2020 NHL Draft

The Philadelphia Flyers just may select German winger John-Jason Peterka, per ESPN’s post-lottery NHL mock draft (ESPN Insider subscription required). Of course any draft prediction, other than Alexis Lafreniere going first overall, must be taken with a grain of salt as we still do not know the draft order for most teams. Alexis Lafrenière of
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Prior to the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs, we’ll see the so-called Qualification Round. Each winner of the eight best-of-five series (four in each conference) goes on to the actual playoffs. The loser of each series has an equal chance (12.5%) of getting the first-overall pick in the 2020 Entry Draft. Is it worth losing in
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Tyler Tullio 2019-20 Team: Oshawa Generals (#71)Date of Birth: April 5th, 2002Place of Birth: Lakeshore, Ontario, CanadaHt: 5-foot-11 Wt: 166 poundsShoots: RightPosition: Center/WingerNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings When you are an owner’s son, you have extra pressure to perform well. When the owner of that team makes you the 11th overall pick in
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Théo Rochette 2019-20 Team: Québec Remparts – QMJHLDate of Birth: Feb. 20, 2002Place of Birth: Neuchâtel, SwitzerlandHt: 5-foot-10 Wt: 159 poundsShoots: LeftPosition: CNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings It wasn’t the season many expected for the dual Canadian/Swiss forward. Once projected as a first-round selection, Rochette has fallen down to the third or fourth
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Pavel Tyutnev 2019-20 Team: Loko YaroslavlDate of Birth: July 25, 2002Place of Birth: Voskresensk, RussiaHt: 5-foot-9 Wt: 185 poundsShoots: LeftPosition: CNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings As the NHL continually shifts towards a faster and skilled game, Pavel Tyutnev will have a serious chance of making an impact in the future. Playing for Loko
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Charlie Desroches 2019-20 Team: Saint John Sea DogsDate of Birth: Apr. 24, 2002Place of Birth: Days Corner, Prince Edward IslandHt: 5’10″ Wt: 170 poundsShoots: RightPosition: RDNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings Charlie Desroches may have been an under-the-radar prospect entering this season but he is no longer. He is in the limelight and many
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Recently, team writers from across The Hockey Writers’ network took place in a mock draft. Originally we planned on covering the first two rounds, but we couldn’t contain ourselves and a full seven-round mock draft was born. This was a lot of fun for everyone involved and was a great exercise to see how writers
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Jeremie Poirier 2019-20 Team: Saint John Sea Dogs (#54)Date of Birth: June 2, 2002Place of Birth: Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, CanadaHt: 6-foot-1 Wt: 196-poundsShoots: LeftPosition: DefenseNHL Draft Eligibility: 2020 first-year eligible Rankings In a perfect world, all NHL prospects would be well-rounded and capable of playing in the NHL at 18 years old coming out of their
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Recently, the St. Louis Blues team of writers for THW had the opportunity to participate in the seven-round mock draft along with other team writers. The Blues had five selections in this draft, all within the first five rounds. Make sure to keep in mind that the selections of this draft will differ from the
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Recently, all of us at The Hockey Writers got together and released a 2020 NHL mock draft. I had the pleasure of picking, along with my Canadiens’ writing counterpart, Alexandre Desrochers Ayotte, the Habs’ selections in the mock draft. Related: Yaroslav Askarov: A Canadiens’ First-Round Pick? The only rule for this draft is no trading.
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By Josh Bell June 1st, 2020 Consider The Hockey Writers your go-to source for everything related to the NHL Draft and this page your live home page for information on the upcoming 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Bookmark this page and check back often as it will be constantly updated leading up to hockey’s version of Christmas. THW’s 2020
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