Mock Draft 2013 By @Justinbeatty777:
#1 – Colorado – Seth Jones
Why: All-Star future number one defenseman who could pass him up.
Avs need a number one dmen for their future plans. But however Roy has a future with Nathan and has watched him a lot and loves his play so it could go either way.
#2 – Florida – Nathan MacKinnon
Why: A beauty to watch, a workhouse in the gym just wants to keep getting better, all star center to be and could be a good fit in Florida they’ll love this guy in Florida.
#3 – Tampa Bay – Jonathan Drouin
Why: The Next St.Louis not saying he’s the same height but he has the same skill, hands, and creativity as Martin. Youtube highlight and should be a good pick for Tampa.
#4 – Nashville – Aleksander Barkov
Why: Big center who is already excelling in the finland league and a guy most gms would love to have on there NHL roster.
#5 – Carolina – Valeri Nichushkin
Why: Semin like, very talented and big at 6’ 3” who could very well make the team next season.
#6 – Calgary – Elias Lindholm
Why: This was a tough one, But a talented center who is good in both zones of the game and a playmaker with great vision could help Calgary’s rebuild. Lindholm and Baertschi could be a dual to build around.
#7 – Edmonton – Darnell Nurse
Why: Fast and athletic blueliner could help Edmonton. All the tools to become a top league Dman.
#8 – Buffalo – Sean Monahan
Why: Great two way center, could go higher then 8th. Puts up points even on a bad team. Could help anyteam.
#9 – New Jersey – Hunter Shinkaruk
Why: Explosive fast talented forward, not a lot of size but he uses what he’s got and can fool you. A steal anywhere he goes.
#10 – Dallas - Rasmus Ristolainen
Why: Big nasty, physical defensemen. Something Dallas needs badly.
#11 – Flyers – Ryan Pulock
Why: Physical defensemen , great shot and something Philly needs.
#12 – Phoenix – Alexander Wennberg
Why: The Coyotes like there european’s so here’s another with good skill and a high shooting percentage at 18.9% against men.
#13 – Winnipeg – Max Domi
Why: Small center with amazing vision and great playmaking ablity a steal anywhere he goes. Great name to.
#14 – Columbus – Andre Burakovsky
Why: Good talented scorer with huge offensive upside who can put the puck in the net.
#15 – Islanders – Valentin Zykov
Why: Don’t know much about him but have heard he’s a point producer with great mentality.
#16- Buffalo – Zachary Fucale
Why: Everyone know’s Ryan Miller’s days are numbered and this could be a good replacement for Buffalo. Good positional goalie.
#17 – Ottawa – Fredrick Gauthier
Why: Big center good at draws, and a good two way game.
#18 – Detriot – Robert Hagg
Why: Detriots loves there european’s and they are always looking to add dmen after Lidstrom retired.
#19 – Columbus – Josh Morrissey
Why: Talented offensive Dman
#20 – San Jose – Adam Erne
Why: Strong scorer who could be a steal if he keeps producing.
#21 – Toronto – Curtis Lazar
Why: Goal scoring machine in Edmonton, Very talented and strong work ethic
#22 – Calgary – Bo Horvat
Why: Can play in any situation, had a great season with teammate Domi, Great pick anywhere would be a steal if still available.
#23 – Washionton – Morgan Klimchuk
Why: Great release loves to shoot and have the puck. Offensive minded. Great pick.
#24 – Vancouver – Nikita Zadorov
Why: Biggest dman in the draft, Mobile and strong. Good pick up for Canucks.
#25 – Montreal – Mirco Mueller
Why: Two way Dman, Good puck skill and a steady guy for your back end
#26 – Anaheim – JT Compher
Why: Turning a lot of heads lately, and Anaheim isn’t scared to draft college players.
#27 – Columbus – Eric Comrie
Why: After trading Mason would be a nice goalie for the system.
#28 – Dallas – Kerby Rychel
Why: Good shot , Beauty Release and a steal at 28th.
#29 – Calgary – Ryan Pulock
Why: Steady Dman, Should help Flames stack up more defense prospects.
#30 – Chicago – Ryan Hartman
Why: Good grity offensive forward could be a nice addition to end the first round.
Thanks guys this was a tough one to figure out but I tried my best. Tell me your thoughts.
Note: I do think Mackinnon is a better player tho