NHL Draft 2015: Complete Results, Grades and Top Rookies to Watch

June 29th, 2015 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

The 2015 NHL draft served as a beacon of hope for front offices and fanbases around the league. A strong group of incoming prospects gave teams a golden opportunity to bolster their system, especially if they drafted early in Round 1.

Of course, the Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres came away with the biggest prizes: Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. While there are no guarantees in the world of drafting, those two likely franchise centers are as close as it gets.

Let's check out some of the main additions each team made during the draft and assign grades for each front office's performance. It's followed by a look at the top rookies to watch.


2015 NHL Draft Grades

For complete team-by-team results, check out ESPN's Draft Tracker.


Rookie of the Year Battle

The race for Rookie of the Year next season will likely come down to McDavid against Eichel.

That's not just because they were the best players in the draft, but they may also be the only ones who make a full-season impact. And other rookies—those from previous draft classes read ...

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