WHAT: 2010 NHL Entry Draft
WHERE: Staples Center, Los Angeles
WHEN: Friday, June 25, 6 p.m. (First Round); Saturday, June 26, noon (Rounds 2 through 7).
TV: June 25, Versus, 6 p.m.; June 26, NHL Network, noon
LOCAL FLAVOR: Three Minnesotans, including two who just completed their senior high school seasons, were selected in the first round.
|Derek Forbort*||Duluth East||D||1||15||Los Angeles||Kings trade up to ensure pick of big, smooth-skating D|
|Nick Bjugstad||Blaine||C||1||19||Florida||Panthers get Mr. Hockey with huge frame, huge shot|
|Brock Nelson||Warroad||C||1||30||New York Islanders||Islanders get player with great size, bloodlines|
|Tyler Pitlick||Centennial||C||2||31||Edmonton||Oilers get potential linemate for Taylor Hall|
|Justin Faulk*||South St. Paul||D||2||37||Carolina||Pro scouts love Faulk's offensive instincts|
|Mark Alt||Cretin-Derham Hall||D||2||53||Carolina||Hurricanes take another St. Paul D man|
|Justin Holl||Minnetonka||D||2||54||Chicago||Blackhawks get smooth skater with great potential|
|Max Gardiner||Minnetonka||C||3||74||St. Louis||Blues add yet another Minnesotan to talent pool|
|Jason Clark*||Eden Prairie||LW||3||82||New York Islanders||Played for Eden Prairie as a sophomore|
|Max Gaede||Woodbury||RW||3||88||San Jose||Sharks get winger with size, scoring touch|
|Joe Faust||Bloomington Jefferson||D||4||114||New Jersey||Devils another team with strong Minnesota ties|
|Caleb Herbert||Bloomington Jefferson||C||5||142||Washington||Capitals get a player with exceptional speed|
|Tanner Lane||Detroit Lakes||C||6||160||Atlanta||Lakers star was only a junior last season|
|Zane Gothberg||Thief River Falls||G||6||165||Boston||Bruins could be getting a great one|
|Nick Mattson*||Chaska||D||6||180||Chicago||Played freshman season at Chaska|
|Ben Marshall||Mahtomedi||D||7||201||Detroit||Red Wings don't make many scouting mistakes|
|Christian Isackson||St. Thomas Academy||RW||7||203||Buffalo||Future Gopher has size, scoring knack|
* Denotes did not play at the high school level through senior season
Note: Pitlick played at Minnesota State-Mankato last season after completing his high school career at Centennial.