Chicago native Roy Radke selected by Blackhawks
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(CBS) — The Chicago Blackhawks selected left wing Graham Knott with the 54th overall pick in the second round of the 2015 NHL Draft.
In the third round, the Blackhawks selected 6’2″ defenseman Dennis Gilbert with the 91st overall pick. The Buffalo, New York native played 56 games last season with the Chicago Steel of the USHL, scoring 4 goals and 21 assists.
In the fourth round, the Blackhawks picked another American defenseman, drafting Ryan Shea from Milton, Massachusetts. Shea played at Boston College High School and is committed to play at Northeastern University.
Slovakian right wing Radovan Bondra was the Blackhawks pick in the fifth round. The 6’5″ winger scored 2 goals and 2 assists playing with HC Kosice in the Slovak Extraliga last season.
With their first pick in the sixth round (164th overall) the Blackhawks selected Geneva, Illinois native Roy Radke, a 6’2″ right wing. Radke scored 9 goals and had 9 assists in 64 games with the Barrie Colts of the OHL last season.
“Growing up just always loved the Blackhawks and everything, so it’s like a dream come true,” Radke said.
With their second pick in the sixth round (181st overall), the Blackhawks selected Finnish defenseman Joni Tuuola.
in the seventh round, the Blackhawks selected Swedish right winger John Dahlstrom with the final pick of the draft.