The San Jose Sharks have had a busy week in Nashville. Erik Karlsson won the Norris Trophy for the league’s best defenseman, for the third time. They acquired New Jersey goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood in exchange for a 6th-round pick.
And they welcomed nine new players to Teal Town through the 2023 NHL Draft. Here’s who fans could soon see sporting teal and black.
Round 1, Pick 4 | Center | USA U-18
Round 1, Pick 26 | Winger | Sudbury Wolves
Round 2, Pick 36 | Winger | HIFK
Round 3, Pick 71 | Center | Youngstown Phantoms
Round 4, Pick 123 | Defenseman | Portland Winterhawks
Round 5, Pick 130 | Defenseman | HV 71 Jr.
Round 5, Pick 132 | Defenseman | Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
Round 7, Pick 196 | Center | Waterloo Black Hawks
Round 7, Pick 203 | Winger | Dynamo Moscow Jr.
Get ready for the season, which starts Thursday, Oct. 12, at 12 p.m. against the Vegas Golden Knights. See the full 2023-2024 schedule.