NHL Mock Draft: Beichler’s Full 2016 First Round Mock – May Edition

Jun 26, 2015; Sunrise, FL, USA; Mitchell Marner puts on a team cap after being selected as the number four overall pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 26, 2015; Sunrise, FL, USA; Mitchell Marner puts on a team cap after being selected as the number four overall pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports /
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11. New Jersey Devils

Clayton Keller combined for 144 points in 85 games in the UNDP and USHL. The New Jersey Devils will be happy to get a highly skilled center with No. 1 potential.. Center. US National Under-18 Team, UNDP. Clayton Keller. 11. player. 85

12. Ottawa Senators

91. The Ottawa Senators had the tough season many expected. Charlie McAvoy will definitely cheer them up. A strong defenseman who was one of the biggest risers in NHL CSS’s rankings.. Defense. Boston University, NCAA. Charles McAvoy. 12. player

13. Carolina Hurricanes

Penticton Vees, BCHL. Tyson Jost. 13. player. 109. Tyson Jost fills an immediate and — most importantly — future need for the Carolina Hurricanes. If he can translate his game to the NHL level, he can become a successful top-six center. Had 42 goals and 104 points in 48 BCHL games this season. Committed to the University of North Dakota.. Forward

14. Boston Bruins

70. The Bruins get a big and highly skilled power center who combines scoring ability with gritty two-way play. Has No. 1 center potential but will need to improve in all areas, especially his offensive production, to get there.. Center. Mississauga Steelheads, OHL. Michael McLeod. 14. player

15. Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild get Clayton Keller’s teammate Kieffer Bellows who had equally impressive numbers (combined for 118 points in 85 games). A hard-working power forward who can play at center or on the wing.. Forward. US National Under-18 Team, UNDP. Kieffer Bellows. 15. player. 98

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