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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