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Sogaard hoping to follow countryman Andersen of Maple Leafs into NHL

Medicine Hat goalie No. 2 in Central Scouting final ranking for 2019 Draft

by Kevin Woodley / NHL.com Correspondent

Every Thursday, NHL.com will look ahead to the 2019 NHL Draft with an in-depth profile on one of its top prospects.

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NHL Draft Class talks top WHL prospects

Newest episode features Central Scouting WHL and Western region scout on Byram, Cozens, Dach

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

NHL Draft Class returns with a focus on the top prospects in the Western Hockey League for the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Hughes has seven points to lead U.S. to win at World U-18 Championship

Projected No. 1 pick of 2019 NHL Draft ties tournament record with four goals, three assists

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Jack Hughes, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, had four goals and three assists to help lead the United States to a 12-5 win against Slovakia in Group B preliminary-round play at the 2019 IIHF World Under-18 Championship at Fjallraven Center in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden, on Friday.

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2019 Draft Diary: Dylan Cozens

Forward discusses becoming alternate captain for Canada at World Under-18 Championship

by Dylan Cozens / Special to NHL.com

Dylan Cozens (6-foot-3, 180 pounds), No. 5 in NHL Central Scouting's final rankings of North American skaters eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver on June 21-22, is writing a monthly diary this season for NHL.com leading up to the draft. The 18-year-old forward had 84 points (34 goals, 50 assists) in 68 regular-season games in his second season with Lethbridge of the Western Hockey League. He had eight points (four goals, four assists) in seven WHL playoff games. Cozens is an alternate captain for Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden (April 18-28). 

 

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Foote enjoying lifelong learning process on road to 2019 NHL Draft

18-year-old Kelowna forward's experience with father/coach Adam giving him leg-up on peers

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

Every Thursday, NHL.com will look ahead to the 2019 NHL Draft with an in-depth profile on one of its top prospects.

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Kakko No. 1 in Central Scouting final ranking of International skaters

Finland-born forward starred against men for TPS, could be second player picked at 2019 NHL Draft

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Kaapo Kakko, a right wing with TPS in Liiga, Finland's top professional league, is No. 1 in NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of International skaters for the 2019 NHL Draft, to be held at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on June 21-22.

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Hughes tops 2019 NHL Draft final ranking of North American skaters

NTDP center No. 1 on Central Scouting list, projected to be first player selected

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Jack Hughes, a center with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program Under-18 team is No. 1 on NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of North American skaters for the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on June 21-22.

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2019 Draft Diary: Jack Hughes

Projected No. 1 pick discusses Draft Lottery, World Under-18 tournament, brother Quinn making NHL debut

by Jack Hughes / Special to NHL.com

Jack Hughes, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver on June 21-22, is writing a monthly diary this season for NHL.com leading up to the draft. The 17-year-old forward, who is the brother of Vancouver Canucks defenseman prospect Quinn Hughes, the No. 7 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, is a center playing for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program Under-18 team. He led the NTDP with 86 points (23 goals, 63 assists) in 41 games. In his latest entry, Hughes talks about being on hand for the NHL Draft Lottery, the upcoming IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden (April 18-28) and the NHL debut of his brother.

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NHL Draft final rankings to be released April 15

Central Scouting lists top players available; Combine returns to Buffalo

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

TORONTO -- The National Hockey League will release the NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final rankings for the 2019 NHL DraftTM on Monday, April 15, at 11 a.m. ET. The rankings, featuring the top 217 skaters and 31 goaltenders in North America as well as the top 135 skaters and 12 goaltenders internationally, will be available on NHL.com and media.nhl.com.

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NHL Draft Class podcast launches

NHL.com's Adam Kimelman, Mike Morreale kick off weekly series with look at Lottery results, first mock

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- Today, the National Hockey League launched NHL Draft Class™, a new podcast series that features an in-depth look at the NHL's Top Prospects leading into the 2019 NHL Draft™, hosted by the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on June 21 & 22.

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