Picks 1-6 have been announced in the 2009 SB Nation NHL Mock Draft, and the Stars sit just one spot away from their pick at #8.
1. New York Islanders (Lighthouse Hockey) - John Tavares, London (OHL)
2. Tampa Bay Lightning (Raw Charge) - Victor Hedman, Modo (Swe)
3. Colorado Avalanche (Mile High Hockey) - Matt Duchene, Brampton (OHL)
4. Atlanta Thrashers (Bird Watchers Anonymous) - Evander Kane, Vancouver (WHL)
5. Los Angeles Kings (Battle of California) - Brayden Schenn, Brandon (WHL)
6. Phoenix Coyotes (Five For Howling) - Jared Cowen, Spokane (WHL)
7. Toronto Maple Leafs
8. Dallas Stars
My task for you: Based on who has been drafted and who is still available, who do you believe the Stars should pick at #8? Remember, the Leafs are picking right ahead of the Stars, so try to plan accordingly.
Here is a list of the top 30 prospects in the draft.
I've named my top five choices in the poll.