The Western Hockey League led the way with seven first round selections on Friday night led by Nolan Patrick of the Brandon Wheat Kings going 2nd overall to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Henri Jokiharju is a steady stay at home defenceman who is developing an offensive side to his game as he adjusts to the North American ice.
The CHL Import Draft is an opportunity for European prospects to give NHL scouts a better look at their skills. This season, five 2016 imports have made the most of their chance to showcase themselves.
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