Joel Eriksson Ek

First round, 20th overall

Position: Center

Height/weight: 6-2, 183

Hometown: Karlstad, ­Sweden

2014-15 team: Farjestad in Karlstad

Stats: 21 goals in 25 games for Farjestad’s junior team; four goals in 34 games for Farjestads of the highest-level Swedish league as an 18-year-old

Comment: “He’s a big two-way center, very smart player on both ends of the rink. He’s a real hardworking kid, he’s a ­character kid and he can really shoot the puck.”


Jordan Greenway

Second round, 50th overall

Position: Left wing

Height/weight: 6-5, 223

Hometown: Potsdam, N.Y.

2014-15 team: USA National Under-18 Development team

Stats: 53 games, nine goals, 36 points

College: Boston University

Comment: “He’s a big body, still a little raw. Huge kid with a huge frame with lots of room to grow. Powerful skate, stronger on the puck, shoots it a ton … a tough kid.”


Ales Stezka

Fourth round, 111th overall

Position: Goalie

Height/weight: 6-3, 179

Hometown: Liberec, Czech Republic

2014-15 team: Bili Tygri Liberec U20

Stats: 2.77 goals-against average, .907 save percentage in 40 games

Comment: “Tall, lanky and athletic. Very excited. He’s going to Sioux Falls [USHL], played for the Czech national team and eligible to play in the NCAA.”


Kirill Kaprizov

Fifth round, 135th overall

Position: Left wing

Height/weight: 5-10, 181

Hometown: Novokuznetsk, Russia

2014-15 team: Metallurg Novokuznetsk

Stats: 31 games, four goals, eight points (14 points in 13 Under-18 international games)

Comment: “He’s a highly skilled kid. He’s not the biggest body, but very smart, very creative and produces. He has two more years left over there.”


Nicholas Boka

Sixth round, 171st overall

Position: Defense

Height/weight: 6-1, 196

Hometown: Plymouth, Mich.

2014-15 team: USA Under-18 Development team

Stats: 54 games, five goals, 11 points

College: ­Michigan

Comment: “Highly competitive, really skates well. Late in the year, he played more of an offensive role and was very effective. Character kid.”


Gustav Bouramman

Seventh round, 201st overall

Position: Defense

Height/weight: 6-0, 183

Hometown: Stockholm

2014-15 team: Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

Stats: 67 games, five goals, 44 points

Comment: “He’s an offensive defenseman. He played for Sault Ste. Marie this year. Tremendous puck-moving ability and can run a power play. He has work to do on the defensive side, but no-brainer for us.”


Jack Sadek

Seventh round, 204th overall

Position: Defense

Height/weight: 6-2, 185

Hometown: Lakeville

2014-15 team: Lakeville North

Stats: 25 games, five goals, 25 points

College: Minnesota

Comment: “He’ll need to time to put on weight and get stronger, but he’s a very good skater with good size. He’s a puck mover and loves to hit.”