London Knights takes Finnish defenceman first in CHL import draft

TORONTO - The London Knights have taken Finnish defenceman Olli Maatta first overall in the CHL import draft.

The Knights obtained the pick in a deal with the Barrie Colts.

The QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts used the second pick to grab Russian winger Mikhail Grigorenko. The Remparts acquired the pick from the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.

Picking third, the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen took Swedish centre Victor Rask.