Craig Button's 2014 NHL Mock Draft

Can't wait for the NHL Draft to get underway on Friday? Craig Button goes team-by-team with his final 2014 Mock Draft.

Craig Button's 2014 Mock Draft

1 FLA Aaron Ekblad D Barrie (OHL)
2 BUF Sam Bennett C Kingston (OHL)
3 EDM Leon Draisaitl C Prince Albert (WHL)
4 CGY Sam Reinhart C Kootenay (OHL)
5 NYI Michael Dal Colle LW Oshawa (OHL)
6 VAN Jake Virtanen RW Calgary (WHL)
7 CAR Haydn Fleury D Red Deer (WHL)
8 TOR Nick Ritchie LW Peterborough (OHL)
9 WPG Nikolaj Ehlers LW Halifax (QMJHL)
10 ANA* Kasperi Kapanen LW/RW KalPa (FIN)
11 NAS William Nylander LW Modo (SWE)
12 ARZ Brendan Perlini LW Niagara (OHL)
13 WAS Julius Honka D Swift Current (WHL)
14 DAL Dylan Larkin C USNTDP
15 DET Jared McCann C Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
16 CBJ Sonny Milano LW USNTDP
17 PHI Anthony DeAngelo D Sarnia (OHL)
18 MIN Robert Fabbri C Guelph (OHL)
19 TB Travis Sanheim D Calgary (WHL)
20 SJ Kevin Fiala RW HV71 (SWE)
21 STL Ryan MacInnis C Kitchener (OHL)
22 PIT Alex Tuch RW USNTDP
23 COL Adrian Kempe LW Modo (SWE)
24 ANA Nick Schmaltz C Green Bay (USHL)
25 BOS Jakub Vrana RW Linkoping (SWE)
26 MTL Ivan Barbashev C/LW Moncton (QMJHL)
27 CHI Marcus Pettersson D Skelleftea (SWE)
28 TB** Nikita Scherbak LW Saskatoon (WHL)
29 LA Roland McKeown D Kingston (OHL)
30 NJ+ Brendan Lemieux LW Barrie (OHL)

Notes on current first-round picks:

* - The Ottawa Senators' first-round pick is property of the Anaheim Ducks, who acquired it in a trade for Bobby Ryan.

** - The New York Rangers' first-round pick is property of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who acquired it in a trade for Martin St. Louis.

+ - Despite finishing with the League's 11th-worst record, the New Jersey Devils will receive the 30th overall pick as penalty for cap circumvention in signing Ilya Kovalchuk.


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