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National Hockey League - 2006 Round 1 Draft History


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 1 1 St. Louis Blues Erik Johnson D US National Under 18 Team
E 1 2 Pittsburgh Penguins Jordan Staal C Peterborough Petes OHL
E 1 3 Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews C U. of North Dakota NCAA
E 1 4 Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom C Brynas IF Gavle SEL
E 1 5 Boston Bruins Phil Kessel C U. of Minnesota NCAA
E 1 6 Columbus Blue Jackets Derick Brassard C Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL
E 1 7 New York Islanders Kyle Okposo R Des Moines Buccaneers USHL
E 1 8 Phoenix Coyotes Peter Mueller C Everett Silvertips WHL
E 1 9 Minnesota Wild James Sheppard C Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL
E 1 10 Florida Panthers Michael Frolik C Kladno Czech
E 1 11 Los Angeles Kings Jonathan Bernier G Lewiston MAINEiacs QMJHL
E 1 12 Atlanta Thrashers Bryan Little C Barrie Colts OHL
E 1 13 Toronto Maple Leafs Jiri Tlusty L Kladno Czech
E 1 14 Vancouver Canucks Michael Grabner R Spokane Chiefs WHL
E 1 15 Tampa Bay Lightning Riku Helenius G Ilves Tampere FNL
E 1 16 San Jose Sharks Ty Wishart D Prince George Cougars WHL
E 1 17 Los Angeles Kings Trevor Lewis C Des Moines Buccaneers USHL
E 1 18 Colorado Avalanche Chris Stewart R Kingston Frontenacs OHL
E 1 19 Anaheim Ducks Mark Mitera D U. of Michigan NCAA
E 1 20 Montreal Canadiens David Fischer D Apple Valley H.S. MN
E 1 21 New York Rangers Bob Sanguinetti D Owen Sound Attack OHL
E 1 22 Philadelphia Flyers Claude Giroux R Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL
E 1 23 Washington Capitals Semen Varlamov G Yaroslavl-2 Russia
E 1 24 Buffalo Sabres Dennis Persson D Vasteras IK Swe-1
E 1 25 St. Louis Blues Patrik Berglund C Vasteras IK Swe-1
E 1 26 Calgary Flames Leland Irving G Everett Silvertips WHL
E 1 27 Dallas Stars Ivan Vishnevskiy D Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
E 1 28 Ottawa Senators Nick Foligno L Sudbury Wolves OHL
E 1 29 Phoenix Coyotes Chris Summers D US National Under 18 Team
E 1 30 New Jersey Devils Matt Corrente D Saginaw Spirit OHL

2006 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 2 31 St. Louis Blues Tomas Kana C Vitkovice HC Czech
E 2 32 Pittsburgh Penguins Carl Sneep D Brainerd H.S. MN
E 2 33 Chicago Blackhawks Igor Makarov R Krylja-2 Russia
E 2 34 Washington Capitals Michal Neuvirth G Sparta Jrs. Czech Repu
E 2 35 Washington Capitals Francois Bouchard R Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL
E 2 36 San Jose Sharks Jamie McGinn L Ottawa 67's OHL
E 2 37 Boston Bruins Yuri Alexandrov D Cherepovets Severstal Russia
E 2 38 Anaheim Ducks Bryce Swan R Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL
E 2 39 Philadelphia Flyers Andreas Nodl R Sioux Falls Stampede USHL
E 2 40 Minnesota Wild Ondrej Fiala L Everett Silvertips WHL
E 2 41 Detroit Red Wings Cory Emmerton C Kingston Frontenacs OHL
E 2 42 Philadelphia Flyers Michael Ratchuk D US National Under 18 Team
E 2 43 Atlanta Thrashers Riley Holzapfel C Moose Jaw Warriors WHL
E 2 44 Toronto Maple Leafs Nikolai Kulemin W Magnitogorsk Metallurg Russia
E 2 45 Edmonton Oilers Jeff Petry D Des Moines Buccaneers USHL
E 2 46 Buffalo Sabres Jhonas Enroth G Sodertalje SK SEL
E 2 47 Detroit Red Wings Shawn Matthias C Belleville Bulls OHL
E 2 48 Los Angeles Kings Joey Ryan D Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 2 49 Montreal Canadiens Ben Maxwell C Kootenay Ice WHL
E 2 50 Boston Bruins Milan Lucic L Vancouver Giants WHL
E 2 51 Colorado Avalanche Nigel Williams D US National Under 18 Team
E 2 52 Washington Capitals Keith Seabrook D Burnaby Express BCHL
E 2 53 Montreal Canadiens Mathieu Carle D Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL
E 2 54 New York Rangers Artem Anisimov C Yaroslavl Lokomotiv Russia
E 2 55 Philadelphia Flyers Denis Bodrov D Tolyatti Lada Russia
E 2 56 Nashville Predators Blake Geoffrion L US National Under 18 Team
E 2 57 Buffalo Sabres Mike Weber D Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 2 58 New Jersey Devils Alexander Vasyunov L Yaroslavl Jrs. Russia
E 2 59 Colorado Avalanche Codey Burki C Brandon Wheat Kings WHL
E 2 60 New York Islanders Jesse Joensuu W Assat Pori FNL
E 2 61 Chicago Blackhawks Simon Danis-Pepin D U. of Maine NCAA
E 2 62 Detroit Red Wings Dick Axelsson L Huddinge Sweden
E 2 63 Carolina Hurricanes Jamie McBain D US National Under 18 Team

2006 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 3 64 St. Louis Blues Jonas Junland D Linkoping Jr. Sweden
E 3 65 Pittsburgh Penguins Brian Strait D US National Under 18 Team
E 3 66 Montreal Canadiens Ryan White C Calgary Hitmen WHL
E 3 67 New Jersey Devils Kirill Tulupov D Almetyevsk Neftyanik Rus-1
E 3 68 Ottawa Senators Eric Gryba D Green Bay Gamblers USHL
E 3 69 Columbus Blue Jackets Steve Mason G London Knights OHL
E 3 70 New York Islanders Robin Figren L Vastra Frolunda Juniors Sweden
E 3 71 Boston Bruins Brad Marchand C Moncton Wildcats QMJHL
E 3 72 Minnesota Wild Cal Clutterbuck R Oshawa Generals OHL
E 3 73 Florida Panthers Brady Calla R Everett Silvertips WHL
E 3 74 Los Angeles Kings Jeff Zatkoff G Miami University (Ohio) NCAA
E 3 75 Edmonton Oilers Theo Peckham D Owen Sound Attack OHL
E 3 76 Chicago Blackhawks Tony Lagerstrom C Sodertalje Jr. Sweden
E 3 77 New Jersey Devils Vladimir Zharkov R CSKA-2 Russia
E 3 78 Tampa Bay Lightning Kevin Quick D Salisbury School Conn. H.S.
E 3 79 Philadelphia Flyers Jonathan Matsumoto C Bowling Green State University NCAA
E 3 80 Atlanta Thrashers Michael Forney L Thief River Falls Minn. H.S.
E 3 81 Colorado Avalanche Mike Carman C US National Under 18 Team
E 3 82 Vancouver Canucks Daniel Rahimi D Bjorkloven Jr. Sweden
E 3 83 Anaheim Ducks John DeGray D Brampton Battalion OHL
E 3 84 New York Rangers Ryan Hillier L Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL
E 3 85 Columbus Blue Jackets Tom Sestito L Plymouth Whalers OHL
E 3 86 Los Angeles Kings George Holloway C Seattle Thunderbirds WHL
E 3 87 Calgary Flames John Armstrong C Plymouth Whalers OHL
E 3 88 Phoenix Coyotes Jonas Ahnelov D Vastra Frolunda HC Goteborg SEL
E 3 89 Calgary Flames Aaron Marvin C Warroad H.S. MN
E 3 90 Dallas Stars Aaron Snow L Brampton Battalion OHL
E 3 91 Ottawa Senators Kaspars Daugavins L Riga Latvia
E 3 92 Detroit Red Wings Daniel Larsson G Hammarby Sweden
E 3 93 Carolina Hurricanes Harrison Reed R Sarnia Sting OHL

2006 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 4 94 St. Louis Blues Ryan Turek C Omaha Lancers USHL
E 4 95 Chicago Blackhawks Ben Shutron D Kingston Frontenacs OHL
E 4 96 Chicago Blackhawks Joe Palmer G US National Under 18 Team
E 4 97 Washington Capitals Oskar Osala L Mississauga Ice Dogs OHL
E 4 98 San Jose Sharks James DeLory D Oshawa Generals OHL
E 4 99 Toronto Maple Leafs James Reimer G Red Deer Rebels WHL
E 4 100 New York Islanders Rhett Rakhshani R US National Under 18 Team
E 4 101 Philadelphia Flyers Joonas Lehtivuori D Ilves Jrs Finland
E 4 102 Minnesota Wild Kyle Medvec D Apple Valley H.S. MN
E 4 103 Florida Panthers Michael Caruso D Guelph Storm OHL
E 4 104 New York Rangers David Kveton R Vsetin HC Czech
E 4 105 Nashville Predators Niko Snellman R Ilves Jrs Finland
E 4 106 St. Louis Blues Reto Berra G Zurich SwissA
E 4 107 New Jersey Devils T.J. Miller D Penticton Vees BCHL
E 4 108 New York Islanders Jase Weslosky G Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL
E 4 109 Philadelphia Flyers Jakub Kovar G Budejovice Jrs Czech Repu
E 4 110 Colorado Avalanche Kevin Montgomery D US National Under 18 Team
E 4 111 Toronto Maple Leafs Korbinian Holzer D Bad Toelz EC 2.GBun
E 4 112 Anaheim Ducks Matt Beleskey L Belleville Bulls OHL
E 4 113 Columbus Blue Jackets Ben Wright D Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL
E 4 114 Los Angeles Kings Niclas Andersen D Leksands IF SEL
E 4 115 New York Islanders Tomas Marcinko C Kosice Jr. Slovakia
E 4 116 Florida Panthers Derrick LaPoint D Eau Claire North H.S. WI
E 4 117 Buffalo Sabres Felix Schutz C Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL
E 4 118 Calgary Flames Hugo Carpentier C Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
E 4 119 New York Islanders Doug Rogers C St. Sebastian's Mass. H.S.
E 4 120 Dallas Stars Richard Bachman G Cushing Academy Mass. H.S.
E 4 121 Ottawa Senators Pierre-Luc Lessard D Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL
E 4 122 Washington Capitals Luke Lynes C Brampton Battalion OHL
E 4 123 Carolina Hurricanes Bobby Hughes C Kingston Frontenacs OHL

2006 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 5 124 St. Louis Blues Andy Sackrison C St. Louis Park Minn. H.S.
E 5 125 Pittsburgh Penguins Chad Johnson G U. of Alaska-Fairbanks NCAA
E 5 126 New York Islanders Shane Sims D Des Moines Buccaneers USHL
E 5 127 Washington Capitals Maxime Lacroix L Quebec Remparts QMJHL
E 5 128 Boston Bruins Andrew Bodnarchuk D Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL
E 5 129 Columbus Blue Jackets Bobby Nyholm R IFK Jr. Finland
E 5 130 Phoenix Coyotes Brett Bennett G US National Under 18 Team
E 5 131 Phoenix Coyotes Martin Latal R Plzen HC Czech
E 5 132 Minnesota Wild Niko Hovinen G Jokerit Helsinki FNL
E 5 133 Edmonton Oilers Bryan Pitton G Brampton Battalion OHL
E 5 134 Los Angeles Kings David Meckler C Yale University NCAA
E 5 135 Atlanta Thrashers Alex Kangas G Sioux Falls Stampede USHL
E 5 136 Columbus Blue Jackets Nick Sucharski L Michigan State University NCAA
E 5 137 New York Rangers Tomas Zaborsky W Trencin Slovakia
E 5 138 Dallas Stars David Mcintyre C Newmarket Hurricanes OPJHL
E 5 139 Montreal Canadiens Pavel Valentenko D Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik Russia
E 5 140 Edmonton Oilers Cody Wild D Providence College NCAA
E 5 141 New York Islanders Kim Johansson W Malmo Jr. Sweden
E 5 142 Columbus Blue Jackets Maxime Frechette D Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL
E 5 143 San Jose Sharks Ashton Rome R Kamloops Blazers WHL
E 5 144 Los Angeles Kings Martin Nolet D College Champlain Cougars QJAHL
E 5 145 Philadelphia Flyers Jon Rheault R Providence College NCAA
E 5 146 Nashville Predators Mark Dekanich G Colgate University NCAA
E 5 147 Buffalo Sabres Alex Biega D Salisbury School Conn. H.S.
E 5 148 New Jersey Devils Olivier Magnan D Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL
E 5 149 Calgary Flames Juuso Puustinen R Kalpa Jrs. Finland
E 5 150 Dallas Stars Max Warn L IFK Jr. Finland
E 5 151 Ottawa Senators Ryan Daniels G Saginaw Spirit OHL
E 5 152 Phoenix Coyotes Jordan Bendfeld D Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
E 5 153 Carolina Hurricanes Stephane Chaput C Lewiston MAINEiacs QMJHL

2006 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 6 154 St. Louis Blues Matthew McCollem L Belmont Hill H.S. MA
E 6 155 Florida Panthers Peter Aston D Windsor Spitfires OHL
E 6 156 Chicago Blackhawks Jan-Mikael Jutilainen F Jokerit Jrs Finland
E 6 157 Washington Capitals Brent Gwidt C Lakeland H.S. WI
E 6 158 Boston Bruins Levi Nelson C Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 6 159 Columbus Blue Jackets Jesse Dudas D Prince George Cougars WHL
E 6 160 New York Islanders Andrew MacDonald D Moncton Wildcats QMJHL
E 6 161 Toronto Maple Leafs Viktor Stahlberg L Frolunda Jrs Sweden
E 6 162 Minnesota Wild Julian Walker W Basel SwissA
E 6 163 Vancouver Canucks Sergei Shirokov W CSKA Moscow Russia
E 6 164 Los Angeles Kings Constantin Braun L Berlin Polar Bears DEL
E 6 165 Atlanta Thrashers Jonas Enlund C IFK Jr. Finland
E 6 166 Toronto Maple Leafs Tyler Ruegsegger C Shattuck St. Mary's Minn.
E 6 167 Vancouver Canucks Juraj Simek W Kloten SwissA
E 6 168 Tampa Bay Lightning Dane Crowley D Swift Current Broncos WHL
E 6 169 Chicago Blackhawks Chris Auger C Wellington Dukes OPJHL
E 6 170 Edmonton Oilers Alexander Bumagin W Tolyatti Lada Russia
E 6 171 New York Islanders Brian Day R Governor Dummer Academy MA
E 6 172 Anaheim Ducks Petteri Wirtanen C HPK Hameenlinna FNL
E 6 173 New York Islanders Stefan Ridderwall G Djurgarden Jrs. Sweden
E 6 174 New York Rangers Eric Hunter C Prince George Cougars WHL
E 6 175 Philadelphia Flyers Michael Dupont G Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL
E 6 176 Nashville Predators Ryan Flynn R US National Under 18 Team
E 6 177 Washington Capitals Mathieu Perreault C Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL
E 6 178 New Jersey Devils Tony Romano C NY Bobcats Atlantic J
E 6 179 Calgary Flames Jordan Fulton C Breck School MN
E 6 180 Toronto Maple Leafs Leo Komarov C Assat Pori FNL
E 6 181 Ottawa Senators Kevin Koopman D Beaver Valley Jr B - KIJHL
E 6 182 Detroit Red Wings Jan Mursak L Budejovice Jrs Czech Repu
E 6 183 Carolina Hurricanes Nick Dodge R Clarkson University NCAA

2006 Round 7 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
E 7 184 St. Louis Blues Alexander Hellstrom D Bjorkloven IF Swe-1
E 7 185 Pittsburgh Penguins Timo Seppanen D HIFK Helsinki FNL
E 7 186 Chicago Blackhawks Peter Leblanc C Hamilton Red Wings OPJHL
E 7 187 Calgary Flames Devin DiDiomete L Sudbury Wolves OHL
E 7 188 Phoenix Coyotes Chris Frank D Western Michigan University NCAA
E 7 189 Columbus Blue Jackets Derek Dorsett R Medicine Hat Tigers WHL
E 7 190 New York Islanders Troy Mattila L Springfield Junior Blues NAHL
E 7 191 Detroit Red Wings Nick Oslund R Burnsville H.S. MN
E 7 192 Minnesota Wild Chris Hickey C Cretin Derham Hall H.S. MN
E 7 193 Florida Panthers Marc Cheverie G Nanaimo Clippers BCHL
E 7 194 Columbus Blue Jackets Matt Marquardt L Moncton Wildcats QMJHL
E 7 195 Atlanta Thrashers Jesse Martin C Spruce Grove Saints AJHL
E 7 196 Phoenix Coyotes Benn Ferriero C Boston College NCAA
E 7 197 Vancouver Canucks Evan Fuller C Prince George Cougars WHL
E 7 198 Tampa Bay Lightning Denis Kazionov L Tver MVD HC Russia
E 7 199 Montreal Canadiens Cameron Cepek D Portland Winter Hawks WHL
E 7 200 Atlanta Thrashers Arturs Kulda D CSKA-2 Russia
E 7 201 Colorado Avalanche Billy Sauer G U. of Michigan NCAA
E 7 202 San Jose Sharks John McCarthy L Boston University NCAA
E 7 203 San Jose Sharks Jay Barriball F Sioux Falls Stampede USHL
E 7 204 New York Rangers Lukas Zeliska C Trinec Jr. Czech Repu
E 7 205 Philadelphia Flyers Andrei Popov R Chelyabinsk-2 Russia
E 7 206 Nashville Predators Viktor Sjodin L Vasteras Jrs. Sweden
E 7 207 Buffalo Sabres Benjamin Breault C Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL
E 7 208 New Jersey Devils Kyell Henegan D Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL
E 7 209 Calgary Flames Per Jonsson F Farjestad Jrs. Sweden
E 7 210 Atlanta Thrashers Will O'Neill D Tabor Academy MA
E 7 211 Ottawa Senators Erik Condra R Notre Dame NCAA
E 7 212 Detroit Red Wings Logan Pyett D Regina Pats WHL
E 7 213 Carolina Hurricanes Justin Krueger D Penticton Vees BCHL

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