June 27, 2009
Four additional incoming Boston College hockey freshmen - forward Kenny Ryan, defenseman Brian Dumoulin, defenseman Philip Samuelsson and defenseman Patrick Wey - were selected in rounds 2-7 (day two) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday, June 27 at Montreal's Bell Centre.
Coupled with the selection of forward Chris Kreider, a first-round pick (19th overall) of the NY Rangers on Friday, five Boston College freshmen-to-be were drafted. Each will enroll at Boston College in September 2009 and be eligible to play in the 2009-10 season.
Ryan (Toronto), Dumoulin (Carolina) and Samuelsson (Pittsburgh) were each second-round picks. Wey was a fourth-round selection of Washington.
Ryan is a 6-foot, 204-pound forward from Franklin Village, Mich. As a member of the U.S. National U-18 Team Development Program in 2008-09, he registered 36 points - 20 goals and 16 assists - in 49 games. He was selected 50th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dumoulin is a 6-foot 3-inch, 197-pound defenseman from Biddeford, Maine. He earned EJHL Defensive Player of the Year honors as a member of the N.H. Junior Monarchs in 2008-09, totaling 30 points - seven goals and 23 assists. He was selected 51st overall by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Samuelsson is a 6-foot 3-inch, 198-pound defenseman from Scottsdale, Ariz. As a member of the Chicago Steel of the USHL last winter, he tallied 22 assists in 54 games. Samuelsson was selected 61st overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Wey is a 6-foot 3-inch, 203-pound defenseman from Pittsburgh, Pa. He has played each of the last two seasons with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL, registering 34 points - seven goals and 27 assists - in 58 games in 2008-09. Wey was selected 115th overall by the Washington Capitals.
Boston College will enter the 2009-10 campaign with 11 players on its roster who have been selected in the NHL Draft.
Current Eagles Drafted By NHL Teams
Pos. Name Team/Round/Year
F Cam Atkinson Columbus/6th/2008
F Paul Carey Colorado/5th/2007
D Tommy Cross Boston/2nd/2007
D Brian Dumoulin Carolina/2nd/2009
F Jimmy Hayes Toronto/2nd/2008
F Chris Kreider NY Rangers/1st/2009
F Ben Smith Chicago/6th/2008
F Kenny Ryan Toronto/2nd/2009
D Philip Samuelsson Pittsburgh/2nd/2009
D Carl Sneep Pittsburgh/2nd/2006
D Patrick Wey Washington/4th/2009