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NHL Draft Coverage

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  • NHL mines Minnesota

  • By Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association 07/01/2013, 7:15pm CDT
  • Draft haul includes 13 players with ties to state high school programs
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  • Hometown team ends wait

  • By Roman Augustoviz, Star Tribune 06/27/2011, 10:17am CDT
  • Wayzata star Mario Lucia didn't get his wish of being drafted in the first round, but the Wild gave him a great memory by dealing to take him in the second.
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2011 NHL Draft Fast Facts

What: 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Where: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul
First round, Friday, June 22, 6 p.m.; Rounds 2-7, Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
TV: Friday's first round, Versus, 6 p.m.; Saturday's rounds 2-7, NHL Network, 10 a.m.
Tickets: All tickets for Friday's first round have been reserved; tickets for Saturday's session are available. For more information, go to www.wild.com.

Minnesotans Selected in the 2011 NHL Draft

Name High School Pos. Rd. Pick Team Comment
Mario Lucia Wayzata LW 2 60 Minnesota Wild trade up to take homegrown talent
Steven Fogarty Edina C 3 72 New York Rangers Rangers make moves to get hard worker with great hands
Andy Welinski* Duluth East D 3 83 Anaheim Ducks restock blue line with strong skater
Kyle Rau Eden Prairie C 3 91 Florida Panthers have selected Mr. Hockey winner in back-to-back years, get proven winner in Rau
Mike Reilly* Holy Angels D 4 98 Columbus Blue Jackets add defenseman with excellent vision
Joseph LaBate Holy Angels C 4 101 Vancouver Canucks get center with size, scoring touch
Seth Ambroz New Prague RW 5 128 Columbus Former New Prague Trojan, Ambroz finally picked
Tony Cameranesi Wayzata C 5 130 Toronto Maple Leafs add quick skater with great vision
Nick Seeler Eden Prairie D 5 131 Minnesota Wild draft another local, tough defenseman with hard shot
Eddie Wittchow Burnsville D 6 154 Florida Panthers take physical defenseman, add another Minnesotan
Josh Archibald Brainerd W 6 174 Pittsburgh 2011 Mr. Hockey finalist heads to Penguins
Travis Boyd* Hopkins C 6 177 Washington Played for Hopkins as a freshman
Adam Wilcox* South St. Paul G 6 178 Tampa Bay Wilcox only Minnesotan goalie taken
Patrick Daly Benilde-St. Margaret's D 7 189 New Jersey Devils stock up on strong defensemen
Max Everson Edina D 7 203 Toronto Maple Leafs' late-round pick may be a steal

* Denotes did not play at the high school level through senior season