C/LW(U.S. Under-18 Team) VIDEO:Pick | Interview | Clark on Miller Height: 6-1 - Weight: 198 - Shot: Left - Born: March 14, 1993 2010-11: 56 games; 15 goals; 35 assists; 50 points; 86 PIM
NOTES: Consistent, hard-working defensive forward who always makes life tough on opponents. Led U.S. in scoring with 13 points at World U-18s en route to gold. He will play college hockey at North Dakota next season.
Center(Edina Hornets, Minnesota High School) VIDEO:Interview Height: 6-2 - Weight: 194 - Shot: Right - Born: April 19, 1993 2010-11: 24 games; 23 goals; 17 assists; 40 points; 12 PIM
NOTES: Well-conditioned, strong play-making center who has excellent hockey sense and was big star in high school thanks to relentlessness and natural game-breaking ability. Will play college hockey at Notre Dame.
Center(Edmonton Oil Kings, Western Hockey League) Height: 5-11 - Weight: 176 - Shot: Right - Born: April 10, 1993 2010-11: 68 games; 27 goals; 48 assists; 75 points; 48 PIM
NOTES: The son of former NHL goaltender Rick St. Croix is natural scorer with tremendous offensive upside for NHL level. Possesses great hockey sense and dazzles with outstanding speed and remarkable stickhandling.
NOTES: Highly skilled and one of draft's top skaters, he mades up for his size with great speed, remarkable creativity and high competie level. A potential NHL game-breaker who is not afraid to go into dirty areas of ice.
NOTES: A hulking defenseman who showed ability to protect teammates in finishing second on his team in penalty minutes. He also managed to contribute offense with five goals and nearly a shot on goal per game.
NOTES: Great NHL upside as two-say defenseman who has great size and understands positional play in his own zone very well. Very good at shutting down opponents and not afraid to pinch into the offensive zone.