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NHL Draft 2014: Avalanche Selections

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The Avs went big this season, taking guys with both size and skill.

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The Avalanche had seven selections in this year's NHL Entry Draft. Here's a summary of who they picked:

First Round: 23rd Overall Pick

Conner Bleackley
Birthdate 2/7/1996 Birthplace High River, AB, CAN
Age 18 Nation Canada
Position Center Shoots Right
Height 6'1" Weight 197 lbs
Team Red Dear, WHL Final Rank 35

Third Round: 84th Overall Pick

Kyle Wood


Birthdate 5/4/1996 Birthplace Waterloo, ON, CAN
Age 18 Nation Canada
Position Defenseman Shoots Right
Height 6'5" Weight 229 lbs
Team North Bay, OHL Final Rank 191

Fourth Round: 93rd Overall Pick

Nicholas Magyar


Birthdate 5/29/1996 Birthplace Cleveland, OH
Age 18 Nation United States
Position Center/RW Shoots Right
Height 6'2" Weight 194 lbs
Team Kitchener, OHL Final Rank 32

Fourth Round: 114th Overall Pick

Alexis Pepin


Birthdate 4/24/1996 Birthplace Montreal, QC, CAN
Age 18 Nation Canada
Position Left Wing Shoots Left
Height 6'2" Weight 229 lbs
Team Gatineau, QMJHL Final Rank 110

Fifth Round: 144th Overall Pick

Anton Lindholm


Birthdate 11/29/1994 Birthplace Skellefteå, SWE
Age 19 Nation Sweden
Position Defenseman Shoots Left
Height 5'11" Weight 185 lbs
Team Skelleftea Jr., SWE-JR Final Rank Not Ranked

Sixth Round: 174th Overall Pick

Maximilian Pajpach


Birthdate 1/4/96 Birthplace Poprad, SVK
Age 18 Nation Slovakia
Position Goalie Catches Right
Height 6'1" Weight 209 lbs
Team Slovakia U18, SLOVAKIA-2 Final Rank 9

Seventh Round: 204th Overall Pick

Julien Nantel


Birthdate 9/6/1996 Birthplace Laval, QC, CAN.
Age 17 Nation Canada
Position Center/Left Wing Shoots Left
Height 6'0" Weight 193 lbs
Team Rouyn-Noranda, QMJHL Final Rank 51