BOSTON, MA -- Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today, June 27 that the club has selected forward David Pastrnak in the first round, 25th overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Pastrnak - a 6'0, 167-pound native of Havirov, Czech Republic - spent the majority of the 2013-14 season with Södertälje of the Swedish B League (Allsvenskan League) where he appeared in 36 games and accumulated eight goals and 16 assists for 24 points. The forward also skated in one game for the Södertälje J20 team (SuperElite) where he totaled two points with a goal and an assist.
The 18-year-old also played on the Czech Republic U18 World Junior team where he served as assistant captain, the Czech Republic U18 International Junior team, the Czech Republic U20 World Junior team, and the Czech Republic U20 International Junior team. During his time with those teams he totaled seven goals and 16 assists for 23 points in 35 games played.
In 2012-13 Pastrnak skated for Sodertalje J18 (J18 Elit and J18 Allsvenskan), Sodertalje 20 (SuperElite), Sodertalje (Allsvenskan) and the Czech Republic U18 team. Combined, the forward appeared in 69 games where he tallied 28 goals and 30 assists.
TRANSACTION: The Boston Bruins select forward David Pastrnak in the first round, 25th overall, in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.