Blues 2011 NHL Entry Draft Day in Review

It was a busy day for all NHL teams. The Blues did not have a first round selection (it was lost in the trade that brought Chris Stewart and Kevin Shattenkirk to the organization), but the Blues still had 8 draft picks to select.

Here is the skinny on what the Blues did during draft weekend:

2nd round

32nd overall draft pick: RW Ty Rattie

41st overall draft pick: RW Dmitrij Raskin

46th overall draft pick: D Joel Edmundson

Note: Read a summary of the Blues’ second round draft selections here.

3rd round

88th overall draft pick: G Jordan Binnington

4th round

102nd overall draft pick: LW Yannick Veilleux

5th round

132nd overall draft pick: G Niklas Lundstrom

6th round

162nd overall draft pick: C Ryan Tesink

7th round

192nd overall draft pick: D Teemu Eronen


Blues trade a third round pick (72nd overall) to the New York Rangers for prospect Evgeny Grachev

See Grachev’s player profile on

For information on each of these draft picks, please visit’s draft page.


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