The 2011 NHL Entry Draft will begin Friday, June 24 in St. Paul, Minnesota and the Sharks will start with the 28th overall pick. Round 1 will take place Friday at 4:00 p.m. (Pacific) and be broadcast on VERSUS. Rounds 2-7 will start at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific) on Saturday, June 25 and will be broadcast on NHL Network.
The Sharks have six picks in this year’s Draft including two in the sixth round. Here is a quick rundown of how San Jose’s picks are stacked up as of Tuesday, June 21:
Round 1: 28th overall pick
Round 2: 59th overall pick
Round 3: 88th overall pick
Round 4: 118th overall pick
Round 5:NO PICKS (Acquired Ben Eager from ATL for 2011 fifth round pick on Jan. 18, 2011)
Round 6: 165th overall (Traded Jody Shelley to NYR for 2011 conditional pick on Feb. 12, 2010) and 178th overall
Round 7:NO PICKS (Acquired 2010 seventh round pick (Christopher Crane) from PIT for 2011 seventh round pick on June 26, 2010)
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