The Dallas Stars began the second day of the 2018 NHL Draft by selecting two Swedish-born players on Saturday.
Right wing Albin Eriksson and center Oskar Back were selected with the No. 44 (2nd round) and No. 75 (3rd round) picks respectively during the draft, which was held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
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Adam Mascherin, who rejected a contract offer from Florida, went 100th overall (4th round) to Dallas as a re-entry. Mascherin was a 2nd round pick in 2016.
The Stars then selected towering Canadian-born center Curtis Douglas No. 106 overall (4th round). Douglas stands 6-foot-9, 248 pounds. He was followed by center Riley Damiani (No. 137 overall; 5th round) and defenseman Dawson Barteaux (No. 168 overall; 6th round.
"I think he had just gotten out of the arena and my name got called and my mom started freaking out," Damiani told DallasStars.com
Dallas' last pick of the draft was for Jermaine Loewen at No. 199 overall. Loewen, a left wing from the Western Hockey League, stands 6-foot-4, and 216 pounds.