2017 NHL mock draft: Canucks pick Pettersson in full first-round mock

Jun 24, 2016; Buffalo, NY, USA; Olli Juolevi puts on a team jersey after being selected as the number five overall draft pick by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagra Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 24, 2016; Buffalo, NY, USA; Olli Juolevi puts on a team jersey after being selected as the number five overall draft pick by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft at the First Niagra Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports /
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11. Los Angeles Kings

Mississauga Steelheads, OHL. Owen Tippett. 11. player. 67. The Kings pick up a talented winger with the 11th-overall selection. Tippett is an outstanding scorer who possesses all the tools to be successful at the next level. He has the speed, shot and drive to score many goals for Los Angeles in the NHL. Full profile: <a href=. Right Wing

12. Carolina Hurricanes

109. The Hurricanes have some promising talent on every position, but want to add another potential top-six centre to the fold. Rasmussen isn’t everyone’s favourite, but he could be a steal if he works out the way Carolina is hoping. Full profile: <a href=. Centre. Tri-City Americans, WHL. Michael Rasmussen. 12. player

13. Winnipeg Jets

Tri-City Americans, WHL. Juuso Valimaki. 13. player. 30. At 13, Winnipeg is happy to pick up one of Finland’s many up-and-coming prospects in two-way defenceman Juuso Valimaki. At this point, the Jets find Eeli Tolvanen almost too good to pass up on, but they decide a D-man is the higher priority with this pick.. Defence

14. Tampa Bay Lightning

23. In a draft that has little to no consensus, some players will inevitably drop down the board, despite having the potential to be picked much higher. This time, it hit Eeli Tolvanen. He doesn’t fill a great organisational need for Tampa Bay, but the Floridians can’t pass up on the best player available. Full profile: <a href=. Right Wing. Sioux City Musketeers, USHL. Eeli Tolvanen. 14. player

15. New York Islanders

Centre. HC Kometa Brno, Extraliga. Martin Necas. 15. player. 106. Necas will be an option as early as fifth overall, when the Canucks are on the clock. He falls into the Islanders’ lap 10 picks later, and they couldn’t be happier. A dynamic offensive player with sky-high upside. Full profile: <a href=