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2016 NHL Draft: Sharks select Mark Shoemaker 180th overall

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Alan Lyszczarczyk, left, of the Sudbury Wolves, and Mark Shoemaker, of the North Bay Battalion, battle for the puck during OHL action at the Sudbury Community Arena in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday November 13, 2015. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Netwo
Alan Lyszczarczyk, left, of the Sudbury Wolves, and Mark Shoemaker, of the North Bay Battalion, battle for the puck during OHL action at the Sudbury Community Arena in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday November 13, 2015. John Lappa/Sudbury Star/Postmedia Netwo
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The San Jose Sharks selected Mark Shoemaker with the 180th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. The defender scored 13 points with the North Bay Battalion in his 2015-16 season.

He has logged 1.5 seasons with the Battalion, scoring a total of 18 points in 106 games. So he's not an offensive-defender by any means, but the 18-year-old is still quite young and has plenty of time to improve.

The Canadian defender stands at 6'2" and weighs 208 pounds. Shoemaker registered three points in 11 playoff games with North Bay in 2016.

This is San Jose's fourth pick of the draft and the first non-center. Doug Wilson previously selected Dylan Grambell in the second round, Noah Gregor in the fourth round and Manuel Wiederer in the fifth.

What do you think of the pick? The Sharks final pick of the draft, barring a trade, is No. 210 in the seventh round.