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2020 NHL Draft Profile: Lucas Raymond

2020 NHL Draft Profile: Lucas Raymond

Joel Dorcas | May 22nd, 2020

Get your popcorn ready if you like quick, agile, shifty, fast hockey. That’s what Swedish born Lucas Raymond will be bringing to the table once he gets to the NHL. We already know this style has worked for the likes of Mitch Marner and Mathew Barzal. This is what we have to look forward to in a few years if everything goes to plan for this elite talent from Gothenburg Sweden. Let’s break it down and find out more! Continue reading

Ryan Suzuki NHL Draft Profile

Dale Money  | June 11th, 2019

An agile 6-foot-1, 180-pound center for the Barrie Colts. Ryan Suzuki will be hoping to join his older brother Nick, who was drafted 13th overall in 2017 to the Vegas Golden Knights. Suzuki had very solid offensive performances for both his OHL club and internationally in 2018. Led all Colts scorers in points, contributing 25 goals, and 75 points in 65 games. An incredible spike in production from the year previously, where he had just 44 total points in one fewer games. Playing for Canada U18 at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, he put up one goal and seven assists in five games played.

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Thomas Harley NHL Draft Profile

Dale Money  | June 5th, 2019

Thomas Harley has seen solid growth over the last couple of seasons, as he continues to take on a bigger role and more minutes the production has indeed followed. With the Mississauga Steelheads this past season, he finished eighth among OHL defensemen with 11 goals and 58 points leading all OHL draft-eligible defenders. He also added four assists as the Steelheads were swept in the first round of the OHL playoffs by the Sudbury Wolves.  Continue reading

Dylan Cozens 2019 NHL Draft Profile

Joel Dorcas |May 29th, 2019

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko are easily the two biggest names being mentioned for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft set to go June 21st at Rogers Arena in Vancouver B.C. There is a certain player out of the WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes’ camp that we should be paying attention to as well. Continue reading

Victor Soderstrom 2019 NHL Draft Profile

Dale Money | May 24th, 2019

What might set a player like Victor Soderstrom apart from a lot of draftees, is the fact he is a dependable right-handed defenseman. Those sorts of players are certainly hard to come by. With Soderstrom you are getting, more of stay-at-home defensemen, posting just four goals and seven points in 44 games for Brynäs IF last season.

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Alex Turcotte 2019 NHL Draft Profile

 

Dale Money | May 24th, 2019

There are two players in Kappo Kakko and Jack Hughes, that seem to be the consensus top selections, but after them, its a lot more uncertain how the next tier shakes up. Alex Turcotte has been projected to go as high as third and as low as eleventh overall.

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Vasili Podkolzin

Dale Money | May 22nd, 2019

Quite possibly the player with the biggest question marks, for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft is Vasili Podkolzin. However, in terms of sheer talent, there is little to question about what Podkolzin, brings to the table. The powerful winger impressed on the international and domestic scenes, climbing up the rankings with his performance at the 2018 Hlinka/Gretzky Cup. He recorded 11 points in five games, which tied with top 2020 draft prospect Alexis Lafreniere, for most points scored in the tournament, and his eight goals were the most among players. Most impressively was how, he was able to make the Russia U20 roster, contributing three points in seven games. Continue reading