2011 Mock Draft – Jeff’s Picks

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Alexander Burmistrov was the last 1st round choice by the Atlanta Thrashers, on Friday we’ll find out who is the first ever selection of the new Winnipeg franchise. Our bet is it’ll be Ryan Strome. Here’s how we broke down the rest of the draft. If you are unable to attend the Draft party at the MTS Centre on Friday night, you can join our live blog or follow us on Twitter for pick by pick updates and discussion.

2011 Mock Draft

While trades will undoubtedly happen this year during the first round we’ll ignore that probability and simply let the teams currently selecting in that spot pick there for this mock draft.

Edmonton #1 – C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Red Deer)

Colorado Avalanche #2 – LW Gabriel Landeskog (Kitchener)

Florida Panthers #3 – C/LW Jonathan Huberdeau (Saint John)

New Jersey Devils #4 – D Adam Larsson (Sweden)

New York Islanders #5 – D Dougie Hamilton (Niagara)

Ottawa Senators #6 – C Sean Couturier (Drummondville)

Winnipeg #7 – C Ryan Strome (Niagara)

Columbus Blue Jackets #8 – D Duncan Siemens (Saskatoon)

Boston Bruins (From Toronto) #9 – D Ryan Murphy (Kitchener)

Minnesota Wild #10 – D Nathan Beaulieu (Saint John)

Colorado Avalanche (From St. Louis) #11 – C Mika Zibanejad (Sweden)

Carolina Huricanes #12 – D Jamieson Oleksiak (Northeaster)

Calgary Flames #13 – C Zach Phillips (Saint John)

Dallas Stars #14 – LW Sven Bartschi (Portland)

New York Rangers #15 – C Mark McNeill (Prince Albert)

Buffalo Sabres #16 – RW Try Rattie (Portland)

Montreal Canadiens #17 – RW Joel Armia (Finland)

Chicago Blackhawks #18 – D Jonas Brodin (Sweden)

Edmonton(From Los Angeles) #19 – D Joseph Morrow (Portland)

Phoenix Coyotes #20 – C Boone Jenner (Oshawa)

Ottawa Senators (From Nashville) #21 – RW Vladislav Namestnikov (London)

Anaheim Ducks #22 – RW Tomas Jurco (Saint John)

Pittsburgh Penguins #23 – LW Matt Puempel (Peterborough)

Detroit Red Wings #24 – RW Tyler Biggs (US National Team)

Toronto Maple Leafs (From Philadelphia) #25 – C Jonathan Miller (US National Team)

Washington Capitals #26 – D Stuart Percy (Mississauga)

Tampa Bay Lightning #27 – LW Brandon Saad (Saginaw)

San Jose Sharks #28 – LW Nicklas Jensen (Oshawa)

Vancouver Canucks #29 – D Ryan Sproul (Sault Ste. Marie)

Toronto Maple Leafs (From Boston) #30 – C Mark Scheifele (Barrie)

We’ll compare our results on Draft Day with our Mock Draft to see how close we were.

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Jeff Stevenson is a co-founder of winnipegwhiteout.com and co-host of the popular Jets Hockey Podcast. He grew up in Winnipeg, MB and became very passionate about sports, hockey and the Jets. Now Jeff is proud and honored to help bring news and information about the Winnipeg Jets to fans around the world.