NHL Draft Results: Mark McNeill Selected By Chicago Blackhawks With 18th Pick

With the 18th pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, the Chicago Blackhawks selected Mark McNeill, a center from the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. McNeill is a well-rounded, two-way center that put up 81 points in 70 games with Prince Albert this past season. He's known for his well-roundedness, mostly: an ability to put the puck in the net, the ability to use his size effectively and responsibility in all three zones of the ice.

When selecting McNeill in our 2011 NHL Mock Draft, our Calgary Flames bloggers at Matchsticks & Gasoline called McNeill "the closest thing to a complete, well-rounded player that could be available" with the pick they held, the 13th. He has solid skills in just about all departments -- defense, skating, strength, scoring, you name it.

Fore more on McNeill's new home, head over to SB Nation's Second City Hockey.

For full coverage of the 2011 NHL Draft, stick with our 2011 NHL Draft StoryStream and our 2011 NHL Draft hub.  You can also find team-by-team coverage around our network of 34 hockey sites, where you can find player profiles, news and rumors. Be sure to check out our network-wide 2011 NHL Mock Draft as well.

Latest News

In This Article

Teams
Players
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.