NHL Draft: Round 1 Prediction

The Draft is upon us. Tomorrow we’ll see the NHL’s newest generation enter the league. Right so here are my predictions for who will be drafted and when.¬†

  1. Jack Hughes – NJ Devils
  2. Kaapo Kakko – NY Rangers
  3. Alex Turcotte – Chicago Blackhawks
  4. Bowen Byram – Colorado Avalanche
  5. Dylan Cozens – LA Kings
  6. Kirby Dach – Detroit Red Wings
  7. Cole Caufield – Buffalo Sabres
  8. Trevor Zegras – Edmonton Oilers
  9. Peyton Krebs – Anaheim Ducks
  10. Philip Broberg – Vancouver Canucks
  11. Matthew Boldy – Philadelphia Flyers
  12. Vasili Podkolzin – Minnesota Wild
  13. Arthur Kaliyev – Florida Panthers
  14. Moritz Seider – Arizona Coyotes
  15. Cam York – Montreal Canadians
  16. Spencer Knight – Colorado Avalanche
  17. Alex Newhook – Vegas Golden Knights
  18. Victor Soderstrom – Dallas Stars
  19. Thomas Harley – Ottawa Senators
  20. Ryan Suzuki – Winnipeg Jets
  21. Raphael Lavoie – Pittsburgh Penguins
  22. Phillip Tomasino – LA Kings
  23. Ville Heinola – NY Islanders
  24. Bobby Brink – Nashville Predators
  25. Lassi Thomson – Washington Capitals
  26. Nils Hoglander – Calgary Flames
  27. Egor Afanasayev – Tampa Bay Lightning
  28. Ryan Johnson – Carolina Hurricanes
  29. Connor McMichael – Anaheim Ducks
  30. Tobias Bjornfot – Boston Bruins
  31. Brayden Tracey – Buffalo Sabres

So, here is my prediction for Round One. I am by no means saying I’m an expert, this is just who I think will fit around the league. I’ll follow up following Round One of the draft here on Ham Sports.


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