2015 NHL Mock Draft

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16. Edmonton Oilers (from Pittsburgh Penguins)

Defense. Saint John (QMJHL). Thomas Chabot. 16. player. 148. The Edmonton Oilers have been searching for a NHL caliber defenseman for quite some time now and they could get a good one here in Thomas Chabot. Chabot is a strong two-way defender that has surprising offensive upside as well. Chabot had a 41-point season with the Sea Dogs this year and he also impressed many at the World Juniors.

17. Winnipeg Jets

Center/Left Wing. Shawinigan (QMJHL). Anthony Beauvillier. 17. player. 30. Anthony Beauvillier is a very fast, small, skilled center who relies on his speed and agility to beat his opponents. Possess a good understanding of the game but will take some time to make it to the NHL due to his lack of stature. He has the senses to be in the NHL, just not the build. Fortunately for the Jets, they have enough prospect depth and NHL depth to wait for him to make the transition to the NHL.

18. Ottawa Senators

18. player. 91. Jansen Harkins had a very good year in the WHL this past year which was detrimental to his boost in draft stock. Harkins plays an all zones type of game. He often plays physical and uses his body to gain the offensive advantage. The Sens will be adding a player who adds to their good center depth behind young prospects like Curtis Lazar, and who can also play the wing as well.. Center. Prince George (WHL). Jansen Harkins

19. Detroit Red Wings

20. Minnesota Wild

Right Wing. Cape Breton (QMJHL). Evgeni Svechnikov. 20. player. 98. The Wild are in need of a depth when it comes to wingers. They could go after a winger for their NHL squad during free agency, but they still lack depth in the prospects department. Svechnikov is a powerful winger that can finish when he is needed to. Svechnikov will most likely spend another year in the minors before making the jump to the NHL. He needs to grow some more before he can be an effective professional.

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