2011 NHL Draft


Here, you will find everything you need to keep up with Hockey Wilderness' coverage of the 2011 NHL Draft. From Mock Drafts to Organizational Depth to Potential Picks. Visit early, and visit often as we update our coverage leading up to the 2011 NHL Entry Draft here in Saint Paul.

Be sure to check out our Draft Visitor's Guide, produced in Partnership with Visit Saint Paul.

Day One Coverage

Round One Open Thread - Discussion of the events as Round One played out. 
Wild Trade Brent Burns to San Jose
Jonas Brodin Interview (video) -
The Wild's pick at #10 talks with the media. 
Who is Charlie Coyle? - The lynch pin in the Brent Burns trade, learn about who this prospect is.
Brent Burns Trade Analysis 
Chuck Fletcher on Trading Brent Burns (Video)
Zack Phillips Interview (video) 
- The Wild's pick at 28 talks with the media. 
Minnesota Wild First Round Recap

Day Two Coverage

Possible Day Two Picks - A look at who the Wild could have picked.
Day Two Open Thread - Discussion throughout the days events
Wild Trade up to grab Minnesota native Mario Lucia at #60 (includes video)
Nick Seeler Interview (Video) -
 The Wild's fifth round pick talks with the media
Mike Yeo Interview - Wild coach talks with the media from the draft floor
Minnesota Wild wraps up Day 2

Thank Yous From Hockey Wilderness - Saying thanks to those who helped make this a great weekend. 

Minnesota Wild 2011 NHL Draft Picks

First Round
#10 - Jonas Brodin, D
#28 - Zack Phillips, C

Second Round
#60 - Mario Lucia

Third Round
No Pick

Fourth Round
No Pick

Fifth Round
#131 - Nick Seeler, D

Sixth Round
#161 - Stephen Michalek, G

Seventh Round
#191 - Tyler Gravoc, C

Full Draft Order (Via NHL.com)

Round One
Round Two
Round Three
Round Four
Round Five
Round Six
Round Seven

Coverage Leading to the Draft:

Minnesota Wild Organizational Depth Analysis

Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Centers
Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Right Wing
Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Left Wing
Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Defense, Part One
Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Defense, Part Two
Minnesota Wild Prospect Depth: Goaltending

2010-11 Minnesota Wild Season Grades

Minnesota Wild Interactive Depth Chart

NHL.com Scouting Combine Coverage


HW 2011 Prospects:

  1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
  2. Gabriel Landeskog
  3. Jonathan Huberdeau
  4. Sean Coutourier
  5. Adam Larsson
  6. Dougie Hamilton 
  7. Mika Zibanejad 
  8. Ryan Strome
  9. Ryan Murphy
  10. Sven Baerstchi
  11. Mark Scheifele
  12. Duncan Siemens
  13. Rocco Grimaldi 
  14. Mark McNeill
  15. Nathan Beaulieu
  16. Jonas Brodin 
  17. Jamie Oleksiak
  18. Oscar Klefbom 
  19. Joe Morrow 
  20. Joel Armia 
  21. Matt Puempel
  22. Zack Phillips
  23. Nicklas Jensen
  24. Vladislav Namestnikov
  25. Boone Jenner
  26. Ty Rattie
  27. Jonathan Miller
  28. Brandon Saad 
  29. Demitij Jaskin 
  30. Tyler Biggs

Hockey Wilderness Community 2011 NHL Mock Draft

1. Edmonton Oilers - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2. Colorado Avalanche - Gabriel Landeskog
3. Florida Panthers - Adam Larsson
4. New Jersey Devils - Sean Couturier
5. New York Islanders - Jonathan Huberdeau
6. Ottawa Senators - Ryan Strome
7. Atlanta Thrashers - Mika Zibanejad
8. Columbus Blue Jackets - Dougie Hamilton
9. Boston Bruins (from Toronto) - Ryan Murphy
10. Minnesota Wild - Sven Bartschi
11. Colorado Avalanche (from St. Louis) - Duncan Siemens
12. Carolina Hurricanes - Mark McNeill
13. Calgary Flames - Joel Armia
14. Dallas Stars - Zack Phillips
15. New York Rangers - Mark Scheifele 
16. Buffalo Sabres - Nathan Beaulieu
17. Montreal Canadiens - Jamie Oleksiak
18. Chicago Blackhawks - Brandon Saad
19. Edmonton Oilers (from Los Angeles) - Oscar Klefbom
20. Phoenix Coyotes - Thomas Jurco
21. Ottawa Senators (from Nashville) - Matt Puempel
22. Anaheim Ducks - Alexander Khokhlachev
23. Pittsburgh Penguins - Rocco Grimaldi
24. Detroit Red Wings - Jonas Brodin
25. Toronto Maple Leafs (from Philadelphia) - Ty Rattie
26. Washington Capitals - Steve Mayfield
27. Tampa Bay Lightning - Vladislav Namestnikov
28. San Jose Sharks - Joe Morrow
29. Vancouver Canucks - David Musil
30. Toronto Maples Leafs (from Boston) - Boone Jenner

SBNation NHL Mock Draft


Who Will The Wild Take?

Leader Board

Mika Zibanejad 15
Nathan Beaulieu  4
Sven Baertschi  3
Ryan Murphy  3

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