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Dallas Stars Conclude Day Two Of The 2016 NHL Draft With Five Selections

by Dallas Stars Staff / Dallas Stars

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill and Director of Amateur Scouting Joe McDonnell concluded the 2016 NHL Draft held at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York by selecting five players on Saturday. Below is a review of all six of the selections from the two-day draft.


Riley Tufte - Left Wing (First Round, 25th Overall)


Tufte, 18, played for both Blaine High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota and for the Fargo Force of the USHL during 2015-16. With Blaine, he posted 78 points (47-31=78) in 25 games played and was named "Mr. Hockey" for the state of Minnesota.

At the USHL level, he appeared in 27 games and recorded 14 points (4-10=14) as his 10 goals were tied for fifth on the team. The 6-foot-5, 205-pound native of Coon Rapids, Minnesota represented the United States at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

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Frederik Karlstrom - Center (Third Round, 90th Overall)


Karlstrom, 18, played at three levels of AIK's system in Sweden during the 2015-16 season. The majority of his time was spent with AIK J20 of the SuperElit League, where he posted 33 points (13-20=33) in 44 regular season games. He added 11 points (5-6=11) in six games played during their playoffs. He also appeared in nine total games with the J18 program, he combined to produce 23 points (11-12=23) in 9 games played. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound native of Sweden also appeared in two games at the Sweden-2 League where he didn't register a point.

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Rhett Gardner - Forward (Fourth Round, 116th Overall)


Gardner, 20, completed his freshman season at North Dakota and produced 18 points (11-7=18) and 52 penalty minutes in 41 games played. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan recorded two shorthanded goals, which were tied for first on the team.

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Colton Point - Goaltender (Fifth Round, 128th Overall)


Point, 18, appeared in 33 regular season games or Carleton Place of the CCHL in 2015-16. He recorded a 2.16 goals against average and a .915 save percentage. In 16 playoff contests, he registered a 1.82 goals against average and a .933 save percentage. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound native of North Bay, Ontario will attend Colgate University in the fall.

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Nicholas Caamano - Right Wing (Fifth Round, 146th overall)


Caamano, 17, appeared in 64 games for Flint of the Ontario Hockey League in 2015-16, recording 37 points (20-17=37). His 20 goals were third most on his team and he was fourth in points. The 6-foot, 188-pound native of Hamilton, Ontario has spent the last two seasons in the OHL, appearing in 128 regular season contests and recording 46 points (23-23=46).

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Jakob Stenqvist - Defenseman (Sixth Round, 176th overall)


Stenqvist, 18, played at three levels of the MODO Hockey organization in Sweden during 2015-16. In four games at the J-18 Elit level, he posted 10 points (4-6=10). He then recorded 19 points (6-3=19) in 13 games played with the J18 Allsvenskan club. The 6-foot-2, 163-pound native of Sweden appeared in 36 games for their J20 SuperElit club, where he posted seven points (3-4=7).

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In addition to the selections, the Stars acquired defenseman Nick Ebert from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for goaltender Jack Campbell.

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