Team: Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia)
Hometown: Verkhnyaya Salda, Russia
2017-18 stats: 11 goals, 12 assists
Why him: A skilled playmaker who makes good decisions. Models his game after Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetzov. Needs work on defensive game.
Team: Wenatchee Wild (British Columbia Hockey League)
Hometown: Cypress, Calif.
2017-18 stats: 9 goals, 36 assists
Why him: He can play effectively in all three zones and has a hard shot. He also can join the rush effectively and is a mature player for his age.
Team: Lincoln Stars (U.S. Hockey League)
Hometown: Canton, Michigan
2017-18 stats: 18 goals, 21 assists
Why him: Fast skater who can win battles in corners and along the boards. Can play either forward or center and will attend Western Michigan University, so no need to rush his development.
Team: Bowling Green State University (Western Collegiate Hockey Association)
Hometown: Saline, Michigan
2017-18 stats: 8 goals, 25 assists
Why him: Undersized winger (think Jonathan Marchessault) who had a solid freshman year at Bowling Green, which produced Golden Knights general manager George McPhee. Can get to the net and create space for himself or to set up his linemates.
Team: Windsor Spitfires (Ontario Hockey League)
Hometown: Markham, Ontario
2017-18 stats: 3 goals, 21 assists
Why him: A shut-down defenseman who also can support the attack. Has a game that fits today’s NHL defensemen. Played for Chicago Wolves coach Rocky Thompson when Windsor won the Memorial Cup in 2017.
Team: Salisbury Prep (Connecticut)
Hometown: Bedford, Nova Scotia
2017-18 stats: 4 goals, 13 assists
Why him: His prep school schedule was just 28 games, but he showed ability moving the puck and also making plays in his own end. Will attend Quinnipiac University this fall.
Team: Baie-Comeau Drakkar (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League)
Hometown: Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
2017-18 stats: 3 goals, 18 assists
Why him: Has good size and mobility. A two-way defenseman who models his game after Seth Jones of Columbus. Has a high hockey IQ. Another year in juniors is likely.
Team: London Knights (Ontario Hockey League)
Hometown: Bradford, Ontario
2017-18 stats: 10-8-1, 3.11 goals-against average, .904 save percentage
Why him: The only goalie drafted by the Knights. He was a backup in juniors, but the Knights like his athleticism and how fundamentally sound he is. They traded into the final round to get him on the recommendation of goaltending coach David Prior.