NHL DRAFT: Second day of NHL Draft concludes, nearly 70 players with NCAA ties chosen overall

New Hampshire sophomore Filip Engarås was drafted in the sixth round (169th overall) Wednesday by the Edmonton Oilers (photo: UNH Athletics).

The second round of the 2020 NHL Draft kicked off Wednesday morning and saw a string of NCAA freshmen get picked as defenseman Tyler Kleven (44th overall, Ottawa Senators), defenseman Brock Faber (45th overall, Los Angeles Kings), goaltender Drew Commesso (46th overall, Chicago Blackhawks) and forward Luke Tuch (47th overall, Montreal Canadiens) went consecutively to start the second round.

All four players spent the last two seasons with USA Hockey’s NTDP in Plymouth, Mich.

Also in the second round, UConn sophomore defenseman Yan Kuznetsov went with the 50th overall pick to the Calgary Flames.

In the third round, nine players with NCAA ties were taken, followed by 13 in the fourth round, 10 in the fifth round, 10 in the sixth round and then wrapping up with a dozen in the seventh round.

Our list of NCAA players selected in the draft is here:

RoundPickNamePosSchool2019-20 teamNHL team
15Jake SandersonDNorth DakotaUSNTDPOttawa
114Dylan HollowayC/LWWisconsinWisconsin Edmonton
129Brendon BrissonCMichiganChicago (USHL)Vegas
236Sam ColangeloRWNortheasternChicago (USHL)Anaheim
238Thomas BordeleauCMichiganUSNTDPSan Jose
244Tyler KlevenDNorth DakotaUSNTDPOttawa
245Brock FaberDMinnesotaUSNTDPLos Angeles
246Drew CommessoGBoston UniversityUSNTDPChicago
247Luke TuchLWBoston UniversityUSNTDPMontreal
250Yan KuznetsovDConnecticutConnecticut Calgary
258Mason LohreiDOhio StateGreen Bay (USHL)Boston
367Ian MooreDHarvardSt. Mark's (USHS)Anaheim
374Ty SmilanicFQuinnipiacUSNTDPFlorida
379Landon SlaggertLWNotre DameUSNTDPChicago
380Jake BoltmannDMinnesotaEdina (USHS)Calgary
381Wyatt KaiserDMinnesota DuluthAndover (USHS)Chicago
383Alex LaferriereRWHarvardDes Moines (USHL)Los Angeles
386Dylan PetersonCBoston UniversityUSNTDPSt. Louis
389Trevor KuntarCBoston CollegeYoungstown (USHL)Boston
391Jackson HallumFMichiganSt. Thomas (USHS)Vegas
495Michael BenningDDenverSherwood Park (AJHL)Florida
497Sam StangeRWWisconsinSioux Falls (USHL)Detroit
4100Carter SavoieLWDenverSherwood Park (AJHL)Edmonton
4102Jack SmithCMinnesota DuluthSt. Cloud Cathedral (USHS)Montreal
4105Zachary UensDMerrimackMerrimack Florida
4109Blake BiondiCMinnesota DuluthHermantown (USHS)Montreal
4111Mitchell MillerDNorth DakotaTri-City (USHL)Arizona
4113Jackson KunzLWNorth DakotaShattuck-St. Mary's (USHS)Vancouver
4116Eamon PowellDBoston CollegeUSNTDPTampa Bay
4118Colby AmbrosioCBoston CollegeTri-City (USHL)Colorado
4120Ethan EdwardsDMichiganSpruce Grove (AJHL)New Jersey
4121Alex JefferiesLWMerrimackThe Gunnery (USHS)NY Islanders
4124Sean FarrellCHarvardChicago (USHL)Montreal
5130Artem ShlaineCBoston UniversityShattuck-St. Mary's (USHS)New Jersey
5131Matteo CostantiniCNorth DakotaBuffalo (OJHL)Buffalo
5134Brett BerardLWProvidenceUSNTDPNY Rangers
5136Jakub DobesGOhio StateOmaha (USHL)Montreal
5139Ryder RolstonRWNotre DameWaterloo (USHL)Colorado
5140Ben MeehanDUMass LowellCedar Rapids (USHL)Los Angeles
5142Carson BantleLWMichigan TechMadison (USHL)Arizona
5144Jacob TruscottDMichiganUSNTDPVancouver
5150Matt KesselDMassachusettsMassachusettsSt. Louis
5151Mason LangenbrunnerDHarvardEden Prairie (USHS)Boston
6156Kyle AucoinDHarvardTri-City (USHL)Detroit
6157Nick CaponeRWConnecticutTri-City (USHL)Tampa Bay
6159Lucas MercuriCMassachusettsSalisbury (USHS)Carolina
6166Luke ReidDNew HampshireChicago (USHL)Nashville
6168Veeti MiettinenRWSt. Cloud StateEspoo (Finland)Toronto
6169Filip EngaråsFNew HampshireNew HampshireEdmonton
6170Chase YoderCProvidenceUSNTDPPittsburgh
6180Joe MillerCMinnesotaBlake (USHS)Toronto
6182Riley DuranCProvidenceLawrence Academy (USHS)Boston
6184Noah EllisDMassachusettsDes Moines (USHL)Vegas
7187Kienan DraperRWMiamiSt. Andrews College (Canada HS)Detroit
7189John FuscoDHarvardDexter Southfield (USHS)Toronto
7194Noah BeckDClarksonFargo (USHL)St. Louis
7195Wyatt SchingoetheCDenverWaterloo (USHL)Toronto
7196Alex YoungCColgateCanmore (AJHL)San Jose
7202Gunnarwolfe FontaineLWNortheasternChicago (USHL)Nashville
7203Chase BradleyLWNortheasternOmaha (USHL)Detroit
7207Ethan BowenCNorth DakotaChilliwack (BCHL)Anaheim
7209Chase McLaneCPenn StateTri-City (USHL)Nashville
7210Timofey SpitserovRWMassachusettsCulver Academy (USHS)San Jose
7212Devon LeviGNortheasternCarleton Place (CCHL)Florida
7213Ryan TverbergCHarvardToronto (OJHL)Toronto