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First Round Selections - List

From the CP via Globe & Mail:

First-round picks in Friday’s NHL draft:

1. Chicago, Patrick Kane, RW, London (OHL)

2. Philadelphia, James vanRiemsdyk, LW, U.S. U-18

3. Phoenix, Kyle Turris, C, Burnaby (BCHL)

4. Los Angeles, Thomas Hickey, Thomas Hickey, D, Seattle (WHL)

5. Washington, Karl Alzner, D, Calgary (WHL)

6. Edmonton, Sam Gagner, C/W, London (OHL)

7. Columbus, Jakub Voracek, RW, Halifax (QMJHL)

8. Boston, Zach Hamill, C, Everett (WHL)

9. San Jose, Logan Couture, C, Ottawa (OHL)

10. Florida, Keaton Ellerby, D, Kamloops (WHL)

11. Carolina, Brandon Sutter, C/RW, Red Deer (WHL)

12. Montreal, Ryan McDonagh, D, Cretin-Derham High School, Minnesota

13. St. Louis, Lars Eller, C/W, Denmark, Frolunda Jr.

14. Colorado, Kevin Shattenkirk, D, U.S. U-18

15. Edmonton, Alex Plante, D, Calgary (WHL)

16. Minnesota, Colton Gillies, C, Saskatoon (WHL)

17. N.Y. Rangers, Alexei Cherepanov, RW, Omsk (Russia)

18. St. Louis, Ian Cole, D, U.S. U-18

19. Anaheim, Logan MacMillan, C, Halifax (QMJHL)

20. Pittsburgh, Angelo Esposito, C, Quebec (QMJHL)

21. Edmonton, Riley Nash, C, Salmon Arm (BCHL)

22. Montreal, Max Pacioretty, LW, Sioux City (USHL)

23. Nashville, Johnathan Blum, D, Vancouver (WHL)

24. Calgary, Michael Backlund, C, Vasteras, Sweden

25. Vancouver, Patrick White, C, Tri-City (USHL)

26. St. Louis, David Perron, LW, Lewiston (QMJHL)

27. Brendan Smith, D, St. Michaels (Ont. Jr. A)

28. San Jose, Nicholas Petrecki, D, Omaha (USHL)

29. Ottawa, James O’Brien, C, University of Minnesota (WCHA)

30. Phoenix, Nick Ross, D, Regina (WHL)

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