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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 6/29/2024, Last updated: 6/30/2024
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Twelve Big Ten Players Chosen in the 2024 NHL Draft

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LAS VEGAS — Twelve players with connections to the Big Ten Conference were chosen in the 2024 Upper Deck NHL Draft, held June 28-29 at Sphere. This year's draft class includes current Big Ten players and future commitments.

Michigan State landed four selections while Michigan and Minnesota had three picks each. Ohio State and Notre Dame also have incoming players who were chosen. 

Since forming a hockey conference in 2013-14, the Big Ten has attracted 34 first-round selections, including eight top-five recipients.

Listed below are this year's selections:

Artyom Levshunov, DMichigan State1st2Chicago BlackhawksMichigan State
Michael Hage, CMichigan1st21Montreal CanadiensChicago (USHL)
Gabriel Eliasson, DMichigan2nd39Ottawa SenatorsHV71 Jr.
Brodie Ziemer, RWMinnesota3rd71Buffalo SabresUSNTDP
Nicholas Kempf, GNotre Dame4th114Washington CapitalsUSNTDP
John Whipple, DMinnesota5th144Detroit Red WingsUSNTDP
Noah Powell, RWOhio State5th148Philadelphia FlyersDubuque (USHL)
Patrick Geary, DMichigan State6th172Buffalo SabresMichigan State
Lucas Van Vliet, CMichigan State7th197Vegas Golden KnightsUSNTDP
Austin Baker, LWMichigan State7th203Detroit Red WingsUSNTDP
Erik Påhlsson, CMinnesota7th213Nashville PredatorsDubuque (USHL)
Christian Humphreys, CMichigan7th215Colorado AvalancheUSNTDP