Record Number of Hockey East Players Taken in NHL Draft
Total of 24 Current or Future Players Selected in 2016 Entry Draft
Charlie McAvoy and Tage Thompson were both selected in the first round

WAKEFIELD, MASS. - A record 24 current or future Hockey East players were selected in the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft in Buffalo, New York. A full list can be found below.

Eight of the 12 Hockey East institutions were represented, including Boston College (3), Boston University (6), Connecticut (2), Northeastern (3), Notre Dame (3), Providence (4), UMass Lowell (2), and Vermont (1). The Terriers led all schools with their six picks, including four in the first round, which also tied a record for first-rounders by one team (Minnesota, 2006).

In total, the 24 players represent 39% of the 61 current or future NCAA players selected at the draft.

The Hockey East Association is a 12-team Division-I college men's hockey conference founded in 1984 and also sponsors a nine-team Division-I women's league which began play in 2002-03.

Rd. Pick Team Player 2015-16 Team NCAA Team
3 86 BUF Casey Fitzgerald Boston College Boston College
5 149 EDM Graham McPhee US NTDP (USHL) Boston College
3 62 TOR Joseph Woll US NTDP (USHL) Boston College
1 19 NYI Kieffer Bellows US NTDP (USHL) Boston University
1 7 ARI Clayton Keller US NTDP (USHL) Boston University
5 138 NSH Patrick Harper Avon Old Farms Boston University
1 14 BOS Charlie McAvoy Boston University Boston University
1 17 NSH Dante Fabbro Penticton (BCHL) Boston University
2 45 CHI Chad Krys US NTDP (USHL) Boston University
6 181 PIT Joseph Masonius Connecticut Connecticut
1 26 STL Tage Thompson Connecticut Connecticut
5 125 STL Nolan Stevens Northeastern Northeastern
3 67 CAR Matt Filipe Cedar Rapids (USHL) Northeastern
7 192 NJ Jeremy Davies Bloomington (USHL) Northeastern
2 34 CBJ Andrew Peeke Green Bay (USHL) Notre Dame
6 161 COL Nathan Clurman Culver Military Academy Notre Dame
2 40 COL Cam Morrison Youngstown (USHL) Notre Dame
4 106 MIN Brandon Duhaime Tri-City (USHL) Providence
7 203 CHI Jake Ryczek Waterloo (USHL) Providence
2 61 PIT Kasper Bjorkqvist Blues Jr. (Finland) Providence
7 183 EDM Vincent Desharnais Providence Providence
6 174 NYR Tyler Wall Leamington (GOJHL) UMass Lowell
7 208 TB Ryan Lohin Waterloo (USHL) UMass Lowell
4 118 TB Ross Colton Cedar Rapids (USHL) Vermont