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2020 NHL Draft

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  • #16
    I haven't seen in depth footage on all of these players, but here is a few guys that I'm interested in seeing where they land tomorrow:

    Forwards:

    Yevgeni Oksentyuk 5'8" 163lbs
    Luke Tuch 6'2" 203lbs (younger brother of Vegas winger Alex Tuch)
    Carter Savoie 5'10" 192lbs
    Egor Sokolov 6'4" 223lbs
    Zayde Wisdom 5'10" 195lbs
    Will Cuylle 6'2" 204lbs

    Defensemen:

    Tyler Kleven 6'4" 200lbs
    William Villeneuve 6'1" 180lbs
    Luke Prokop 6'4" 220lbs
    Louis Crevier 6'8" 220lbs (camped with the bolts last year)

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    • #17
      Nick Capone was the USHL version Tom Wilson last year. As nasty as they come.

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      • #18
        RLR called him he second best fighter in this draft.
        S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-Stammermeter 2019-2020: 29

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        • #19
          Originally posted by pete View Post
          RLR called him he second best fighter in this draft.
          That's kind of odd. He had one preseason scrap in the USHL last year and none during the season.

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          • #20
            My favorite pick of the day was the Max Groshev pick. I get a Denis Gurianov vibe off of him. He's already getting top pro experience in the KHL with Nizhnekamsk, so I think he could transition to the NHL quickly.

            Second favorite was the Jack Finley pick. Home run swing with top two line upside.

            Third favorite was the Eamon Powell pick. He kind of sucked it up for the team and played a more stay at home type cover-up role for Sanderson on the USNTDP, but he's way better than that. Super good skater. Good skill level. Smart. My hope is you get this young man in a NCAA strength and conditioning program at a blue blood program with Boston College and maybe he goes full Dan Boyle.
            S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-Stammermeter 2019-2020: 29

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            • #21
              Didn’t see anyone describe Finley’s upside on top two lines. Wanna elaborate, please?
              “Could I had posted cite a site?” — WWW dot Trump makes you dumb dot RU

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              • #22
                I can't speak for the scouting reports, but from what I seen from him I think he's more of a 3C in the mold of an Adam Lowry from Winnipeg. A big shutdown center can be a really valuable asset, but I'm not sold on his offensive upside.

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                • #23
                  Personally did not like the first 2 picks and really liked everything after.

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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Bolthed View Post
                    Didn’t see anyone describe Finley’s upside on top two lines. Wanna elaborate, please?
                    RLR thinks he tops out as a Ryan Johansen type player.
                    S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-S-Stammermeter 2019-2020: 29

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                    • #25
                      JBB compared the Finley pick to trading up to get Point. Definitely a player to keep an eye on
                      If no government system will guarantee a utopia, then our best choice is to look for the least exploitive one

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