Chicago Blackhawks: 2010 NHL Draft First Round Draft Review

June 27th, 2010 by Bryan Dietzler Leave a reply »
The 2010 NHL Draft is under way and the Blackhawks have made Kevin Haynes, a right winger out of Massachusetts, their first round selection. 

Chicago won’t have much of a chance to use him early on, as Haynes has committed to play hockey for Boston College. But if anything, they have made a good move for their future.

The Hawks held two first round picks going into the draft, Atlanta’s pick at number 24 and their own at number 30. They gained the 24th spot in the Dustin Byfuglien, Brent Sopel, and Ben Eager trade. 

The Blackhawks traded away the 30th pick in the draft to the New York Islanders in exchange for New York’s number 35 and 58 pick. With the 35th pick, the Blackhawks took Lugvig Rensfeldt, a winger from Sweden, to continue building a decent stash of players at the right and left wing position. 

Chicago then traded the 43rd pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Jimmy Haynes, Kevin's brother.

With the 54th overall pick, the Hawks grabbed defensemen Justin Holl. Holl is still in high school. Just four picks later, the Hawks took a goaltender at n ...

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