NHL Draft 2011: Washington Capitals Select Travis Boyd In Sixth Round, Garrett Haar In Seventh Round

The Washington Capitals rounded out their 2011 NHL Draft by selecting center Travis Boyd with the 177th overall pick and defenseman Garrett Haar with the 207th overall pick.

Boyd is listed at 5-foot-11 and 185 pounds and played for the US U-18 squad. He will attend the University of Minnesota this fall.

Haar, listed at 5-foot-11 and 190 pounds, is also headed to college this fall and will play for Northeastern University, The Huntington Beach, California native had seven goals and 16 assists in 51 games for Fargo of the USHL.

At the end of the draft, the Caps ended up with four prospects and forward Troy Brouwer, who came to Washington Friday in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. Majority owner Ted Leonsis has chimed in about Brouwer on his personal blog:

He will slide right into our line up next season so we add a player immediately. We don’t have to wait to get productivity.

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