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Here's who the St. Louis Blues selected in the 2023 NHL Draft

The Blues have nine picks in the 2023 NHL Draft. The first round kicks off Wednesday evening.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 2023 NHL Draft kicked off Wednesday evening in Nashville, Tennessee, with the next generation of players being selected. 

The St. Louis Blues currently have nine selections at the draft, including three first-rounders. In the first round, they will select 10th, 25th and 29th overall.

The team acquired the No. 10 overall from the NHL Draft Lottery that took place on May 8. The No. 25 was acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs, and a third-round pick (No. 76) via the Ottawa Senators, in exchange for Ryan O'Reilly and Noel Acciari.

The third and final first-round pick (No. 29) is from the New York Rangers (via Dallas Stars) in the trade that sent Vladimir Tarasenko and Niko Mikkola to New York. The deal also brought Sammy Blais to St. Louis. 

Here's the St. Louis Blues 2023 Draft Class: 

No. 10 (1st Round) - Dalibor Dvorsky 

Dalibor Dvorsky, 18, is from Slovakia. The center was a breakout star at the 2023 IIHF Under-18 World Championships with eight goals and 13 points in seven games.

He recorded 11 points in five games with Team Slovakia at the 2022 World U18 Division IA Championships.

Dvorsky and AIK agreed to a two-year deal in February 2022.

No. 25 (1st Round) - Otto Stenberg

Otto Stenberg, 18, is from Sweden. The center most recently played for Frölunda HC of the Swedish Hockey League. 

He also represented Team Sweden as the captain at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, winning silver. 

No. 29 (1st Round) - Theo Lindstein

Lindstein, 19, was selected as the final pick for the Blues in the first round. He plays for Brynas IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). 

He posted four goals and 15 points in 15 games in all tournaments combined. The highlight of his international career comes at the 2023 U18s where he scored a goal and five points in seven games. 

No. 74 (3rd round) - Quinton Burns

The 18-year-old was the first Canadian player selected by the Blues in the 2023 Draft. He currently plays for the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League.

During the 2022-23 season with the Frontenacs, he played in 54 games where he scored two goals and recorded 27 assists. 

At the 2023 World Junior Championships, he represented Team Canada and played in three games. 

No. 76 (3rd round) - Juraj Pekarcik

The Slovakian left winger was one of the rising stars following the U18 World Junior Championships. He helped Team Slovakia finish in fourth place. He recorded 10 points (three goals and 7 assists) in seven games. 

Pekarcik also played with fellow Blues draft Dalibor Dvorsky.

He plans to play for HK Nitra during the 2023-24 season.

No. 106 (4th Round) - Jakub Stancl

The Praha, Czechia native was the 106th pick overall at the 2023 NHL Draft. He is known for his two-way game as a left winger. 

At the Hlinka Gretzky Cup during the 2022-23 season. he appeared in five games and recorded three goals and one assist.

No. 138 (4th Round) - Paul Fischer

The University of Notre Dame commit won gold at the 2023 IIHF U18 Men's Championship with Team USA. 

Fischer was born in River, Forest, Illinois, about 20 minutes outside of Chicago. The defenseman has played with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program. In his second season, he appeared in 56 games and tallied four goals and 17 assists. 

He will play for Notre Dame during the 2023-24 season. 

No. 170 (6th Round) - Matthew Mayich

The second Canadian the Blues drafted, Mayich was selected as No. 170 overall. 

He has played the past two seasons with the Ottawa 67's in the OHL. In 2022-23, he played 64 games recording five goals and 17 assists. 

No. 202 (7th Round) - Nikita Susuyev

At 17, Nikita Susuyev played 38 games scoring a total of 28 points (11 goals and 17 assists) in the MHL, the Russian Junior Hockey League. 

The Blues will host the 2023 Prospect Camp from July 1-4 at Centene Community Ice Center where fans can get a first look at the 2023 Draft Class. All on-ice camp sessions will be open and free for the public. 

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