1st round 1. Alexander Ovechkin- Happy to see him drafted so I can stop waiting for him. 2. Yevgeny Malkin- Big enough, fast enough, doggonit people like him. 3. Cam Barker- Ready to do his thing at the NHL level. A dandy D. 4. Al Radulov- Fast gifted scorer. Happy he climbed the charts. 5. Radislav Olesz-Bugger to those who fancy him a bust. Gona make it. 6. Lauri Tukonen- Two way center who is still developing his O. Dandy lad. 7. Drew Stafford- His intensity is why this winger is here. Plays C too. 8. A.J. Thelen- I laughed at Sharkie when I saw he had him so high early this season, whos laughing now. Coin toss as to who is the best D this draft. 9. Marek Schwarz- Next Hasek type goalie who can challenge for a start soon. 10.Andrew Ladd- I have him ahead of Stafford but, he floats from time to time. Still a great player, maybe the best of his draft at his spot. 11. Rob Schremp- From second to 11th. I think him a steal here. 12. Enver Lisin- Speed to burn hands to snipe. Whats not to like? 13. Alexander Picard- If he weren't from the Q I would have him higher. 14.Wes Oniel- In two years will be one of the better young d in the game. 15. Wojtek Wolski- Consistency is the bugaboo for this lad. Still a top talent. 16. Boris Valibak- Big mean monster. I love this lad. Watch him go higher(9th) 17. Mike Green- Just a little less than Valabik. 18. Kyle Chipchura- Future Captain of the Habs. 19. Alvaro Montoya- Another astonishing slip. Great goalie could go higher. 20. Dave Bolland- A dandy who has only time to make him a solid player. 21. Jakub Sindel- Its his puck work that makes him so well loved by me. Try and take it. 22. Oscar Hedman- A fiesty hard hitting fun player who needs time to grow. 23. Kirill Lymin- All around solid player who skates very well. 24. Brian Bickell- Left Wing Powerforward who will be a next generation dandy. 25. Adam Berti- Just started putting his game together. A steal. 26. Carl SÃ¶derberg-A great all around player who should be one of the "steals"in04. 27. Johan Franson- My sleeper of this year draft, sort of. 28. Evan Mcgrath- hands and speed, I believe Evan, I believe. 29. Ladsilav Smid- A quiet player who will add grand depth. 30. Lukas Kaspar- Brings speed and hands to the table. Time will make him more. Second round. (Bunched together more. I did this for the Kings boards so sorry for the references to our own players, still should work though. Ask if you need any clearifications) 31. David Schantz- He established himself as a dandy in the post season. 32. Andrej Meszaros- Skilled speed two way bluey. 33. Cory Schneider- Had a great U18 and will likely make some second round noise. 34. Roman Voloshenko- Would be higher if he were faster. Great hands. 35. Blake Wheeler- See Boyle from last year. HS tops player. 36. Petteri Nokelainen- Could go in the first round. Karlson type with skills. 37. Lauri Korpikoski- My draft board mate loves him. I don't know, he looks good. 38. Adam Pineault- Fast great hands questionable head. Could make it. 35. Johannes Salmonsson- Would be a top 20 if he weren't injury prone. 37. Devan Dubnyk- Third best goalie in draft. 38. Travis Zajac- Love this kid. 39. Roman Tesliuk- Has Anshankov written all over him as to his being ingnored. 40. David Booth- Not the best skater but plays tough. Klatt type. 41. Paul Stastny- Has skills like but needs time to prove his self. 42. Mikhail Yunkov- See Pushkaryev for upside. See Federov for down. 43. Kyle Wharton- If he makes it, all will wonder why he were skipped. 44. Sergei Ogorodnikov- See Anshankov for upside, see Lyubshin for down. 45. John Lammers- Plays an energy game and hits like a train. Needs to score more. 46. Justin Peters- See Munce. Solid skills fast feet, needs work. 47. Alexei Emelin- Scrawny but skilled. Fast but needs time. 48. Roman Tomanek- Great Job at U18s. Not a finisher yet, could be though. 49. Ryan Garlock- Andy Murray type who will be a solid character player in NHL. 50. Vaclav Meidl- GIANT with skills when he wants to use them. Either god or goat. 51. T.J. Hensick- USA had a great season. I feel he has NHL skills. 52. Sami Lepisto- One of the top snipers of the entire draft. Will it translate to NHL? 53. Andy Rogers- Could be a dandy checking grinder type if only.... 54. Martins Karsums- Exciting fast solid player, late second steal. 55. Juraj Gracik- Jens Karlson type Power Forward. If he makes it. 56. Alex Pluschyev- Hands like a god, head like a brick.. 57. Bruce Graham - Centermen that could sneak higher up.Talented fast streaky. 58. Kris Chuko- LW who should be a center.Looks to pass first. Could go higher. 59. Mark Fistric - Defencemen who could end up a second/third pairing.Safepick. 60. Jeff Shultz - 6'6" who just turned 18. He could opt out.If he is drafted this year he could go allot higher. Talented fast big defencman. Mean.