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Mid-season Mock Draft

Jack PorterCorrespondent IFebruary 21, 2009

With the trade deadline looming, there will be a few first round draft picks on the move in the coming week so I wanted to put my midseason draft list out there.

I will be doing another list at the end of the year but this will help to show how much the rankings can change in the last few months of the season.


1. New York Islanders

John Tavares, C

London Knights, OHL 


2. Tampa Bay Lightning

Victor Hedman, D

Modo, Swe JE


3. Atlanta Thrashers

Matt Duchene, C

Brampton, OHL


4. Toronto Maple Leafs

Evander Kane, C

Vancouver, WHL


5. Phoenix Coyotes

Jared Cowen, D

Spokane, WHL


6. Colorado Avalanche

Magnus Svensson-Paajarvi, LW

Timra, Swe JE


7. Ottawa Senators

Brayden Schenn, C



8. St.Louis Blues

Nazem Kadri, C

London, OHL


9. Nashville Predators

Ryan Ellis, D

Windsor, OHL


10. Los Angeles Kings

Simon Despres, D

Saint John, QMJHL


11. Minnesota Wild

Jordan Schroeder, RW



12. Anaheim Ducks

Oliver Ekman-Larsson, D

Leksands, SweAI


13. Pittsburgh Penguins

Dmitri Kulikov, D

Drummondville, QMJHL


14. Carolina Hurricanes

Scott Glennie, C

Brandon, WHL


15. Edmonton Oilers

Stefan Elliott, D

Saskatoon, WHL


16. Columbus Blue Jackets

Peter Holland, C

Guelph, OHL


17. Dallas Stars

Jacob Josefson, C

Djurgarden, Swe JE


18. Buffalo Sabres

John Moore, D

Chicago, USHL


19. Vancouver Canucks

Calvin De Haan, LW

Oshawa, OHL


20. Florida Panthars

 Zack Kassian, RW

Peterborough, OHL


21. Philadelphia Flyers

Carter Ashton, LW

Lethbridge, WHL


22. Montreal Canadians

Drew Shore, C

USA - 18


23. New York Rangers

Jeremy Morin, C

USA - 18


24. Calgary Flames

Landon Ferraro, RW

Red Deer, WHL


25. Chicago Blackhawks

Kyle Palmieri, C

USA - 18


26. New Jersey Devils

Louis Leblanc, C

Omaha, USHL


27. Detroit Red Wings

Marcus Johansson, LW

Farjestad, Swe JE


28. Boston Bruins

Dylan Olsen, D

Camrose, AJHL


29. New York Islanders *

David Rundblad, D

Skelleftea, Swe JE


30. Washington Capitals

Jordan Caron, C

Rimouski, QMJHL


* Islanders received San Jose first-round pick and Dean McAmmond from Ottawa for Mike Comrie and Chris Campoli.

**The orders is not the current standings it is my prediction of where the teams will finish and yes I think Ovie and the Caps will take home the Cup.

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