The Blackhawks traded down with their first round pick, moving from 26 to 29 in a deal with the Dallas Stars. Chicago also received a third round pick (#70) in the deal.
With the 29th pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Blackhawks selected defenseman Henri Jokiharju.
DOB: 6/17/1999 – Tampere, Finland
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 170
2016-17: Portland Winterhawks (WHL) – 71 games, 9 goals, 39 assists
Ranked #19 by NHL Central Scouting (NA Skaters)
Ranked #29 by Hockeyprospect.com
Ranked #29 by ISS Hockey
Ranked #35 by Future Considerations
Ranked #31 by McKeen’s Hockey
Ranked #34 by TSN/McKenzie