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Here are the Wild's picks Wednesday and Thursday in the 2023 NHL entry draft in Nashville, with comments by director of amateur scouting Judd Brackett.

Charlie Stramel

First round, 21st overall

Position: center

Height/weight: 6-3, 222

Hometown: Rosemount

2022-23 team: Wisconsin (NCAA)

Statistics: Five goals, 12 points in 33 games

Comment: "We're a believer in Charlie and his upside offensively. He's a big body. He skates well."

Rasmus Kumpulainen

Second round, 53rd overall

Position: center

Height/weight: 6-3, 190

Hometown: Lahti, Finland

2022-23 team: Pelicans Jr. (Finland-Jr.)

Statistics: 11 goals, 34 points in 41 games

Comment: "Rasmus has an excellent ability to protect the puck."

Riley Heidt

Second round, 64th overall

Position: center

Height/weight: 5-11, 180

Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2022-23 team: Prince George (Western Hockey League)

Statistics: 25 goals, 97 points in 68 games

Comment: "Excellent vision. Poised with the puck. Really patient. Can deliver a pass right on the tape."

Aaron Pionk

Fifth round, 149th overall

Position: defense

Height/weight: 6-1, 173

Hometown: Hermantown

2022-23 team: Waterloo (United States Hockey League), Has committed to UMD.

Statistics: 12 goals, 36 points in 60 games

Comment: "The skating is there, the ability to move the puck, run a power play. Has a very good shot."

Kalem Parker

Sixth round, 181st overall

Position: defense

Height/weight: 6-0, 192

Hometown: Clavet, Saskatchewan

2022-23 team: Victoria (WHL)

Statistics: six goals, 38 points in 68 games

Comment: "Skates very well. Active on the back end."

Jimmy Clark

Seventh round, 213th overall

Position: Left wing

Height/weight: 6-0, 179

Hometown: Edina

2022-23 team: Green Bay (United States Hockey League). Has committed to the Gophers.

Statistics: 19 goals, 47 points in 62 games

Comment: "Has always had that scoring ability at a young age. But I think going to the USHL, he's really turned himself into a two-way player."