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  • 2012 NHL Entry Draft with TSN

    http://www.fantasyhockeycoach.comI look forward to watching the NHL draft every year and there is no better coverage then what TSN provides. With the exception of one commentator you can usually count on great analysis of the draft from TSN.

    Player comparable are so helpful to hockey pool players as it is impossible to watch every prospect out there, so seeing a comparable gives people in keeper pools an idea of what to expect from a player. With that being said here is the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft with the players who TSN said was comparable along with their projection for that player.

    1 R Nail Yakupov Edmonton Oilers Alexander Mogilny Elite Offensive Force
    2 D Ryan Murray Columbus Blue Jackets Dan Hamhuis #1 Complete D
    3 C Alex Galchenyuk Montreal Canadiens Anze Kopitar Elite Offensive Force
    4 D Griffin Reinhart New York Islanders Ryan Suter #1 Complete D
    5 D Morgan Rielly Toronto Maple Leafs Kris Letang #1 Dynamic D
    6 D Hampus Lindholm Anaheim Ducks Alex Pietrangelo #1/2 Complete D
    7 D Mathew Dumba Minnesota Wild P.K. Subban #1 Impact D
    8 D Derrick Pouliot Pittsburgh Penguins Michael Del Zotto #2 Puck Moving D
    9 D Jacob Trouba Winnipeg Jets Adam Foote #2 Punishing D
    10 D Slater Koekkoek Tampa Bay Lightning Paul Martin #2/3 Two-Way D
    11 R Filip Forsberg Washington Capitals Johan Franzen #1 Power Forward
    12 C Mikhail Grigorenko Buffalo Sabres Jason Spezza #1/2 Finesse C
    13 C Radek Faksa Dallas Stars Logan Couture #2 Complete C
    14 C Zemgus Girgensons Buffalo Sabres David Backes #2 Power C
    15 D Cody Ceci Ottawa Senators Brent Seabrook #2 All-Rounded Dman
    16 R Tom Wilson Washington Capitals Ryan Malone #2 Punishing RW
    17 C Tomas Hertl San Jose Sharks Paul Stastny #2 Offensive C
    18 C Teuvo Teravainen Chicago Blackhawks Ryan Nugent-Hopkins #1 Scoring C
    19 G Andrei Vasilevski Tampa Bay Lightning Braden Holtby #1 Impact G
    20 C Scott Laughton Philadelphia Flyers Mike Richards #2/3 Competitive C
    21 C Mark Jankowski Calgary Flames Jamie Benn #1/2 Offensive C
    22 D Olli Maatta Pittsburgh Penguins Travis Hamonic #2/3 Complete D
    23 D Michael Matheson Florida Panthers Ryan Whitney #2/3 Two-Way D
    24 G Malcolm Subban Boston Bruins Carey Price #1 Elite G
    25 D Jordan Schmaltz St. Louis Blues Tom Gilbert #2/3 Offensive D
    26 C/L Brendan Gaunce Vancouver Canucks Jordan Staal #2/3 Checking C
    27 C/R Henrik Samuelsson Phoenix Coyotes Claude Lemieux #2 Power F
    28 D Brady Skjei New York Rangers Marc-Edouard Vlasic #3/4 Precision D
    29 L Stefan Matteau New Jersey Devils Raffi Torres #2/3 Abrasive LW
    30 L Tanner Pearson Los Angeles Kings Vinny Prospal #2 Skill L

    By: Aaron Brouwer
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