The San Jose Sharks’ 2023 NHL Draft picks

See what the San Jose Sharks were up to during the 2023 NHL Draft week, when they welcomed nine newcomers to the Tank.

A full SAP Center during a Sharks hockey game.

The Tank is about to welcome nine newcomers.

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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.

Will Smith

Round 1, Pick 4 | Center | USA U-18

Quentin Musty

Round 1, Pick 26 | Winger | Sudbury Wolves

Kasper Halttunen

Round 2, Pick 36 | Winger | HIFK

Brandon Svoboda

Round 3, Pick 71 | Center | Youngstown Phantoms

Luca Cagnoni

Round 4, Pick 123 | Defenseman | Portland Winterhawks

Axel Landen

Round 5, Pick 130 | Defenseman | HV 71 Jr.

Eric Pohlkamp

Round 5, Pick 132 | Defenseman | Cedar Rapids RoughRiders

David Klee

Round 7, Pick 196 | Center | Waterloo Black Hawks

Yegor Rimashevskiy

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.

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