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Wild Aims High at 2017 NHL Draft

Without picks in the first two rounds, Minnesota selects six with big potential

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- Without the benefit of a first- or second-round pick in this weekend's NHL Draft at United Center, the Minnesota Wild went about its business with one goal in mind: Swing for the fences. 

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher and Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr leave the Windy City confident they have accomplished that objective.

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Wild Selects Swaney 209th Overall

Lakeville South grad is Minnesota's seventh-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its sixth-round pick (178th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Nick Swaney of the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. 

Here is a quick look at Swaney:

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Photo Blog: Wild Picks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Minnesota selects its newest crop of young prospects in Chicago

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- The Minnesota Wild added six new prospects to the State of Hockey family at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in the Windy City. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the picks played out.

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Wild Selects Svetlakov 178th Overall

Russian centerman is Minnesota's sixth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its sixth-round pick (178th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Andrei Svetlakov of the CSKA in Russia. 

Here is a quick look at Svetlakov:

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Wild Selects Golden 147th Overall

Canadian defenseman is Minnesota's fifth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its fifth-round pick (147th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected defenseman Jacob Golden of the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Golden:

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Wild Selects Misley 116th Overall

Centerman bound for the University of Vermont this fall is Minnesota's second fourth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its second fourth-round pick (116th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Bryce Misley of the Oakville Blades of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Misley:

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Wild Selects Shaw 97th Overall

Medicine Hat Tigers forward is Minnesota's first of two fourth-round picks

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its first fourth-round pick (97th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Mason Shaw of the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League. 

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Wild Selects Lodnia 85th Overall

Los Angeles native is Minnesota's third-round selection

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its third-round pick (85th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Ivan Lodnia from the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Lodnia:

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Wild Turns its Attention to NHL Entry Draft

Offseason continues this weekend in Chicago as club seeks to replenish its prospect pool

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- After a busy few days of Expansion Draft wheeling and dealing in Las Vegas, the Minnesota Wild will now turn its attention to the NHL Entry Draft portion of its offseason, one that, on the surface, seems like it should be much more low-key.

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher, Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr and the club's scouting staff will go to work at the United Center this weekend without the benefit of a first- or second-round pick because of previous trades to supplement their club.

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Wild in Search of Late-Round Gems at NHL Draft

Haula, Kuemper, Graovac among Minnesota's quality finds in recent years

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- With no first- or second-round picks in the upcoming NHL Draft -- at least not yet -- the Minnesota Wild will attempt to uncover some late-round gems.

The 2017 NHL Draft takes place June 23-24 at the United Center in Chicago.

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