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2019 NHL Draft

2019 Draft profile: Dylan Cozens is a well-rounded setup man

The forward will be highly coveted on draft day.

2019 Draft profile: Ville Heinola may be the next great Finnish defenceman

A strong season in Liiga has made him a top prospect.

2019 Draft profile: Nils Höglander is the next Swedish goal-scorer

A great end to the season sets up the winger for a breakout 2019-20.

2019 Draft profile: Tobias Björnfot’s stock dipped as his production stayed flat

It wasn’t the step forward many expected from the Swedish defender, but there’s more to his game than offence.

2019 Draft profile: Maxim Cajkovic was unable to flourish on a poor team

With an inexperienced supporting cast around him, the opportunities for the Slovak were limited in his draft year.

2019 Draft profile: Colten Ellis is a raw goalie with a promising skill set

Ellis is an intriguing option mid-draft for a team looking to bolster its goaltending depth.

2019 Draft profile: Nathan Légaré is a goal-scorer

The strong winger has a variety of tricks to beat a goaltender, but skating issues may limit his opportunities to use them.

2019 Draft profile: Matthew Boldy is a versatile offensive talent

Much of Boldy’s offensive game will work even in the NHL, and that going to make him one of the first wingers selected.

2019 Draft profile: Cam York had a strong performance with the US U18 Team

The big question is whether he was one of the lead actors, or merely part of the supporting cast.

2019 Draft profile: Jamieson Rees’s fiery nature may be a concern

A disappointing season in the OHL didn’t slow Rees down during the World Under-18 Championship.

2019 Draft profile: Hunter Jones may be the first CHL goaltender selected

The goaltender is making waves for the Peterborough Petes.

2019 Draft profile: Albin Grewe — “He is a T-Rex”

The Swede has an effective offensive game, and the competitiveness to put it to use.

2019 Draft profile: John Farinacci hopes to follow in Ryan Donato’s footsteps

The forward produced two points per game in his high-school career, and will head to Harvard University as a drafted NHL prospect.

2019 Draft profile: Patrik Puistola’s great hands are his NHL ticket

Able to stickhandle in a phone booth, the Finn will need to work on his feet to make the most of his talents.

2019 Draft profile: Peyton Krebs processes the game faster than his peers

The forward didn’t have much to work with in Kootenay, but his work ethic has gotten him noticed.

2019 Draft profile: Victor Söderström is the mobile defender you’re looking for

If strong skating, puck-moving, and solid defence aren’t enough to draw attention, leadership skills well beyond his years should be.

2019 Draft profile: Samuel Poulin’s offence should translate to the NHL

An all-around game could see Poulin as the first QMJHL player selected on June 21.

2019 Draft profile: Anttoni Honka’s own unique style has its pros and cons

The Finnish defenceman will attempt some incredible plays — even when a simple one is right in front of him.

2019 Draft profile: Semyon Chistyakov may have boosted his stock at the U18s

The Russian defenceman offered a good presentation of his skill and trickery.

2019 Draft profile: Graeme Clarke has the skill, but not the consistency to be a high pick

The winger can wow you with his talent, but you may have to wait a bit to see him do it again.

2019 Draft profile: Albert Johansson plays an aggressive style of defence

The blue-liner is constantly trying to pilfer the puck, and working hard to control the space in front of his crease.

2019 Draft profile: Trevor Zegras has incredible passing ability

The USNTDP forward is projected by most outlets to go somewhere in the top 10.

Canadiens will have three top-50 picks at the 2019 Draft

The draft slots for all 10 of the Habs’ selections are now known.

2019 Draft profile: Ryan Suzuki is an intelligent playmaker

Suzuki carved his spot on a struggling Barrie team.

2019 Draft profile: Nikita Okhotyuk is both mobile and physical

The Ottawa 67’s player has the tools to become an all-around defenceman.

2019 Draft profile: Spencer Knight and his rise to the top of the first round

A potential starter in the making, Knight will be an interesting pick for a team looking to shore up its goaltending depth.

2019 Draft profile: Simon Holmström is among the top puck-handlers

Speed and crafty hands are the Swedish forward’s ticket to a high draft slot.

2019 Draft profile: Billy Constantinou is the very definition of a raw prospect

Providing edge-of-your-seat entertainment when he has the puck, the defenceman has much to learn before becoming a professional.

2019 Draft profile: Mikko Kokkonen’s good habits project him as a solid blue-liner

More of an old-school defender than a modern puck-carrier, Kokkonen is a worthwhile project for an NHL team.

2019 Draft profile: Vasili Podkolzin will become an impact player

The stats didn’t show it this year, but Podkolzin has all the tools to be an offensive star.

2019 NHL Draft prospect profile: Moritz Seider brings a professional pedigree

The German defenceman is coming off a championship.

2019 Draft profile: Connor McMichael put up big numbers in a limited role

On a powerhouse team, McMichael took advantage of his position to be one of its best scorers.


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