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Sharks Wrap-up Draft With Abeltshauser, Moffie, Crane

San Jose's lone sixth round pick was Konrad Abeltshauser, who was taken with the 163rd overall pick in the draft. USA Today listed him as one of their sleepers in this article earlier this month.

Abeltshauser (Halifax in the QMJHL) is a little-seen German playing on a bad club, with lots of positive traits. He's a big (6-3, 195 pounds), extremely calm, mobile kid with outstanding passing skills and offensive instincts who is just beginning to scratch the surface of his potential. He came over to North America this year to develop a grittier game and has all the physical tools you could ask for. He has quick feet for a big man and a heavy wrist shot. He reminds Red Line of a young Uwe Krupp.

Lee Moffie was made the 188th overall selection, which was in the seventh round. His profile from the Michigan Wolverines athletic site can be found here.

Chris Crane was picked in the seventh round as well, after the Sharks traded their seventh rounder in 2011 for this pick from Pittsburgh. Hockey's Future has a bit about him here:

Known most for fighting, at 6'1, 193, Green Bay Gambler winger Chris Crane is no heavyweight. His skating isn't pretty, in fact it's a bit knock-kneed. But he gets to the puck on time and while he makes basic plays, they are right decisions. He hits and comes away with the puck. Importantly, Crane doesn't pretend to be something he's not. He just tries to be the best grinder he can be.

Another source called Crane a player who would "sacrifice personal glory for the good of the team". Strong endorsements, every team needs a few of those players.