It’s no longer a secret that NHL organizations need to find value at the draft. The salary cap continues to be an ever-present force on day-to-day dealings in the league and having young, cost-controlled talent is an absolute must for any potential Cup-winning club.
FC’s scouting director Dan Stewart tackles Gianluca Curcuruto’s potential, how injuries will impact the draft stock of Alex Galchenyuk, Martin Frk and Ryan Murray, as well as potential picks that are re-entering the draft in ‘Five for Stewart’.
In recent years, there have not been many big name goaltending prospects to get scouts excited. It would seem we have seen the end of the days of two-or three goaltenders were ranked in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft.