Boston Bruins and Hockey East players selected in 2014 NHL Draft

2014 NHL Draft nhl draft Boston Bruins and Hockey East players selected in 2014 NHL Draft NHL Draft 2014

The 2014 NHL Draft gets underway on Friday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. eastern from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Florida Panthers will have the first overall pick in the draft and are expected to select defenseman Aaron Ekblad with their first pick.

The Boston Bruins will make their first selection of the seven-round draft with the 25th overall pick. Mock drafts have the Bruins selecting Adrian KempeDylan Larkin or Jakub Vrana with their first-round pick. Boston has picks at 25th, 56th, 86th, 116th, 146th and 206th. However, their second or third round pick will be sent to the Philadelphia Flyers (part of the Andrej Meszaros deal) but conditions have not been yet to be determined. There is also the possibility the Bruins make a move on draft night to move up or acquire veteran talent.

Hockey East is expected to have a fairly good showing during the NHL Draft. Boston College‘s Thatcher Demko is expected to go in the first-round on Friday, most have him going to the Minnesota Wild at 18th overall. Some other skaters currently attending Hockey East schools to likely be selected during the NHL Draft are BC’s Scott Savage and UMass Lowell‘s Michael Kapla.

There are a few skaters and goaltenders who will join Hockey East schools in the fall who are also in the mix to be selected by an NHL franchise. Some include Lowell commits Jeff Smith, John Edwardh and Chris Forney, as well as New Hampshire commits Ara Nazarian and Warren FoegeleNotre Dame commit Jake Evans, Vermont commit Mike Lee, plus Boston University recruits Brandon Hickey and John MacLeod.

Additionally, eyes will be on North Andover, Mass. native Joel Daccord. The young goaltender is currently attending high school at Cushing Academy has yet to commit to playing for college hockey. According to Jeff Cox of SB Nation, Daccord’s QMJHL rights are owned by the Saint John Sea Dogs and his USHL rights by the Omaha Lancers.

Follow along with our live coverage of the 2014 NHL Draft, starting Friday at 7:00 p.m. eastern and continuing Saturday at 10:00am eastern.

Boston Bruins NHL Draft Selections

Rd Pick Player Pos Last Team
1 25 David Pastrnak F Södertälje Sportklubb
2 56 Ryan Donato F Dexter School (HS)
4 116 Danton Heinen F Surrey Eagles (BCHL)
5 146 Anders Bjork F USA U-18 (USHL)
7 206 Emil Johansson D HV71 J20

 

Hockey East NHL Draft Selections

Rd Pick Team Player Pos Last Team HEA School
1 16 CBJ Sonny Milano F USA U-18 (USHL) Boston College (14-15)
1 18 MIN Alex Tuch F USA U-18 (USHL) Boston College (14-15)
2 36 VAN Thatcher Demko G Boston College (HEA) Boston College
2 52 STL Maxim Letunov F Youngstown (USHL) Boston University (15-16)
2 57 TBL Johnathan MacLeod D USA U-18 (USHL) Boston University (15-16)
3 64 CGY Brandon Hickey D Spruce Grove (AJHL) Boston University (14-15)
3 67 CAR Warren Foegele F St. Andrew’s College (HS) New Hampshire (14-15)
3 70 OTT Miles Gendron D The Rivers School (HS) UConn (15-16)
3 82 STL Jake Walman D Toronto (OJHL) Providence (14-15)
4 92 FLA Joseph Wegwerth F USA U-18 (USHL) Notre Dame (14-15)
4 100 OTT Shane Eiserman F Dubuque (USHL) New Hampshire (14-15)
4 103 TOR J.J. Piccinich F Youngstown (USHL) Boston University (14-15)
5 130 EDM Liam Coughlin F Vernon (BCHL) Boston University (14-15)
5 146 BOS Anders Bjork F USA U-18 (USHL) Notre Dame (14-15)
6 151 BUF Christopher Brown F Cranbrook-Kingswood (HS) Boston College (15-16)
6 152 NJD Joey Dudek F Kimball Union (HS) Boston College (14-15)
6 158 TOR Nolan Vesey F South Shore (USPHL) Maine (14-15)
6 177 MTL Hayden Hawkey G Omaha (USHL) Providence (15-16)
6 178 CHI Dylan Sikura F Aurora (OJHL) Northeastern (14-15)
7 185 TBL Cameron Darcy F Cape Breton (QMJHL) Northeastern (2012)
7 207 MTL Jake Evans F St. Michael’s (OJHL) Notre Dame (14-15)

 

NHL Draft Picks will be updated throughout the draft, follow along!

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