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Picks, deals continue on Day 2 of NHL Draft

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TSN.ca Staff
6/28/2014 2:39:40 PM
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The second day of the 2014 NHL Draft is complete following seven rounds of picks and a flurry of trades.

The Maple Leafs may not have had a pick until the third round, but they have made the biggest move of the second day of the Draft, dealing defenceman Carl Gunnarsson and a fourth-round pick in the draft to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenceman Roman Polak.

They would open their Draft day by selecting Rinat Valiev from Kootenay Ice of the WHL in the third round. The Leafs then selected 5'11 forward John Piccinich in the fourth round and forward Dakota Joshua one round later, at 128th overall. The Maple Leafs drafted American forward Nolan Vesey in the sixth round (158th overall) before selecting Swedish forward Pierre Engvall with their final pick of the draft, 188th overall in the seventh round.

The Calgary Flames traded their third-round selection, 83rd overall, to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Brandon Bollig.

The Flames started their second day by selecting Charlottetown goaltender Mason McDonald before taking big Oshawa Generals winger Hunter Smith at 54th overall. The Flames selected defenceman Brandon Hickey of the Alberta Junior Hockey League 64th overall. The Flames selected forward Austin Carroll with their final pick in the draft, 184th overall. 

The Vancouver Canucks selected goaltender Thatcher Demko to start their second round, before continuing their busy weekend by trading the 50th pick in the Draft to the Los Angeles Kings for forward Linden Vey.

The Canucks also selected Russian defenceman Nikita Tryamkin at 66th overall, before drafting defenceman Gustav Forsling with the 126th overall selection in the fifth round. In the sixth round, the Canucks selected forward Kyle Pettit.

The Ottawa Senators got their draft started in the second round, selecting Andreas Englund, a Swedish defenceman at 40th overall. The Senators then selected defenceman Miles Gendron at 70th overall with their second pick of the draft. The team later selected forward Shane Eiserman from the United States Hockey League in the fourth round. The Senators ended their draft by selecting Carleton Place, Ont. native defenceman Kelly Summers and forward Francis Perron with consecutive seventh-round picks, 189th and 190th overall.

The Winnipeg Jets entered the trade action, sending the 159th pick in the draft and goaltender Eddie Pasquale to the Washington Capitals for 164th overall selection, 192nd pick and seventh round pick in 2015.

The Jets first pick of the day came in the third round, with the selection of American defenceman Jack Glover at 69th overall. The Jets selected forward Chase De Leo from the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL and defenceman Nelson Nogier from the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL with the 99th and 101st overall picks, respectively. In the fifth round, the Jets selected forward Clinston Franklin from the United States Hockey League. The Jets used the 164th overall pick on Russian forward Pavel Kraskovsky. The Jets selected forward Matt Utaski with the 192nd overall pick, acquired from Washington. 

The Montreal Canadiens selected defenceman Brett Lernout from the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League with the 73rd overall pick. Montreal selected defenceman Nikolas Koberstein 125th overall and forward Daniel Audette at 147th overall in the fifth round. The Canadiens drafted goaltender Hayden Hawkey in the sixth round with the 177th overall selection. The final pick by a Canadian team in the draft, the Canadiens selected forward Jake Evans of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.

The Oilers first pick of the day didn't come until the fourth round, when the team selected Swedish defenceman William Lagesson with the 91st overall pick. The Oilers also selected goaltender Zachary Nagelvoort in fourth round, with the 111st overall pick. In the fifth round, the Oilers drafted American forward Liam Coughlin. With their sixth-round pick, the Oilers selected forward Tyler Vesel from the USHL. The Oilers used their final pick of the day to select Val-d'Or goaltender Keven Bouchard with the 183rd pick of the draft.



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