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Cale Fleury was drafted 87th overall by the Canadiens at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Fleury is your prototypical WHL defenseman. He is tough, skates well enough to get by, and has average puck skills. Fleury posted 11 goals and 38 points for WHL Kootenay last season while serving as team captain. He could be a third-pairing depth defender one day in the NHL.

Ivan Lodnia was drafted 85th overall by the Wild at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Lodnia is shifty in the offensive zone and makes smart plays with the puck. He isn't big (5-foot-10, 180 pounds), but he plays physically and competes in his own end. There were stretches of time during the season where he didn't get a ton of ice time and the end result was Lodnia posting 24 goals and 57 points in 66 games. Given his hockey IQ, those numbers could nearly double next season when he is given more responsibility. He is one of the more underrated prospects in the entire draft.

Zachary Gallant was drafted 83rd overall by the Red Wings at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

An exceptional face-off specialist that is responsible and hard-working, Gallant should be able to carve out an NHL career as a role player. His is limited offensively (he posted just 47 points in 60 OHL games last season), but Gallant does a lot of the little things well. This is a safe pick by the Wings at the end of Round 3.

Reilly Walsh was drafted 81st overall by the Devils at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Walsh's game is similar to that of Calgary prospect Adam Fox, who will be his teammate at Harvard in the fall. No one is doubting Walsh's ability to make plays with the puck. He's calm under pressure and skates well. However, Walsh is going to have problems defending in his own zone if he doesn't put some weight on his frame, but that's what college is for.

Andrei Altybarmakyan was drafted 70th overall by the Blackhawks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Best tweet of draft day? (Altybarmakyan's) name makes Andreas Athanasiou look like Bob Smith. The Hawks went off the board – OK, out of the top 100 – to snag this gifted Russian winger who was prolific in Russian junior this year. He scored 20 goals and added 25 assists in just 31 games before heading up to the SHL (one step below the KHL), where he held his own against bigger, stronger guys. Altybarmakyan is a long way off, but remember – the Hawks dig deep for talent. Watch from afar.

Lane Zablocki was drafted 79th overall by the Red Wings at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Zablocki's stock soared following a mid-season trade from WHL Regina to Red Deer. Tasked with more playing time with the Rebels, Zablocki finished with 19 goals in 31 games for Red Deer. He was never much of a point producer during his time with the Pats, but he made the most of his opportunity late in the year. The Wings clearly believe that the sudden increase in production is not a fluke.

Ben Mirageas was drafted 77th overall by the Islanders at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Isles GM Garth Snow added some defensive depth to his system on the day he dealt Travis Hamonic to Calgary. Mirageas split last season between Bloomington and Chicago of the USHL, posting a combined two goals and 19 points in 59 games. The Providence College commit is mobile and makes a smart first pass, but he needs to bulk up in a major way.

Tobias Geisser was taken in the fourth round of the 2017 NHL Draft.

Impact

The Swiss defenseman, selected 120th overall, had three goals and 10 points in 34 games with Zug Academy of the Swiss-2 league during 2016-17, and had five appearances at the IIHF U-18 World Championship. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound blueliner has an intriguing combination of size, above-average skating and a booming point shot, but will likely get plenty of time to develop overseas and in the minors, so he's a long way from having any fantasy value.

Nate Schnarr was drafted 75th overall by the Coyotes at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

There is a distinct lack of upside to Schnarr's game. He posted 18 goals and 36 points in 54 games for OHL Guelph this past season. He is a big body (6-foot-3, 185 pounds) and is responsible defensively, yet there are legitimate questions regarding Schnarr's ability to pile up points. The Coyotes will be hoping for a step forward offensively in his second OHL season.

Scott Walford was drafted 68th overall by the Canadiens at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Walford has NHL size at 6-foot-2, but he needs to pack on some muscle to his 193-pound frame. His game smacks of responsible play – he clears creases, stands his ground and separates forwards from the puck … sometimes with a poke check and other times with a hard hit. Walford's mobility makes him a potential third-pairing stalwart, but his offensive game is limited. It's a nice low-risk pick by the Habs.

Stelio Mattheos was drafted 73rd overall by the Hurricanes at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Mattheos is the rare 18-year-old who can play up and down a lineup. It would be a stretch to think that he can fill a top-six role in the NHL over the long term, but there is no reason that he couldn't handle it for a handful of games here and there. Don't expect Mattheos to end up on the highlight reel very often. He plays a simple, direct, defensive-oriented game. He should end up as a serviceable role player at the NHL level.

Max Gildon was drafted 66th overall by the Panthers at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

This is a quality pick. Gildon is a project, but he has all the tools to eventually develop into a second-pairing defenseman at the NHL level. He has good size (6-foot-3, 185 pounds) and he showed this season while playing for the USNTDP that he could more than handle his own from an offensive perspective. Committed to the University of New Hampshire, Gildon is an upside pick.

Kasper Kotkansalo was drafted 71st overall by the Red Wings at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

A responsible defenseman with good size (6-foot-2, 190 pounds), Kotkansalo left his native Finland to play this past season in the USHL. He only posted 12 points in 47 games for Sioux Falls, but he played better than those numbers would indicate. The Finn is off to Boston University this fall.

Michael DiPietro was drafted 64th overall by the Canucks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

DiPietro has the highest upside of any goalie in the 2017 draft, but his 6-foot frame just doesn't fit the profile of today's NHL netminder. He's a big-game goalie, just like that guy in Los Angeles – yep, he profiles a lot like Jonathan Quick. DiPietro was a huge part of the Windsor Spitfires' Memorial Cup win and was a stud at the World Under-18s. His fundamentals are strong and his athleticism is off the charts. DiPietro will return to the Spits in September and like every goalie, he'll take a long time to develop and earn an NHL job.

Josh Brook was drafted 54th overall by the Canadiens at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

After spending the majority of the 2015-16 on the sideline due to injuries, Brook was able to stay healthy this past year and displayed numerous NHL-caliber traits. He makes simple plays with the puck to get his team out of trouble and he was a reliable presence on the back end for WHL Moose Jaw all season long. There is a lack of upside here, but Brook should develop into the type of steady defender that all teams are looking for at the trade deadline every year.

Mackenzie Entwistle was drafted 69th overall by the Coyotes at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Entwistle plays an honest, heavy and straightforward game that is severely limited by his lack of offensive skill. The good news is that you get the same effort from him every single shift. Entwistle will battle along the goal line to make plays and he is good at using his 6-foot-3 body to clear out space for his linemates. The bad news is that he just doesn't have the hands or hockey IQ to be anything more than a fourth-liner. There are countless players available in unrestricted free agency every summer who can fill the role that the Coyotes figure to slot Entwistle in a few years from now.

Jake Leschyshyn was drafted 62nd overall by the Golden Knights at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Jake's dad Curtis was the third overall pick in the 1988 draft and went on to play 1,033 NHL games. The younger Leschyshyn isn't quite the prospect his father was, but he shares some of his father's traits, including work ethic and attention to detail. It would be foolish at this point to tab Jake as anything more than a potential role player at the NHL level, but he can win a face-off, kill some penalties and work his tail off every single shift. There is a lot to like, but keep your expectations in check.

Morgan Geekie was drafted 67th overall by the Hurricanes at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Scouts have plenty of reasons to be skeptical regarding Geekie. He was eligible for last year's draft and wasn't selected after posting just 12 goals and 25 points for WHL Tri-City. Geekie upped those numbers this past season to 35 goals and 90 points and was named a WHL second-team All-Star. He is a tall (6-foot-2), lanky kid with good hands, but it's concerning whenever a player sees such a sudden jump in production in one season, especially in his second year of eligibilty. If Geekie's strong season was a sign of things to come, Carolina got a steal. If not, this is likely to turn into a wasted pick.

Antoine Morand was drafted 60th overall by the Ducks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Morand's numbers for QMJHL Acadie-Bathurst (28 goals and 74 points in 67 games) improved across the board this past year and there is the potential for those numbers to rise considerably again next season. The knock on Morand, like many other 17-year-old kids, is that he's very weak physically. His lack of upper-body strength means he plays a perimeter-oriented game. That could easily change when he adds a good 15 pounds of muscle to his frame. While that is certainly an issue to monitor, Morand's vision with the puck and his ability to make plays off the rush are terrific.

Jonas Rondbjerg was drafted 65th overall by the Golden Knights at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

Impact

Born in Denmark, Rondbjerg had a very strong season playing for the Vaxjo program in Sweden. Known as an offensive specialist, Rondbjerg has produced everywhere he has played. He has also represented his native Denmark in numerous international competitions including a pair of World Juniors. This is a nice upside pick for the expansion Golden Knights.