Minnesota Wild Draft History

2012 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hockey Wilderness 2012 Draft Coverage Page

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

7

Mathew Dumba

Defense

Red Deer Rebels

2

37*

None

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

* To San Jose - Brent Burns / Devin Setoguchi trade

** From Washington via New Jersey - Marek Zidlicky trade

2011 - Saint Paul, Minnesota

Hockey Wilderness 2011 Draft Coverage Page

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

10

Jonas Brodin

Defense

Farjestads (Sweden)

1

28*

Zack Phillips

Center

Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)

2

40**

None

2

60***

Mario Lucia

Forward

Wayzata High School

3

71****

None

4

101*****

None

5

131

Nick Seeler

Defense

Eden Prairie High School

6

161

Steve Michalek

Goalie

Loomis-Chafee High School

7

191

Tyler Gravoc

Center

Ottawa 67's (OHL)

* From San Jose in Brent Burns Trade

**40th Pick - To Boston in Chuck Kobasew trade - Bruins drafted Alexander Khokhlachev

***From Vancouver - For 71st pick & 101st pick - See below

****71st Pick - To Vancouver - Canucks drafted David Honzik

*****101st Pick - To Vancouver- Canucks drafted Joseph LaBate

2010 - Los Angeles, California

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

9

Mikael Granlund

Center

HIFK Helsinki (SM Liiga)

2

39

Brett Bulmer

Left Wing

Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

2

56*

Johan Larsson

Right Wing

Brynas Jrs (Sweden)

2

59**

Jason Zucker

Right WIng

USNDT

3

69***

None

4

99****

None

5

129*****

None

6

159

Johan Gustafsson

Goalie

Farjestads (Sweden)

7

189

Dylen McKinlay

Right Wing

Chilliwack Bruins (WHL)

*56 - From Washington - Eric Belanger trade

**59 - (Trade up - see below) From Philadelphia via Los Angeles & Florida

***69 - To Florida for 59th pick - Florida drafted Joe Basaraba

****99 - To Florida for 59th Pick - Florida drafted Joonas Donskoi

*****129 - To San Jose in Brad Staubitz trade - San Jose drafted Freddie Hamilton

2009 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

12*

None

1

16**

Nick Leddy

Defense

Eden Prairie High School

2

42***

None

3

73****

None

3

77*****

Matthew Hackett

Goalie

Plymouth Whalers (OHL)

4

99******

None

4

103

Kristopher Foucault

Left Wing

Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

4

116*******

Alexander Fallstrom

Right Wing

Shattuck-St. Mary's

5

133********

None

6

161*********

Darcy Kuemper

Goalie

Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

6

163

Jere Sallinen

Right Wing

Espoo Blues Jr (SM Liiga Jr)

7

182**********

Erik Haula

Left Wing

Shattuck-St. Mary's

7

193

Anthony Hamburg

Center

Dallas Stars, Jr (EHL)

*To New York Islanders - For 16th, 77, 182 Pick, Islanders drafted Calvin de Haan

** From Columbus via Islanders - Added picks 77 & 182

*** To Nashville Predators - Marek Zidlicky trade - Predators drafted Charles-Oliver Roussel

**** To New Jersey to move up one spot in 2008 draft to select Tyler Cuma

***** From Islanders (see above)

****** To Edmonton Oilers via Tampa Bay & Dallas - Kyle Brodziak Trade (Was originally sent to the Wild in the Brain Rolston trade)- Oilers drafted Kyle Bigos

******* From Boston Bruins - Manny Fernandez trade

******** To Edmonton - Part of Kyle Brodziak Trade - Oilers selected Oliver Roy

********* From Edmonton - Kyle Brodziak Trade

********** From Islanders (see above)

2008 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

23*

Tyler Cuma

Defense

Ottawa 67's (OHL)

1

24**

None

2

55

Marco Scandella

Defense

Val d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

3

85***

None

4

115

Sean Lorenz

Defense

US National U-18

5

145

Eero Elo

Left Wing

Lukko Rauma Jr (Finland)

6

175****

None

7

205*****

None

* From Washington via New Jersey - For 24th pick, and 3rd rounder in 2009 draft

** To New Jersey - see above- NJ Drafted Mattias Tendeby

*** To Anaheim Ducks - Marc-Andre Bergeron trade - Ducks drafted Brandon McMillan

**** To New York Islanders - Chris Simon trade - Islanders drafted Justin DiBenedetto

***** To New Jersey - Aaron Voros trade - Devils drafted Jean-Sebastian Berube

2007 - Columbus, Ohio

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

16*

Colton Gillies

Left WIng

Saskatoon Blades (WHL)

1

19**

None

2

42***

None

2

50****

None

3

67*****

None

3

80******

None

4

110

Justin Falk

Defense

Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

5

140

Cody Almond

Center

Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

6

170

Harri Ilvonen

Defense

Tappara Jrs (Finland)

7

200

Carson McMillan

Center

Calgary Hitmen (WHL)

* From Tampa Bay via Anaheim - Trade up from 19

** To Anaheim for 16th pick (see above) - Anaheim drafted Logan McMillan

*** To Anaheim for 16th pick (see above) - Anaheim drafted Eric Tangradi - originally a compensatory pick for losing AJ Thelen

**** To Dallas - Part of Willie Mitchell / Martin Skoula trade - Dallas drafted Nico Sacchetti

***** To Atlanta via Edmonton - Petteri Mummelin trade (originally acquired from Dwayne Roloson trade) - Atlanta drafted Spencer Machacek

****** To Pittsburgh Penguins - Dominic Moore trade - Pittsburgh drafted Casey Pierro-Zabotel

2006 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

9

James Sheppard

Center

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)

1

17*

None

2

40

Ondrej Fiala

Left Wing

Everett Silvertips (WHL)

3

72

Cal Clutterbuck

Right Wing

Oshawa Generals (OHL)

4

102

Kyle Medvec

Defense

Apple Valley High School

5

132

Niko Hovinen

Goalie

Jokerit Helsinki (Finland)

6

162

Julian Walker

Right Wing

Basel (Swiss-A)

7

192

Chris Hickey

Right Wing

Cretin Derham Hall High School

*To LA Kings via Edmonton Oilers - Pavol Demitra trade (originally acquired in Dwayne Roloson trade) - Kings drafted Trevor Lewis

2005 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

4

Benoit Pouliot

Left Wing

Sudbury Wolves (OHL)

2

57

Matt Kassian

Left Wing

Kamloops Blazers (WHL)

3

65

Kristofer Westblom

Goalie

Kelowna Rockets (WHL)

4

110*

Kyle Bailey

Center

Portland Winter Hawks (WHL)

4

122

Morten Madsen

Center

Frolunda Jrs (Sweden)

5

129

Anthony Aiello

Defense

Thayer Academy

6

191**

None

7

199

Riley Emmerson

Left Wing

Tri-City Americans (WHL)

* From Buffalo Sabres - Brad Brown trade

** To Buffalo Sabres - Brad Brown trade

Note - Due to the lockout and some very convoluted thinking, the 2005 was a "snake" style draft, like in a fantasy league.

2004 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

12

AJ Thelen

Defense

Michigan State University

2

42

Roman Voloshenko

Left Wing

Krylja, Jr (Russia)

3

78

Peter Olvecky

Left Wing

Trencin, Jr (Slovakia)

3

79*

Clayton Stoner

Defense

Tri-City Americans (WHL)

4

111

Ryan Jones

Right Wing

Chatham Maroons (OHA-B)

4

114**

Patrick Bordeleau

Left Wing

Val d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

4

117***

Julien Sprunger

Right Wing

Fribourg-Gotteron (Swiss-A)

5

144****

None

5

161 *****

Jean-Claude Sawyer

Defense

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL)

6

175

Aaron Boogaard

Right Wing

Tri-City Americans (WHL)

7

195******

Jean-Michel Rizk

Right Wing

Saginaw Spirit (OHL)

7

206

Anton Khudobin

Goalie

Magnitogorsk Jr (Russia)

8

239*******

None

9

272

Kyle Wilson

Center

Colgate University

* From Nashville - Bread Bombardi & Sergei Zholtok trade

** From Nashville - Brad Bombardir & Sergei Zholtok trade

*** From Montreal - Jim Dowd trade

**** To Philadelphia - Eric Chouinard trade - Flyers drafted Chris Zarb

***** From San Jose - for Jason Marshall

****** Compensatory pick for loss of Cliff Ronning

******* To Colorado - Darby Hendrickson trade - Avalanche selected Brandon Yip

2003 - Nashville, Tennessee

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

20

Brent Burns

Defense

Brampton Battlion (OHL)

2

56

Patrick O'Sullivan

Left Wing

Mississauga IceDogs (OHL)

3

78*

Danny Irmen

Right Wing

Lincoln Stars (USHL)

3

91**

None

4

125***

None

5

157

Marcin Kolusz

Center

Novy Targ (Poland)

6

187

Miroslav Kopriva

Goalie

Kladno Jr (Czech Republic)

7

207****

Georgi Misharin

Defense

Yekaterinburg Dynamo (Russia)

7

219

Adam Courchaine

Left Wing

Vancouver Giants (WHL)

8

251

Mathieu Melanson

Right Wing

Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

9

281

Jean-Michel Bolduc

Defense

Quebec Remparts (QMJHL)

* From Calgary via Toronto for pick 91 & pick 125

** To Toronto - see above - Leafs drafted Martin Sagat

*** To Toronto - see above - Leafs drafted Konstantin Volkov

**** From Montreal - Sylvain Blouin trade

2002 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

8

Pierre-Marc Bouchard

Center

Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)

2

38

Josh Harding

Goalie

Regina Pats (WHL)

3

72

Mike Erickson

Right Wing

University of Minnesota

3

73*

Barry Brust

Goalie

Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

4

104**

None

5

141***

None

5

155****

Armands Berzins

Center

Shawinigan Cataractes (QMJHL)

6

175

Matt Foy

Right Wing

Merrimack College

7

204*****

Nicklas Eckerblom

Right Wing

Djurgargen Jr (Sweden)

7

205******

8

237

Christoph Brandner

Left Wing

Krefeld Penguins (Denmark)

9

268

Mikhail Tyulyapkin

Defense

Novgorod Jr (Russia)

9

269*******

Mika Hannula

Left Wing

Malmo IF (Sweden)

* Compensatory pick for loss of Sean O'Donnell

** To Dallas - Manny Fernandez trade - Dallas later traded pick to Los Angeles who draft Aaron Rome

*** To Montreal for Chris Dymet - Montreal later traded pick to Calgary who drafted Jiri Setkovsky

**** From Carolina - Scott Pellerin trade

***** From Anaheim - Sergei Krivokrasov trade

****** To Edmonton - Sergei Zholtok trade - Edmonton drafted Jean-Francois Dufort

******* From Calgary - Jamie McLennan trade

2001 - Sunrise, Florida

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

6

Mikko Koivu

Center

TPS Turku (Finland)

2

36

Kyle Wanvig

Right Wing

Red Deer Rebels (WHL)

3

70*

None

3

74**

Chris Heid

Defense

Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

3

79***

None

3

85****

None

3

93*****

Stephane Veilleux

Left Wing

Val d'Or Foreurs (QMJHL)

4

103

Tony Virta

Right Wing

TPS Turku (Finland)

5

139******

None

6

171*******

None

7

202

Derek Boogaard

Left Wing

Prince George Cougars (WHL)

8

233********

None

8

239*********

Jake Riddle

Left Wing

Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)

9

265**********

None

* To Dallas - Dallas later traded to Los Angeles - Kings drafted Aaron Rome

** From New York Rangers - For pick 79 (originally acquired from Carolina), pick 139

*** To NY - See above - Rangers selected Garth Murray

**** From San Jose in trade for agreement not to selected Evgeni Nabokov in expansion draft. Later trade to Atlanta for Matt Johnson. Atlanta traded the pick to Penquins, who traded it to Columbus, who then drafted Aaron Johnson

***** From Ottawa - Curtis Leschyshyn

****** To Rangers - See above - Rangers drafted Shawn Collymoore

******* To Montreal as compensation for coach Jacques Lemaire - Canadiens drafted Eric Himelfarb

******** To Sharks as part of Nabakove deal. Later traded to Calgary Flames. Flames drafted Joe Campbell

********* From Flames - Mike Vernon trade (Wild had option of 2000 or 2001 pick)

********** To Dallas - Part of Brad Luckowich trade - Stars drafted Dale Sullivan

2000 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Round

Pick

Player

Position

Team

1

3

Marian Gaborik

Left Wing

Trencin Dukla (Slovakia)

2

33

Nick Schultz

Defense

Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)

3

68*

None

4

99

Marc Cavosie

Center

RPI

5

132

Maxim Sushinski

Right Wing

Omsk Avangard (Russia)

6

170

Eric Reitz

Defense

Barrie Colts (OHL)

7

199

Brian Passmore

Center

Oshawa Generals (OHL)

7

214**

Peter Bartos

Left Wing

Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic)

8

232

Lubomir Sekeras

Defense

Trinec Ocelari (Czech Republic)

8

255***

Eric Johansson

Center

Tri-City Americans (WHL)

9

263****

None

* To Dallas - Manny Fernandez / Brad Lukowich trade - Dallas drafted Joel Lundqvist

** From San Jose - Part of deal to protect Evgeni Nabokov in expansion draft

*** From Dallas - Part of Manny Fernandez trade

**** To New Jersey - Brad Bombardir trade - NJ later traded pick to Tampa Bay Lightning. Lightning drafted Thomas Ziegler

2000 Expansion Draft

Pick #

Player

Position

Team

2

Jamie McLennan

Goalie

St. Louis Blues

3

Mike Vernon

Goalie

Florida Panthers

6

Chris Terreri

Goalie

New Jersey Devils

7

Sean O'Donnell

Defense

Los Angeles Kings

10

Curtis Leschyshyn

Defense

Carolina Hurricanes

12

Ladislav Benysek

Defense

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

13

Chris Armstrong

Defense

San Jose Sharks

15

Filip Kuba

Defense

Florida Panthers

18

Oleg Orekhovsky

Defense

Washington Capitals

20

Ian Herbers

Defense

New York Islanders

21

Artem Anisimov

Defense

Philadelphia Flyers

24

Stacy Roest

Center

Detroit Red Wings

25

Darryl Laplante

Center

Detroit Red Wings

27

Scott Pellerin

Left Wing

St. Louis Blues

30

Jim Dowd

Center

Edmonton Oilers

32

Sergei Krivokrasov

Right Wing

Calgary Flames

33

Jeff Nielsen

Right Wing

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

35

Jeff Odgers

Right Wing

Colorado Avalanche

37

Steve McKenna

Left Wing

Los Angeles Kings

40

Michal Bros

Center

San Jose Sharks

41

Joe Juneau

Center

Ottawa Senators

43

Darby Hendrickson

Center

Vancouver Canucks

46

Jeff Daw

Center

Chicago Blackhawks

48

Steffan Nilsson

Right Wing

Vancouver Canucks

49

Zac Bierk

Goalie

Tampa Bay Lightning

51

Cam Stewart

Left Wing

Florida Panthers

Special thanks to Jen Conway for her assistance in researching the 2000-2004 NHL drafts.

Information used in this post gathered from multiple resources, including HockeyDB, Wikipedia, NHL.com, and ProSportsTransactions.com.

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