The 2014 NHL Fans (Mock) Draft

We hit twitter to see what the NHL Draft possibly held, from the perspective of the fans. We took 30 NHL fans, including myself, and had them pick a respective team. We had them act as the GM on draft day, and take a shot at who they thought their team should take.

Each team picked a player according to the team they were managing needs, and here were the results.

1. Florida Panthers – Aaron Ekblad (@DiehardNYIFan)
2. Buffalo Sabres – Samuel Bennett (@NotHarsty19)
3. Edmonton Oilers - Sam Reinhart (@HG_Personal)
4. Calgary Flames – Michael Dal Colle (@GrandTheftRamo)
5. New York Islanders – Leon Draisaitl (@KMartinTNF)
6. Vancouver Canucks – Jake Virtanen (@IslesArmy)
7. Carolina Hurricanes – Nikolaj Ehlers (@Fucking_Kreider)
8. Toronto Maple Leafs – Nick Ritchie (@MattyLatour)
9. Winnipeg Jets – Brandon Perlini (@HoneyNutChelios)
10. Anaheim Ducks (from Ottawa) – William Nylander (Patty_Maroon)
11. Nashville Predators – Adrian Kempe (@ryanodonnell223)
12. Arizona Coyotes – Jared McCann (@CabooseTweets)
13. Washington Capitals – Haydn Fleury (@cahearn11)
14. Dallas Stars – Josh Ho-Sang (@DavidLyon882)
15. Detroit Red Wings – Kasperi Kapanen (@MaltbyMVP)
16. Columbus Blue Jackets – Dylan Larkin (@Chris_Geno_911)
17. Philadelphia Flyers – Julius Honka (@WingWheelWonder)
18. Tampa Bay Lightning – Jake Glover (@TheFakeBabs)
19. Minnesota Wild – Nikolay Goldobin (@CastelYAYnos)
20. LA Kings – Roland McKeowen (@KMartinTNF)
21. Montreal Canadians – Nikita Scherbak (@OduyaLikeThat_)
22. Tampa Bay Lightning/Rangers* – Nick Schmaltz (@TheFakeBabs)
23. Chicago Blackhawks – Ivan Barbashev (@DiehardNYRFan)
24. Pittsburgh Penguins – Alex Tuch (@KMartinTNF)
25. San Jose Sharks – Sonny Milano (@IslandHKY)
26. St. Louis Blues – Brycen Martin (@kyle2lamb)
27. Colorado Avalanche – Jack Dougherty (@eVDefuse)
28. Anaheim Ducks – Robert Fabrri (@Patty_Maroon)
29. Boston Bruins – Anthony DeAngelo (@jreardon29)
30. New Jersey Devils – Connor Chatham (@jbaersich11)

Notable unpicked players included David Pastrnak, Conner Bleackley, Brendan Lemieux, and Kevin Fiala.

* = Rangers will give TBL pick if they make it to the ECF.

-Kevin, @KMartinTNF, @TheNHLFiles

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