Here are my March rankings. This is not a mock draft. I went as far as 55 but the next one will be back to 45.
1. Connor Bedard – C – WHL
2. Adam Fantilli – C – NCAA
3. Leo Carlsson – C/W – SHL
4. Matvei Michkov – RW – VHL
Tampa - - In the wake of a 6-2 win by the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Colorado Avalanche in the Stanley Cup Final, something hit me like a lightning bolt. Ondrej Palat will be a free agent for the first time in his career this summer, and all signs
Here is my first list. There will be more. These are my rankings. This is not a mock draft.
Shane Wright – C – Kingston - OHL
Matthew Savoie – C – Winnipeg - WHL
Ivan Miroshnichenko – LW – Omskie - VHL
Logan Cooley – C – USA U-18
This Finnish right wing was drafted 132nd overall in 2018. The New York Rangers made the selection and so far, he looks like a fifth round steal. Now 22, and in North America, he looks like he could make a quick transition, starting out with the Hartford Wolfpack in the
1. Owen Power – Defense – Michigan - NCAA
2. Matty Beniers – Center – Michigan - NCAA
3. William Eklund - Left Wing – Djurgarden - SHL
4. Dylan Guenther – Right Wing - Edmonton – WHL
5. Luke Hughes – Defense – USA U-18 – NTDP
6. Simon Edvinsson – Defense - Frolunda
I think this is a good hire. Let’s get that out of the way. I’ve known “Lappy” for a long time, and he’s a hard worker, and that work ethic rubs off on his players.
“We all know our style, and I know what kind of guy I am,” Laperriere stated.
Cam York has been a player I’ve followed for years now. I watched him grow up in the NTDP, seeing him in various games and tournaments over the years, and now he’s inching closer to turning pro.
York was a player who greatly benefitted from Flyers Rookie Camp, you remember, back
The Flyers drafted Mason Millman 103rd overall in the 2019 NHL Draft and he could end up being a steal. I wrote this about him during last year’s rookie camp:
I had a chance to see him this year while playing for the Saginaw Spirit. They’re a good team and he’s
Morgan Barron is a star winger for Cornell University, and he happens to be a draft pick of the New York Rangers. In what’s looking like a tremendous pick, he was taken 174th overall in 2017.
At 6-2, 209 pounds, he has the body of a power forward and he’s not
This is my list. The reader will surely think others are better and that’s fine. I had to project a few, and they aren’t in order. Here are the top 20 in my opinion:
Ryan O’Reilly – 33rd overall in 2009 – Colorado – 532 points in 772 games and one