96 CHL Players Selected in the 2016 NHL Draft

The Canadian Hockey League today announced that 96 CHL players were selected in the seven rounds of the 2016 NHL Draft held this weekend at First Niagara Center in Buffalo representing over 45% of the 211 players picked by all 30 NHL clubs.

The 96 CHL players includes 15 selected in the first round including five picks in the top-10 led by Pierre-Luc Dubois of the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles chosen third overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets.  The second and third rounds of the 2016 NHL Draft featured 16 players respectively meaning the league occupied over 50% of all picks through the first 30, 61, and 91 selections.

Following the 2016 NHL Draft, a total of 5,372 CHL players have been selected since 1969 representing just under 50% of all players.

CHL Players Selected in the 2016 NHL Draft:

First Round (15 CHL Players):
3. Pierre-Luc Dubois (Cape Breton Screaming Eagles) – Columbus Blue Jackets
5. Olli Juolevi (London Knights) – Vancouver Canucks
6. Matthew Tkachuk (London Knights) – Calgary Flames
8. Alexander Nylander (Mississauga Steelheads) – Buffalo Sabres
9. Mikhail Sergachev (Windsor Spitfires) – Montreal Canadiens
11. Logan Brown (Windsor Spitfires) – Ottawa Senators
12. Michael McLeod (Mississauga Steelheads) – New Jersey Devils
13. Jake Bean (Calgary Hitmen) – Carolina Hurricanes
16. Jakob Chychrun (Sarnia Sting) – Arizona Coyotes
18. Logan Stanley (Windsor Spitfires) – Winnipeg Jets
21. Julien Gauthier (Val-d’Or Foreurs) – Carolina Hurricanes
24. Max Jones (London Knights) – Anaheim Ducks
27. Brett Howden (Moose Jaw Warriors) – Tampa Bay Lightning
28. Lucas Johansen (Kelowna Rockets) – Washington Capitals
30. Sam Steel (Regina Pats) – Anaheim Ducks

Second Round (16 CHL Players):
32. Tyler Benson (Vancouver Giants) – Edmonton Oilers
35. Jordan Kyrou (Sarnia Sting) – St. Louis Blues
36. Pascal Laberge (Victoriaville Tigres) – Philadelphia Flyers
37. Libor Hajek (Saskatoon Blades) – Tampa Bay Lightning
38. Adam Mascherin (Kitchener Rangers) – Florida Panthers
39. Alex DeBrincat (Erie Otters) – Chicago Blackhawks
41. Nathan Bastian (Mississauga Steelheads) – New Jersey Devils
44. Boris Katchouk (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds) – Tampa Bay Lightning
46. Givani Smith (Guelph Storm) – Detroit Red Wings
47. Samuel Girard (Shawinigan Cataractes) – Nashville Predators
48. Carter Hart (Everett Silvertips) – Philadelphia Flyers
51. Kale Clague (Brandon Wheat Kings) – Los Angeles Kings
54. Tyler Parsons (London Knights) – Calgary Flames
56. Dillon Dube (Kelowna Rockets) – Calgary Flames
58. Taylor Raddysh (Erie Otters) – Tampa Bay Lightning
59. Evan Fitzpatrick (Sherbrooke Phoenix) – St. Louis Blues

Third Round (16 CHL Players):
63. Markus Niemelainen (Saginaw Spirit) – Edmonton Oilers
65. Vitalii Abramov (Gatineau Olympiques) – Columbus Blue Jackets
68. Cam Dineen (North Bay Battalion) – Arizona Coyotes
69. Cliff Pu (London Knights) – Buffalo Sabres
70. Will Bitten (Flint Firebirds) – Montreal Canadiens
71. Josh Anderson (Prince George Cougars) – Colorado Avalanche
74. Hudson Elynuik (Spokane Chiefs) – Carolina Hurricanes
77. Connor Hall (Kitchener Rangers) – Pittsburgh Penguins
78. Frederic Allard (Chicoutimi Sagueneens) – Nashville Predators
79. Luke Green (Saint John Sea Dogs) – Winnipeg Jets
80. Brandon Gignac (Shawinigan Cataractes) – New Jersey Devils
81. Sean Day (Mississauga Steelheads) – New York Rangers
82. Carsen Twarynski (Calgary Hitmen) – Philadelphia Flyers
85. Josh Mahura (Red Deer Rebels) – Anaheim Ducks
87. Garrett Pilon (Kamloops Blazers) – Washington Capitals
88. Connor Ingram (Kamloops Blazers) – Tampa Bay Lightning

Fourth Round (12 CHL Players):
92. Adam Brooks (Regina Pats) – Toronto Maple Leafs
93. Jack Kopacka (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds) – Anaheim Ducks
94. Jonathan Ang (Peterborough Petes) – Florida Panthers
100. Victor Mete (London Knights) – Montreal Canadiens
101. Keaton Middleton (Saginaw Spirit) – Toronto Maple Leafs
105. Evan Cormier (Saginaw Spirit) – New Jersey Devils
109. Connor Bunnaman (Kitchener Rangers) – Philadelphia Flyers
111. Noah Gregor (Moose Jaw Warriors) – San Jose Sharks
113. Nathan Noel (Saint John Sea Dogs) – Chicago Blackhawks
114. Riley Stillman (Oshawa Generals) – Florida Panthers
115. Alex Dostie (Gatineau Olympiques) – Anaheim Ducks
119. Tanner Kaspick (Brandon Wheat Kings) – St. Louis Blues

Fifth Round (14 CHL Players):
122. Vladimir Bobylev (Victoria Royals) – Toronto Maple Leafs
123. Dylan Wells (Peterborough Petes) – Edmonton Oilers
127. Jordy Stallard (Calgary Hitmen) – Winnipeg Jets
130. Vojtech Budik (Prince Albert Raiders) – Buffalo Sabres
133. Max Lajoie (Swift Current Broncos) – Ottawa Senators
134. Jeremy Helvig (Kingston Frontenacs) – Carolina Hurricanes
137. Jordan Sambrook (Erie Otters) – Detroit Red Wings
140. Cole Candella (Hamilton Bulldogs) – Vancouver Canucks
141. Tim Gettinger (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds) – New York Rangers
144. Conner Bleackley (Red Deer Rebels) – St. Louis Blues
145. Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen) – Washington Capitals
146. Nicholas Caamano (Flint Firebirds) – Dallas Stars
148. Christopher Paquette (Niagara IceDogs) – Tampa Bay Lightning
150. Manuel Wiederer (Moncton Wildcats) – San Jose Sharks

Sixth Round (10 CHL Players):
152. Jack Walker (Victoria Royals) – Toronto Maple Leafs
154. Jakob Stukel (Calgary Hitmen) – Vancouver Canucks
159. Brandon Hagel (Red Deer Rebels) – Buffalo Sabres
160. Michael Pezzetta (Sudbury Wolves) – Montreal Canadiens
164. Noah Carroll (Guelph Storm) – Carolina Hurricanes
166. Matthew Phillips (Victoria Royals) – Calgary Flames
171. Gabriel Fontaine (Rouyn-Noranda Huskies) – New York Rangers
172. Anthony Salinitri (Sarnia Sting) – Philadelphia Flyers
179. Nicolas Mattinen (London Knights) – Toronto Maple Leafs
180. Mark Shoemaker (North Bay Battalion) – San Jose Sharks

Seventh Round (13 CHL Players):
184. Rodrigo Abols (Portland Winterhawks) – Vancouver Canucks
185. Calvin Thurkauf (Kelowna Rockets) – Columbus Blue Jackets
186. Stepan Falkovsky (Ottawa 67’s) – Calgary Flames
189. Austin Osmanski (Mississauga Steelheads) – Buffalo Sabres
191. Travis Barron (Ottawa 67’s) – Colorado Avalanche
194. Brett McKenzie (North Bay Battalion) – Vancouver Canucks
196. Dmitry Sokolov (Sudbury Wolves) – Minnesota Wild
200. David Quenneville (Medicine Hat Tigers) – New York Islanders
201. Ty Ronning (Vancouver Giants) – New York Rangers
202. Jacob Friend (Owen Sound Attack) – Los Angeles Kings
204. Brayden Chizen (Kelowna Rockets) – Minnesota Wild
205. Tyler Soy (Victoria Royals) – Anaheim Ducks
206. Otto Somppi (Halifax Mooseheads) – Tampa Bay Lightning

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