2012 NHL Draft To Be Held This Friday And Saturday At CONSOL Energy Center In Pittsburgh

Blue Jackets hold second overall pick in the first round, which begins Friday night on NBC Sports Network (HD)

Monday, 06.18.2012 / 3:46 PM / News
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer

The Columbus Blue Jackets hold the rights to eight picks, including the second overall pick of the first round, at the 2012 National Hockey League Draft, which will be held at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The Blue Jackets also have a conditional 2012 or 2013 first round pick acquired from Los Angeles with defenseman Jack Johnson in exchange for center Jeff Carter. The first round of the draft will begin at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, June 22, with rounds 2-7 held on Saturday, June 23, beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Below is a round-by-round look at the picks currently held by the Blue Jackets:

1st Round: No. 2, No. 30 (*conditional from LA)

2nd Round: No. 31, No. 45 (from PHX)

3rd Round: No. 62

4th Round: No. 95 (from VAN), No. 117 (from VAN)

5th Round: None

6th Round: No. 152

7th Round: No. 182

The 2012 Draft will be Columbus’ 13th since becoming a member of the NHL. The club has selected the following players with their previous 11 first round selections:

2000 (No. 4): Rostislav Klesla, Defense

2001 (No. 8): Pascal Leclaire, Goaltender

2002 (No. 1): Rick Nash, Left Wing

2003 (No. 4): Nikolai Zherdev, Right Wing

2004 (No. 8): Alexandre Picard, Left Wing

2005 (No. 6): Gilbert Brule, Center

2006 (No. 6): Derick Brassard, Center

2007 (No. 7): Jakub Voracek, Right Wing

2008 (No. 6): Nikita Filatov, Left Wing

2009 (No. 21): John Moore, Defense

2010 (No. 4): Ryan Johansen, Center

2011 (No. 8): Pick traded to Philadelphia

WEBSITE COVERAGE: Log on to BlueJackets.com, the club’s official website, for complete draft coverage, including daily reports Wednesday through Saturday at 5 p.m. ET. Blue Jackets television play-by-play announcer Jeff Rimer and radio analyst Bob McElligott will be reporting from Pittsburgh, providing analysis and interviews with the club’s hockey operations staff, top prospects, draft picks and NHL personnel. For expanded draft coverage including prospect bios, profiles and video features visit www.nhl.com/draft.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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