2012 NHL Draft

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Starting on May 2nd, there will be a ton of draft related articles in order to get you ready for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh.

Here, you will find everything you need in order to prepare yourself for the draft. For the past two seasons, the Wild have seen success with Mikael Granlund, Johan Larsson and Jonas Brodin, to name a few. Don't be the only person to not know who the Wild select on June 22-23.

Below, you will find the insightful resources of multiple people, with the millions of total crap pieces on the internet filtered out (that means no Eklund-related stuff).

Enjoy and bookmark this page!

Minnesota Wild 2012 NHL Draft Picks

Round Pick Name Position Team
1 7 Mathew Dumba Defense Red Deer Rebels
2 46* Raphael Bussieres Left Wing Baie-Comeau Drakkar
3 68 John Draeger Defense Shattuck - St. Mary's
4 98 Adam Gilmour Center / Right Wing Noble & Greenough
5 128 Daniel Gunnarsson Defense Lulea (Sweden)
6 158 Christoph Bertschy Center / Right Wing SC Bern (Switzerland)
7 188 Louis Nanne Left Wing Edina High School

* From Washington via New Jersey
The Wild's pick at 37 belongs to the Tampa Bay Lighting, via San Jose Sharks as part of Brent Burns / Devin Setoguchi trade.

Day One Coverage

Draft Day One Open Thread

Minnesota Wild Select Mathew Dumba with No. 7 Pick- Newsroom post

Minnesota Wild Select Mathew Dumab - Analysis post

Hear from Minnesota Wild First Rounder Mathew Dumba

Day Two Coverage

Draft Day 2 Preview

Day Two Open Thread

Minnesota Wild Select Raphael Bussieres

Minnesota WIld Rounds 3-7 Review

The Viewing Experience

Full Draft Order (Via NHL.com)

Pre-Draft Materials

Minnesota Wild Draft History

2012 NHL Mock Draft Fan Post Contest

2012 Prospect Awards

Draft Resources

Future Considerations (tons of draft insight + rankings)

The Scouting Report (alot of draft information)

OHLProspects (great, detailed stuff on the OHL)

WHLFrom-Above (great, detailed stuff on the WHL)

The Hockey Writers (tons of stuff)

TSN Draft Centre (includes Bob Mackenzie's rankings, Craig Button's rankings, Central Scouting's rankings and International Scouting Services' rankings)

HW 2012 Draft Prospects

(click on player name to visit each post)

Rank Name Position Team
1
Nail Yakupov Right Wing Sarnia Sting
2
Alex Galchenyuk Center Sarnia Sting
3
Ryan Murray Defense Everett Silvertips
4
Mikhail Grigorenko Center Quebec Remparts
5
Filip Forsberg Center Leksands IF
6
Jacob Trouba Defense US U-18 National Team
7
Griffin Reinhart Defense Edmonton Oil Kings
8
Mathew Dumba Defense Red Deer Rebels
9
Morgan Rielly Defense Moose Jaw Warriors
10
Tuevo Teravainen Left Wing Jokerit Helsinki
11
Cody Ceci Defense Ottawa 67's
12
Radek Faksa Center Kitchener Rangers
13
Hampus Lindholm Defense Rogle BK
14
Brenden Gaunce Center Belleville Bulls
15
Olli Maata Defense London Knights
16
Slater Koekkoek Defense Peterbourough Petes
17
Colton Sissons Right Wing Kelowna Rockets
18
Sebastian Collberg Right Wing Frolunda HC
19
Pontus Aberg Left Wing Djurgardens IF Stockholm
20
Zemgus Girgenson Center Dubuque Fighting Saints
21
Derrick Pouliot Defense Portland Winterhawks
22
Andrei Vasilevski Goalie Tolpar Ufa
23
Brady Skjei Defense USA U-18
24
Tomas Hertl Center Kelowna Rockets
25
Tom Wilson Right Wing Plymouth Whalers
26
Matt Finn Defense Guelph Storm
27
Ludvig Bystrom Defense Modo Hockey
28
Mark Jankowski Center Stanstead College
29
Dalton Thrower Defense Saskatoon Blades
30
Phil Di Guiseppe Center University of Michigan

2012 Mock Drafts

Who Will the Wild Take?

Leader Board

Morgan Rielly - 11
Jacob Trouba - 11
Teuvo Tervainen - 10
Mathew Dumba - 6
Griffin Reinhart - 3
Alex Galchenyuk - 1
Olli Maata - 1
Cody Ceci - 1
Derrick Pouliot - 1
Radek Faksa - 1

(mock draft picks via DC Pro Sports Report's Draft Database and other sources)

APRIL MOCKS

MAY MOCKS
JUNE MOCKS

2012 NHL Mock Draft Fan Contest Entries

Hockey Wilderness Community 2012 NHL Mock Draft

(click on player name to visit each post)

Rank Name Position Team
1
Nail Yakupov Center Edmonton Oilers
2
Ryan Murray Defense Columbus Blue Jackets
3
Alex Galchenyuk Center Montreal Canadiens
4
Filip Forsberg Center New York Islanders
5
Mikhail Grigorenko Center Toronto Maple Leafs
6
Mathew Dumba Defense Anaheim Ducks
7
Jacob Trouba Defense Minnesota Wild
8
Teuvo Teravainen Left Wing Carolina Hurricanes
9
Morgan Rielly Defense Winnipeg Jets
10
Griffin Rienhart Defense Tampa Bay Lightning
11
Radek Faksa Center Washington Capitals
12
Cody Ceci Defense Buffalo Sabres
13
Zemgus Girgensons Center Dallas Stars
14
Olli Maata Defense Calgary Flames
15
Brendan Guance Center Ottawa Senators
16
Sebastian Colberg Right Wing Washington Capitals
17
Pontus Aberg Left Wing San Jose Sharks
18
Andrei Vasilevski Goalie Chicago Blackhawks
19
Malcom Subban Goalie Tampa Bay Lightning
20
Hampus Lindholm Defense Philadelphia Flyers
21
Derrick Pouliot Defense Buffalo Sabres
22
Slater Koekkoek Defense Pittsburgh Penguins
23
Stefan Matteau Left Wing Florida Panthers
24
Matt Finn Defense Boston Bruins
25
Martin Frk Right Wing St. Louis Blues
26
Dalton Thrower Defense Vancouver Canucks
27
Tomas Hertl Center Phoenix Coyotes
28
Nicloas Kerdiles Center New York Rangers
29
Ludvig Bystrom Defense New Jersey Devils
30
Phil Di Giuseppe Center Los Angeles Kings

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