Predators Draft Day Preview

Preview of the 2013 NHL Draft in Newark, New Jersey.

2013 NHL Draft

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2013
Time: 3:00pm Eastern/2:00 pm Central
Location: Prudential Center – Newark, New Jersey
TV: NBCSN

Nashville Predators Draft Order

Round Selection
1 4
3 (From Tampa Bay) 64
4 95
4 (From Buffalo) 99
4 (From Toronto) 112
5 125
5 (from Rangers) 140
6 155
6 (from San Jose) 171
7 185

Potential First Round Draft Targets

- Aleksander Barkov, C, Tappara
- Jonathan Drouin, LW, Halifax Mooseheads
- Seth Jones, D, Portland Winterhawks
- Nathan Mackinnon, C, Halifax Mooseheads
- Darnell Nurse, D, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
- Elias Lindholm, C, Brynäs
- Valeri Nichushkin, F, Traktor Chelyabinsk

Nashville Predators First Round Picks

Year Pick Player Position Team
1998 2 David Legwand C Plymouth Whalers
1999 6 Brian Finley G Barrie Colts
2000 6 Scott Hartnell LW Prince Albert Raiders
2001 12 Dan Hamhuis D Prince George Cougars
2002 6 Scottie Upshall F Kamloops Blazers
2003 7 Ryan Suter D USNDT
2004 15 Alexander Radulov LW Tver
2005 18 Ryan Parent D Guelph Storm
2007 23 Jonathon Blum D Vancouver Giants
2008 7 Colin Wilson C Boston University
2008 18 Chet Pickard G Tri-City Americans
2009 11 Ryan Ellis D Windsor Spitfires
2010 18 Austin Watson C Peterborough Petes

Past Fourth Overall Picks

Year Team Player
1963 New York Rangers Al Osborne
1964 Chicago Blackhawks Richie Bayes
1965 Boston Bruins Joe Bailey
1966 Toronto Maple Leafs John Wright
1967 Minnesota North Stars Wayne Cheesman
1968 Pittsburgh Penguins Garry Swain
1969/td> Boston Bruins Frank Spring
1970 Boston Bruins Rick MacLeish
1971 St. Louis Blues Gene Carr
1972 Montreal Canadiens Steve Shutt
1973 Toronto Maple Leafs Lanny McDonald
1974 New York Islanders Clark Gillies
1975 Minnesota North Stars Bryan Maxwell
1976 Detroit Red Wings Fred Williams
1977 Vancouver Canucks Jere Gillis
1978 Vancouver Canucks Bill Derlago
1979 Washington Capitals Mike Gartner
1980 Los Angeles Kings Larry Murphy
1981 Hartford Whalers Ron Francis
1982 Philadelphia Flyers Ron Sutter
1983 Detroit Red Wings Steve Yzerman
1984 Toronto Maple Leafs Al Iafrate
1985 Vancouver Canucks Jim Sandlak
1986 Pittsburgh Penguins Zarley Zalapski
1987 Los Angeles Kings Wayne McBean
1988 Pittsburgh Penguins Darrin Shannon
1989 Winnipeg Jets Stu Barnes
1990 Philadelphia Flyers Mike Ricci
1991 New York Islanders Scott Lachance
1992 Quebec Nordiques Todd Warriner
1993 Anaheim Ducks Paul Kariya
1994 Edmonton Oilers Jason Bonsignore
1995 Anaheim Ducks Chad Kilger
1996 Washington Capitals Alexander Volchkov
1997 New York Islanders Roberto Luongo
1998 Vancouver Canucks Bryan Allen
1999 New York Rangers Pavel Brendl
2000 Columbus Blue Jackets Rostislav Klesla
2001 Florida Panthers Stephen Weiss
2002 Philadelphia Flyers Joni Pitkanen
2003 Columbus Blue Jackets Nikolai Zherdev
2004 Carolina Hurricanes Andrew Ladd
2005 Minnesota Wild Benoit Pouliot
2006 Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom
2007 Los Angeles Kings Thomas Hickey
2008 St. Louis Blues Alex Pietrangelo
2009 Atlanta Thrashers Evander Kane
2010 Columbus Blue Jackets Ryan Johansen
2011 New Jersey Devils Adam Larsson
2012 New York Islanders Griffin Reinhart

For all 2013 NHL Draft Coverage, click here.

Tags: , ,

A native of Franklin, Tennessee, Patten Fuqua is the managing editor of PuckScene.com. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science from Belmont University in Journalism and Broadcasting.