by the numbers

2 Swedish-born players drafted No. 1 overall — forward Mats Sundin by the Quebec Nordiques in 1989 and defenseman Rasmus Dahlin by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday.

 28 Swedish-born players drafted in 2018, tying the country's record set in 2011. The Wild selected defensemen, Filip Johansson (24th overall) and Simon Johansson (148th).

52 Americans selected in the draft, including six in the first round and four in the second.

 10 Minnesotans, two more than second-place Massachusetts, were drafted.

133 of the 217 picks made at the draft were defensemen or centers. Defense was the most popular position, with 70 selections.