2012 NHL Draft: A Quick Look at the Top 10 Draft Picks

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2012 NHL Draft: A Quick Look at the Top 10 Draft Picks
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Nail Yakupov was the first pick of the 2012 NHL entry draft, selected by the Edmonton Oilers

With the first round of the NHL Entry Draft from Pittsburgh complete, teams can now figure out how to move forward and address any holes they didn't fill with their top picks.

The 2012 draft saw eight defensemen selected in the first 10 picks. The next "Russian Rocket" went No. 1 overall. Arguably the best name in the NHL went No. 10 to Tampa Bay and trades allowed some of the top teams in the NHL to snag some of the best talent in the draft.

Here's a quick look at the top 10 picks of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. 

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