College Hockey:
NHL Draft 2006

June 24

VANCOUVER — The following college players or recruits were chosen in the National Hockey League’s 2006 entry draft:

(I) = Incoming Recruit
(*) = No Longer With Team

Round One

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
  1 St. Louis       Erik Johnson, D (I)    Minnesota (WCHA)
  3 Chicago        Jonathan Toews, F     North Dakota (WCHA)
  5 Boston         Phil Kessel, F       Minnesota (WCHA)
  7 New York Islanders   Kyle Okposo, F (I)    Minnesota (WCHA)
 17 Los Angeles      Trevor Lewis, F (I)    Michigan (CCHA)
 19 Anaheim        Mark Mitera, D       Michigan (CCHA)
 20 Montreal        David Fischer, D (I)    Minnesota (WCHA)
 29 Phoenix        Chris Summers, D (I)    Michigan (CCHA)

Round Two

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 32 Pittsburgh       Carl Sneep, D (I)     Boston College (HEA)
 39 Philadelphia      Andreas Nodl, F (I)    St. Cloud State (WCHA)
 42 Philadelphia      Michael Ratchuk, D (I)   Michigan State (CCHA)
 45 Edmonton        Jeff Petry, D (07)     Michigan State (CCHA)
 51 Colorado        Nigel Williams, D (I)   Wisconsin (WCHA)
 52 Washington       Keith Seabrook, D (07)   Denver (WCHA)
 56 Nashville       Blake Geoffrion, F (I)   Wisconsin (WCHA)
 61 Chicago        Simon Danis-Pepin, D    Maine (HEA)
 63 Carolina        Jamie McBain, D (I)    Wisconsin (WCHA)

Round Three

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 65 Pittsburgh       Brian Strait, D (I)    Boston Univ. (HEA)
 68 Ottawa         Eric Gryba, D (I)     Boston Univ. (HEA)
 74 Los Angeles      Jeff Zatkoff, G      Miami (CCHA)
 79 Philadelphia      Jonathan Matsumoto, F   Bowling Green (CCHA)
 80 Atlanta        Michael Forney, F (I)   North Dakota (WCHA)
 81 Colorado        Michael Carman, F (I)   Minnesota (WCHA)

Round Four

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 94 St. Louis       Ryan Turek, F (I)     Michigan State (CCHA)
 96 Chicago        Joe Palmer, G (I)     Ohio State (CCHA)
 100 New York Islanders   Rhett Rakhshani, F (I)   Denver (WCHA)
 102 Minnesota       Kyle Medvec, D (07)    Vermont (HEA)
 107 New Jersey       T.J. Miller, D (I)     Northern Michigan (CCHA)
 108 New York Islanders   Jase Weselosky, G (07)   St. Cloud State (WCHA)
 110 Colorado        Kevin Montgomery, D (I)  Ohio State (CCHA)
 116 Florida        Derrick LaPoint, D (07)  North Dakota (WCHA)
 119 New York Islanders   Doug Rogers, F (I)     Harvard (ECACHL)
 120 Dallas         Richard Bachman, G (07)  Colorado College (WCHA)

Round Five

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 124 St. Louis       Andy Sackrison, F (07)   Minnesota State (WCHA)
 125 Pittsburgh       Chad Johnson, G      Alaska-Fairbanks (CCHA)
 126 New York Islanders   Shane Sims, D (07)     Ohio State (CCHA)
 130 Phoenix        Brett Bennett, G (I)    Boston Univ. (HEA)
 134 Los Angeles      David Meckler, F      Yale (ECACHL)
 135 Atlanta        Alex Kangas, G (07)    Minnesota (WCHA)
 136 Columbus        Nick Sucharski, F     Michigan State (CCHA)
 138 Dallas         David McIntyre, F (I)   Colgate (ECACHL)
 140 Edmonton        Cody Wild, D        Providence (HEA)
 144 Los Angeles      Martin Nolet, G (I)    Massachusetts (HEA)
 145 Philadelphia      Jonathan Rheault, F    Providence (HEA)
 146 Nashville       Mark Dekanich, G      Colgate (ECACHL)
 147 Buffalo        Alex Biega, D (I)     Harvard (ECACHL)

Round Six

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 154 St. Louis       Matthew McCollem, F (07)  Harvard (ECACHL)
 161 Toronto        Viktor Stlberg, F (I)   Vermont (HEA)
 166 Toronto        Tyler Ruegsegger, F (07)  Denver (WCHA)
 169 Chicago        Chris Auger, F (I)     Mass.-Lowell (HEA)
 171 New York Islanders   Brian Day, F (07)     Colgate (ECACHL)
 176 Nashville       Ryan Flynn, F (I)     Minnesota (WCHA)
 178 New Jersey       Tony Romano, F (I)     Cornell (ECACHL)
 179 Calgary        Jordan Fulton, F (I)    Minn.-Duluth (WCHA)
 181 Ottawa         Kevin Koopman, D (07)   Brown (ECACHL)
 183 Carolina        Nick Dodge, F       Clarkson (ECACHL)

Round Seven

Pick NHL Team        Name, Pos         School (Conference)
 186 Chicago        Peter LeBlanc, F (I)    New Hampshire (HEA)
 188 Phoenix        Chris Frank, D       Western Michigan (CCHA)
 191 Detroit        Nick Oslund, F (07)    St. Cloud State (WCHA)
 192 Minnesota       Chris Hickey, F (08)    Wisconsin (WCHA)
 193 Florida        Marc Cheverie, G (07)   Denver (WCHA)
 195 Atlanta        Jesse Martin, F (07)    Denver (WCHA)
 196 Phoenix        Benn Ferriero, F      Boston College (HEA)
 201 Colorado        Billy Sauer, G       Michigan (CCHA) 
 202 San Jose        John McCarthy, F      Boston University (HEA)
 203 San Jose        Jay Barriball, F (07)   Minnesota (WCHA)
 211 Ottawa         Erik Condra, F       Notre Dame (CCHA)
 213 Carolina        Justin Krueger, F (I)   Cornell (ECACHL)

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