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2021 NHL Draft: Full Sharks Results

The Sharks closed out with nine new prospects.

San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson and Director of Scouting Doug Wilson Jr. facetime William Eklund the seventh overall in the first round during the 2021 NHL Draft at SAP Center on July 23, 2021 in San Jose, California. Photo by Brandon Magnus/NHLI via Getty Images

It has been a long draft day, but after seven rounds, the San Jose Sharks are done. They went in with eight selections, and came out with nine new prospects thanks to a trade in the third round. They added a goaltender, five forwards and three defenders to their prospect pool.

Here’s a quick rundown of who they selected today:

Every Sharks selection in 2021 Draft

ROUND PICK (OVERALL) VIA PLAYER POSITION
ROUND PICK (OVERALL) VIA PLAYER POSITION
1 7 William Eklund C/RW
3 81 STL Benjamin Gaudreau G
4 103 Gannon Laroque D
4 121 TOR Ethan Cardwell C
5 135 Artem Guryev D
5 156 COL Max McCue C
6 167 Liam Gilmartin LW
6 177 STL Theo Jacobsson C
7 199 Evgenii Kashnikov D

PICK 7: WILLIAM EKLUND, CENTER/LEFT WING

Team: Djurgårdens IF, SHL | Nationality: SWE | Age: 18 | Ht: 5-10 | Wt: 172 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: 4 | 2021 Stats: 40 GP, 11 G, 12 A


TRADE

TO SHARKS: Pick 81, 177

TO ST. LOUIS BLUES: Pick 71


PICK 81: BENJAMIN GAUDREAU, GOALTENDER

Team: Team Canada | Nationality: CAN | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 174 | CatcheCatches: L | TSN Ranking: 69 | 2021 Stats: 5 GP, 2.20 GAA, .919 SV%

PICK 103: GANNON LAROQUE, DEFENDER

Team: Victoria Royals, WHL | Nationality: CAN | Age: 17 | Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 190 | Shoots: R | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 21 GP, 1 G, 6 A

PICK 121: ETHAN CARDWELL, CENTER

Team: Surahammars IF, HockeyEttan | Nationality: CAN/USA | Age: 18 | Ht: 5-11 | Wt: 181 | Shoots: R | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 18 GP, 9 G, 18 A

PICK 135: ARTEM GURYEV, DEFENDER

Team: Peterborough Petes, OHL | Nationality: RUS | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-3 | Wt: 198 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 0 GP, 0 G, 0 A

PICK 156: MAX MCCUE, CENTER

Team: London Knights, OHL | Nationality: CAN | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-1 | Wt: 174 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 0 GP, 0 G, 0 A

PICK 167: LIAM GILMARTIN, LEFT WING

Team: US National U18 Team, USDP | Nationality: GER | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 192 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 50 GP, 13 G, 22 A

PICK 177: THEO JACOBSSON, CENTER

Team: Örnsköldsvik HF, HockeyEttan | Nationality: SWE | Age: 18 | Ht: 5-10 | Wt: 174 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 11 GP, 6 G, 3 A

PICK 199: EVGENII KASHNIKOV, DEFENDER/FORWARD

Team: Gatineau Olympiques, QMJHL | Nationality: RUS | Age: 18 | Ht: 6-4 | Wt: 198 | Shoots: L | TSN Ranking: N/A | 2021 Stats: 8 GP, 1 G, 4 A