Golden Knights select defenseman Daniil Chayka with 2nd round draft pick

Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Vegas Golden Knights added a defenseman to the team in the second round of this year’s draft.

With the 6th pick in the second round (38th overall) in the 2021 NHL Draft, Vegas selected defenseman Daniil Chayka from the KHL.

After taking a timeout in the second round, Vegas traded pick No. 36 to Detroit for picks No. 38 and No. 128.

The team selected forward Zach Dean with the 30th pick on Friday.

The Knights had four picks remaining after selecting Chayka. Here’s who they took with those, in order:

  • Forward – Jakub Brabenec
  • Forward – Jakub Demek
  • Defenseman – Artur Cholach
  • Goaltender – Carl Lindbom

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