NOTES: Had 19 fighting majors in 2009-10 and had a productive second half of the season with 16 of his 24 points after Jan. 1. Hits hard and is widely considered toughest player in draft. Nicknamed "Big Mac Truck".
Right Wing(Oshawa Generals, Ontario Hockey League) Height: 5-9 - Weight: 162 - Shot: Right - Born: May 26, 1992 2009-10: 64 games; 41 goals; 25 assists; 66 points; 27 PIM; Minus-10
NOTES: Great speed, work ethic make up for lack of size. Son of longtime NHLer Steve Thomas had breakout year to rank 7th in league in goals and tie for second with 4 shorthanded goals. Had 2 goals at World Under-18s.
NOTES: Has great size with good stickhandling ability and overall strong offensive skills. A hard-worker with very good speed who has proven in OHL that he can finish. Grew up in South Florida as an avid Panthers fan.
Left Wing(Owen Sound Attack, Ontario Hockey League) Height: 6-2 - Weight: 205 - Shot: Left - Born: April 15, 1990 2009-10: 48 games; 17 goals; 18 assists; 35 points; 101 PIM; Minus-11
NOTES: Teammate of Rangers goaltending prospect Scott Stajcer at Owen Sound is 20-year-old power forward who was in his last year of eligibility for draft. Also a former teammate of Michael Del Zotto at London.
Right Wing(Jonkoping HV-71, Sweden Junior) Height: 5-11 - Weight: 165 - Shot: Right - Born: Dec. 2, 1991 2009-10: 37 games; 23 goals; 26 assists; 48 points; 10 PIM; Plus-16
NOTES: Remarkably speedy center who is particularly good at changing direction. Tremendous energy player and great stick-handler shoots very well on the fly. Appeared in two games vs. men for HV-71 Elitserien team.
Right Wing(Saskatoon Blades, Western Hockey League) Height: 6-4 - Weight: 222 - Shot: Right - Born: Aug. 5, 1990 2009-10: 65 games; 6 goals; 6 assists; 12 points; 163 PIM; Minus-6
NOTES: Huge, tough forward always willing to drop gloves to protect teammates. Like Dale Weise in 2008, he was playing in the WHL during his final year of draft eligibility after slipping through two previous NHL drafts.
Hometown: Nanaimo, British Columbia (Canadian)
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NOTES: The Rangers traded defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a 2010 sixth-round pick (No. 157 overall) and Washington's 2011 second-round pick, which had been previously obtained by the Hurricanes.