2013 NHL Draft: Nashville Predators Select Wade Murphy & Janne Juvonen in 7th Round

Bruce Bennett

The Nashville Predators wrapped up a busy NHL Draft by selecting Canadian winger Wade Murphy and Finnish goaltender Janne Juvonen in the 7th round.

Murphy, who can be found on Twitter as @wmurphy93, is a high schooler out of Victoria, British Columbia where he led the Penticton Vees in scoring. He's headed to play for the University of North Dakota.

Juvonen brings the number of Nordic goaltenders in the Nashville organization up to five, along with Pekka Rinne, Magnus Hellberg, Atte Engren, and fellow 2013 Draft pick Juuse Saros.

In total, the Predators' 2013 NHL Draft reads as follows:

Rnd Pick Overall Player Position Country Height Weight
1 4 4 Seth Jones D USA 6' 3" 205
3 3 64 Jonathan-Ismael Diaby D CAN 6' 5" 223
4 4 95 Felix Girard C CAN 5' 11" 190
4 8 99 Juuse Saros G FIN 5' 10" 178
5 4 125 Saku Maenalanen RW FIN 6' 3" 176
5 19 140 Teemu Kivihalme D USA 5' 11" 161
6 4 155 Emil Pettersson C SWE 6' 1" 158
6 20 171 Tommy Veilleux LW CAN 6' 0" 188
7 4 185 Wade Murphy RW CAN 5' 11" 176
7 22 203 Janne Juvonen G FIN 6' 1" 183

Data from NHL.com

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