22 players drafted into QMJHL from CHL Import Draft

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A total of 22 players were drafted into the QMJHL during the 2015 CHL Import Draft on Tuesday.

The Acadie-Bathurst Titan owned the first overall pick and used it to select 17-year-old Vladimir Kuznetsov of Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Chicoutimi, Halifax, Rouyn-Noranda, Saint John, Blainville-Boisbriand, Moncton and Rimouski all drafted two players. Cape Breton, Charlottetown and Val-d’Or all passed on their selections.

Full list of QMJHL players drafted below:

Rd Rk Team Player’s Name Pos DOB Hometown/Nation Last Team NHL Status
1 1 Acadie-Bathurst Titan Vladimir Kuznetsov LW 2/18/1998 Yekaterinburg, Russia Avto Yekaterinburg Eligible 2016
1 4 Drummondville Voltigeurs Kristian Afanasyev F 7/28/1998 St. Petersburg, Russia Honeybaked U16
1 7 Victoriaville Tigres Mario Huber C 8/8/1996 Austria HC Innsbruck
1 10 Chicoutimi Sagueneens Dmitri Zhukenov C 3/24/1997 Omsk, Russia Omskie Yastreby VAN ’15, 4/114
1 13 Gatineau Olympiques Vitali Abramov LW 5/8/1998 Chelyabinsk, Russia Belye Medvedi Chelyabisnk Eligible 2016
1 19 Halifax Mooseheads Otto Somppi F 1/12/1998 Finland Jokerit U20 Eligible 2016
1 22 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Martins Dzierkals LW 4/4/1997 Latvia HK Riga TOR ’15, 3/68
1 25 Saint John Sea Dogs Oliver Felixson D 3/11/1998 Finland HIFK U18 Eligible 2016
1 31 Sherbrooke Phoenix Jan Dufek F 2/20/1997 Brno, Czech Republic HC Kometa Brno U20 Undrafted
1 34 Baie-Comeau Drakkar Igor Kabanov F 2/1/1998 Moscow, Russia Krylia Sovetov Moskva U17
1 40 Shawinigan Cataractes Alexander Dergachyov C 9/27/1996 Langepas, Russia SKA-1946 St. Petersburg LA ’15, 3/74
1 43 Quebec Remparts Auguste Impose LW 6/18/1997 Switzerland Geneve-Servette U20 Undrafted
1 46 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Kristian Pospisil RW 4/22/1996 Zvolen, Slovakia EC Salzburg
1 49 Moncton Wildcats Manuel Wiederer C 11/21/1996 Deggendorf, Germany Straubing Tigers
1 52 Rimouski Oceanic Matous Belohorsky F 1/7/1998 Czech Republic Bili Tygri Liberec U18 Eligible 2016
2 70 Chicoutimi Sagueneens Artyom Maltsev D 3/27/1998 St. Petersburg, Russia Serebryanye Lvy U17
2 79 Halifax Mooseheads Joachim Blichfeld LW 7/17/1998 Frederikshavn, Denmark Malmo J18
2 82 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies Karlis Cukste D 6/16/1997 Riga, Latvia HK Riga SJ ’15, 5/130
2 85 Saint John Sea Dogs Frantisek Hrdinka D 3/2/1998 Prague, Czech Republic Frolunda J18 Eligible 2016
2 106 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada Christian Blomqvist C 4/16/1997 Sollentuna, Sweden Djurgarden J20
2 109 Moncton Wildcats Maximillian Glassl D 3/13/1997 Marktredwitz, Germany EC Salzburg II
2 112 Rimouski Oceanic Nicolas Werbik F 10/9/1997 Czech Republic HC Zlin U18
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