Saturday, June 26, 2010

NHL Draft: Day 2

Jon Merrill was selected 38th overall by the New Jersey Devils, who just love picking Wolverines. According to the official Michigan Hockey Twitter page, Merrill becomes the 12th Michigan player to be selected by New Jersey.

Dallas selected Alex Guptill with the 17th pick of the third round (77th overall).

Lee Moffie went to the Sharks in the 7th round.

Luke Moffatt became the fourth Wolverine to get picked. The Colorado Avalanche selected him in the seventh round.

Kevin Clare and Jacob Fallon were not selected.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any idea if there might be more recruits coming in 2011? Especially defensively? Even assuming nobody leaves early, that leaves us a grand total of 6 D-men. Sure, they all have at least 1 year of experience and all but one is drafted, but not having depth doesn't thrill me, with the memory of 2008 with Mitera, Burlon and Kampfer all out at the same time, fresh in my head... And I'm not even going to start with goalies X_X
We're going to be losing 9 seniors regardless, only having 2 recruits (however highly regarded) to replace them makes me unhappy, even with this year's class right in front of them.
I know we always do just fine recruiting, but it doesn't seem like there are a ton of top 2011 prospects left for us to grab and I'm getting a tad nervous.

And on a similar topic, how do you think having an ex-Spartan in Cole coaching the NTDP affect Michigan's recruiting of that?