to be made, not only for this organization but for a lot of other organizations.

“I’m sure if both sides want it to work out, we’ll work something out.”

Matthews headlines additions to Team North America

Auston Matthews of USA celebrates after scoring to take the score to 3-0, during the 2016 IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Championships quarterfinal match between USA and Czech Republic in Helsinki, Finland, on January 2nd, 2016. (Roni Rekomaa / Lehtikuva via AP)  FINLAND OUT - NO SALES
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Can youth and talent win out over experience? Team North America, which is compromised exclusively of Canadian and American players born on or after Oct. 2, 1992, will attempt to do just that.

While you can debate the merit of having a young guns team in the World Cup, for many people there is something interesting about seeing the likes of Jack Eichel, Connor McDavid, Nathan MacKinnon, and Johnny Gaudreau team up to face the world’s best players. With today’s additions, the projected No. 1 pick for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Auston Matthews, will be joining the squad too.

On defense, Shayne Gostisbehere has been added to the mix after his superb rookie campaign with the Philadelphia Flyers. Another standout from the 2016 rookie class, Colton Parayko, will join him on the blueline.

North America’s already interesting collections of forwards added even more intrigue today. In addition to the aforementioned Matthews, Jonathan Drouin is now on the roster. That illustrates just how quickly the perception of Drouin has changed as earlier this year he was demanding a trade out of Tampa Bay and was even at one time suspended in the AHL for refusing to play. However he ended up being a big part of the reason the Lightning made it all the way to the Eastern Conference Final without Steven Stamkos.

The squad also added another first overall pick in Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. While he hasn’t emerged as a superstar in the same vein as some other No. 1 picks, he’s a useful addition to this deep core of forwards.

At the beginning of the year, North America’s goaltending looked like a potential weakness, but this team might even hold up in that department. After all, if Matt Murray is good enough to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final, then there’s a chance he’ll be able to hold his own in the World Cup as well. And if not, John Gibson is coming off of a pretty good season himself.

Here’s the full roster for Team North America:

G John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks
G Connor Hellebuyck, Winnipeg Jets
G Matt Murray, Pittsburgh Penguins

D Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers
D Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers *
D Seth Jones, Columbus Blue Jackets
D Ryan Murray, Columbus Blue Jackets
D Colton Parayko, St. Louis Blues *
D Morgan Rielly, Toronto Maple Leafs
D Jacob Trouba, Winnipeg Jets *

F Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers
F Jonathan Drouin, Tampa Bay *
F Jack Eichel, Buffalo Sabres
F Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames
F Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings
F Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche
F Auston Matthews, Zurich (Swiss) *
F Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
F J.T. Miller, New York Rangers
F Sean Monahan, Calgary Flames
F Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers *
F Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets
F Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg Jets *

* named to roster today

One player that stands out for his exclusion is Max Domi. He’s coming off of a strong rookie campaign where he scored 18 goals and 52 points in 81 contests with the Arizona Coyotes. His talented teammate Anthony Duclair also failed to make the cut. It’s also somewhat surprising to see Calgary’s Dougie Hamilton and Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau not make the team. You could easily include Alex Galchenyuk in the list of snubs too given that he’s coming off of a 30-goal campaign.