The St. Louis Blues drafted three forwards and two goaltenders on the final day of the 2019 NHL Draft.
While the first-round of the NHL Draft kicked off Friday night, the Blues did not have a pick in the opening round this year. The pick went to the Buffalo Sabres as part of a trade that brought Ryan O’Reilly to the Blues last summer.
The Blues made the following selections on Saturday:
2nd rd, No. 62: C Nikita Alexandrov, Charlottetown (QMJHL)
3rd rd, No. 93 Blues: G Colten Ellis, Rimouski (QMJHL)
5th rd, No. 155 Blues: C Keean Washkurak, Mississauga (OHL)
7th rd, No. 208 Blues (from Maple Leafs): G Vadim Zherenko, Dynamo Moscow 2 (Russia)
7th rd, No. 217 Blues: LW Jeremy Michel, Val-D’or (QMJHL)
Alexandrov, 18, spent the last two seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s (QMJHL) Charlottetown Islanders. The 6’0, 183-pound forward is a native of Burgwedel, Germany.
Ellis, 18, spent the last two seasons with the QMJHL’s Rimouski Oceanic. The 6’1, 188-pound goaltender is a native of Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia.
Washkurak, 17, has spent the last two seasons with the Ontario Hockey League’s Mississauga Steelheads. The 5’10, 184-pound forward is a native of Waterloo, Ontario.
Zherenko, 18, played in 19 games with MHK Dynamo Moskva last season. The 6’2, 170-pound goaltender is a Russia native.
Michel, 18, has spent the last two seasons with the QMJHL’s Val d’Or Foreurs. In 2018-19, the 6’0, 165-pound forward is a native of Levis, Quebec.
Source: Fox Sports