LIVE FROM THE NHL DRAFT: Nashville’s complete 2011 draft class…

2011 NHL Draft Minnesota

The Nashville Predators came into the day with nine picks. They finished the day with seven. Four forwards, two defensemen and, for the first time since the seventh round in 2008, a goaltender:

Round 2 / 38 overall || Magnus Hellberg || G || Swedish Elite League
Round 2 / 52 overall || Miikka Salomaki || LW || Finnish Elite League
Round 3 / 82 overall TRADED TO THE LOS ANGELES KINGS FOR THE #170 PICK AND A 2012 PICK
Round 4 / 94 overall || Josh Shalla || LW || Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
Round 4 / 112 overall || Garrett Noonan || D || Boston University (Hockey East)
Round 5 / 142 overall || Simon Karlsson || D || Swedish Junior
Round 6 / 170 overall || Chase Balisy || F ||Western Michigan
Round 6 / 172 overall TRADED TO THE NEW YORK RANGERS FOR A 6th ROUND PICK IN 2012
Round 7 / 202 overall || Brent Andrews || LW || Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)