POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 1:35 PM

Fox Sports Ohio's Jeff Rimer and Jody Shelley, along with several staffers from bluejackets.com, have arrived in Philadelphia for the 2014 NHL Draft. They documented the sites and sounds of the draft and they were even kind enough to share their experience with us on Twitter.

Keep up with the CBJ Draft Central for the latest news, stories and updates from Philadelphia.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 1:26 PM
By Alex Busch - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog
Photo courtesy of Marc Henwood / Station Nation

At 6-feet-tall, Olivier Leblanc is a two-way defenseman who currenly plays for St. John in the QMJHL.

The 18-year-old seventh-round draft pick played midget AAA hockey in Quebec at 15-years-old, where his Blizzard team reached the Quebec finals before eventually falling to College Esther-Blondin in five games.

After midget hockey, Leblanc was selected by St. John in the first round (11th overall) of the 2012 QMJHL Entry Draft.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 1:05 PM
By Brad Friedman - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

Welcome to "The Numbers Game: NHL Draft Edition"
197th overall pick Olivier Leblanc

The Blue Jackets selected Olivier Leblanc of St. John (QMJHL) with the 197th pick. Here is a look at how the defenseman's numbers add up.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 12:30 PM
By Brad Friedman - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

With the 137th overall pick in the 2014 NHL draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected right winger Tyler Bird from Kimball Union Academy.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 12:20 PM
By Alex Busch - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog


Welcome to "The Numbers Game: NHL Draft Edition"
137th overall pick Tyler Bird

The Blue Jackets selected Tyler Bird of Kimball Union Academy (high school) with the 137th pick. Here is a look at how the right wing's numbers add up.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 12:00 PM
By Alex Busch - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog


With Cape Breton this past season, Julien Pelletier didn't appear to be a rookie — although he was.

In 67 regular season games with the Screaming Eagles, Pelletier potted 25 goals along with a similar 25 assists for 50 points, which was among the top rookies in the GMJHL. Prior to the draft, he was raked 62 among all North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 12:00 PM
By Brad Friedman - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

Welcome to "The Numbers Game: NHL Draft Edition"
107th overall pick Julien Pelletier

The Blue Jackets selected Julien Pelletier of Cape Breton (QMJHL) with the 107th pick. Here is a look at how the left wing's numbers add up.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 11:45 AM
By Brad Friedman - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

With the 77th overall selection in the 2014 NHL draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected defenseman Blake Siebenaler from the OHL’a Niagara IceDogs.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 11:40 AM
By Alex Busch - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

Welcome to "The Numbers Game: NHL Draft Edition"
77th overall pick Blake Siebenaler

The Blue Jackets selected Blake Siebenaler of the Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL) with the 77th pick. Here is a look at how the defenseman's numbers add up.

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POSTED ON Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 11:28 AM
By Brad Friedman - BlueJackets.com / 2014 Draft Central blog

With the 76th overall selection in the 2014 NHL draft, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected Latvian goaltender Elvis Merzlikins.

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