For the second time in three picks, the Chicago Blackhawks have selected an offensive player in the 2012 NHL Draft. After making Finnish forward Teuvo Teravainen their first round selection and Canadian defenseman Dillon Fournier their second-rounder, the 'Hawks picked right winger Chris Calnan with the No. 79 overall selection in the third round.
Calnan is the nephew of former Blackhawks star Jeremy Roenick. He's set to attend Boston College in the fall.
Calnan played last year for Noble & Greenough School, tallying 28 goals and 27 assists in 27 games. He also played for the Cape Cod Whalers U18 team, finishing with nine goals and 10 assists in nine games.