With the 45th overall selection in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Blackhawks selected defenseman Chad Krys.
Krys is headed to Boston University. He is listed at 5-11 and 185 pounds and had 13 points in 18 games with the US development team last season. He won a gold medal with the US team a the U18 World Junior Championships during the 2014-15 season.
Ranked #126 by Hockeyprospect.com
Ranked #50 by ISS Hockey
Ranked #61 by Future Considerations
Ranked #94 by McKeen’s Hockey
Ranked #53 by NHL Central Scouting (NA Skaters)
Ranked #67 by TSN/Bob McKenzie