NHL Mock Draft 2018: San Jose Sharks select Ryan Merkley with No. 21 pick

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: San Jose Sharks select Ryan Merkley with No. 21 pick
NHL Mock Draft 2018: San Jose Sharks select Ryan Merkley with No. 21 pick

With yet another late pick, thanks to the Sharks always being just good but never quite good enough, we initially approached this pick thinking it'd be a bit of a wash — so why not trade down? Let's face it, Doug Wilson isn't the best at his first round picks, and with plenty of good players still on the board, moving down a few picks in exchange for an extra pick later in the draft didn't seem like a half-bad deal. Unfortunately, our friends in SB Nation asked for too much in a trade that involved us moving down in the draft and we ultimately stuck with the Sharks' 21st overall pick. Here's how the Mock Draft has gone so far: Buffalo Sabres, via Die By The Blade, select defenseman Rasmus Dahlin

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