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2012 NHL Draft: Notable Second Round Picks

The Lightning have a strong connection with second round picks

Friday, 06.22.2012 / 10:36 PM / Best of the Web
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With the first round of the NHL Draft complete the focus shifts to Round Two.

The Lightning have a long legacy of players who have been selected in the second round, including four key pieces of the 2011-2012 roster.

The second round can also prove to be fertile ground for high impact players, which is what the Lightning will be looking to till on Day 2 of the 2012 NHL Draft.

NOTABLE SECOND ROUND PICKS WITH TIES TO THE LIGHTNING
Year Pick Team Player Position
2007 47 Tampa Bay Dana Tyrell F
2005 31 Anaheim Brendan Mikkelson D
1999 36 Edmonton Alexei Semenov D
1999 42 New Jersey Mike Commodore D
1999 52 Nashville Adam Hall F
1996 44 Montreal Mathieu Garon G
1988 36 Washington Tim Taylor F

NOTABLE SECOND ROUND PICKS IN NHL HISTORY
Year Pick Team Player Position
2006 50 Vancouver Milan Lucic F
2006 52 Washington Keith Seabrook D
2005 33 Dallas James Neal F
2005 41 Atlanta Ondrej Pavelec G
2005 42 Detroit Justin Abdelkader F
2005 44 Colorado Paul Stansny F
2004 63 Boston David Krejci F
2003 45 Boston Patrice Bergeron F
2003 49 Nashville Shea Weber D
2003 64 Detroit Jimmy Howard G
2002 54 Chicago Duncan Keith D
1988 27 Toronto Tie Domi F
1981 40 Montreal Chris Chelios D