Damien Cox’s 2015 NHL Mock Draft

With Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel slam dunks to go 1, 2, Damien Cox reveals his NHL mock draft, and looks at how he thinks it will shake down for the Canadian teams.

We know who the first two picks will be in the 2015 NHL Draft, but after that the field and the possibilities are wide open.

With the first round of the draft set to go Friday, June 26 in Sunrise, Florida, Sportsnet’s Damien Cox takes a look at the first round through a mock draft.


1. Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid, C, Erie


2. Buffalo Sabres: Jack Eichel, C, Boston University



3. Arizona Coyotes: Dylan Strome, C, Erie



4. Toronto Maple Leafs: Ivan Provorov, D, Brandon



5. Carolina Hurricanes: Noah Hanifin, D, Boston College



6. New Jersey Devils: Mitch Marner, C, London



7. Philadelphia Flyers: Mikko Rantanen, RW, Turku



8. Columbus Blue Jackets: Zach Werenski, D, University of Michigan



9. San Jose Sharks: Timo Meier, LW, Halifax



10. Colorado Avalanche: Lawson Crouse, LW, Kingston



11. Florida Panthers: Pavel Zacha, C, Sarnia



12. Dallas Stars: Mat Barzal, C, Seattle



13. Los Angeles Kings: Kyle Connor, LW, Youngstown



14. Boston Bruins: Evgeny Svechnikov, RW, Cape Breton



15. Calgary Flames: Travis Konecny, RW, Ottawa



16. Edmonton Oilers (from Pittsburgh): Ilya Samsonov, G, Magnitogorsk



17. Winnipeg Jets: Jacob Larsson, D, Frolunda



18. Ottawa Senators: Jeremy Roy, D, Sherbrooke



19. Detroit Red Wings: Joel Eriksson Ek, C, Farjestad



20. Minnesota Wild: Thomas Chabot, D, Saint John



21. Buffalo Sabres (from NY Islanders): Jake DeBrusk, LW, Swift Current



22. Washington Capitals: Denis Guryanov, RW, Lada Togliatti



23. Vancouver Canucks: Jakub Zboril, D, Saint John



24. Toronto Maple Leafs (from Nashville): Jansen Harkins, C, Prince George



25. Winnipeg Jets (from Buffalo, from St. Louis): Nick Merkley, RW, Kelowna



26. Montreal Canadiens: Daniel Sprong, RW, Charlottetown



27. Anaheim Ducks: Paul Bittner, LW, Portland



28. Tampa Bay Lightning (from New York Rangers): Brock Boeser, LW, Waterloo



**29. Arizona Coyotes (from Chicago): Oliver Kylington, D, Farjestads



**30. Philadelphia Flyers (from Tampa Bay): Colin White, C, U.S. NTDP


**(order of picks No. 29 and No. 30 yet to be determined by result of Stanley Cup final)