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Top 10 players at Summer Showcase, according to NHL.com

Dobson, Farabee, Hughes brothers make case for 2019 WJC roster spots

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- The players, coaches and executives at the World Junior Summer Showcase know that summer hockey results have little bearing on how a season could unfold.

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Dobson gains confidence before Islanders training camp at Summer Showcase

Sabres goalie prospect Luukkonen chooses OHL team; Finland forward Kakko day to day

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Noah Dobson had made a fan of Canada coach Tim Hunter before the World Junior Summer Showcase this week at Sandman Centre.

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Tkachuk leading United States in Summer Showcase

Designated captain against Sweden; Eriksson Ek better prepared for 2019 World Junior Championship

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Brady Tkachuk was designated captain for the United States against Sweden at the World Junior Summer Showcase at Sandman Centre on Thursday.

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Jack Hughes still on United States roster at World Junior Summer Showcase

Projected No. 1 pick of 2019 NHL Draft among 29 players; Veleno will be scratched

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Jack Hughes, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2019 NHL Draft, is among 29 players remaining with the United States after the roster for the World Junior Summer Showcase was trimmed Wednesday.

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Kakko, top European prospect for 2019 NHL Draft, not feeling pressure

Forward impressing Finland teammates at World Junior Summer Showcase; Poehling practicing with U.S.

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

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Kaapo Kakko doesn't believe there's any pressure as the projected top European prospect for the 2019 NHL Draft.

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DiPietro driven to start for Canada in World Junior Championship

Canucks goalie prospect motivated by getting cut in 2018

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- The two words have popped up on Michael DiPietro's phone a few times each month since December.

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Hughes, projected No. 1 pick at 2019 NHL Draft, happy with USA Hockey

Center prospect opts against University of Michigan, says he's in 'best spot'

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

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Jack Hughes, projected by many as the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, never wavered in his decision to continue his playing career at USA Hockey's National Team Development Program this season.

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Canucks prospect Hughes opts for NCAA; decision looming for Luukkonen

Foudy, Noel plan to make impact as injury replacements for Canada

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Quintin Hughes believes he's almost NHL-ready, but not enough to play for the Vancouver Canucks this season, which is why he opted to return to the University of Michigan for his sophomore season.

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Boqvist, Blackhawks decided OHL best fit; Kotkaniemi misses junior camp

Liljegren, Brannstrom could join Sweden for WJC

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Adam Boqvist said a joint decision between himself and the Chicago Blackhawks led to the defenseman choosing to play for London in the Ontario Hockey League this season.

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Westerlund's game grew from playing with Dahlin in Sweden

Coyotes defenseman prospect hopes experience with No. 1 pick in 2018 NHL Draft will speed development

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

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia -- Filip Westerlund is hopeful lessons learned from watching teammate Rasmus Dahlin will help him make an NHL roster someday.

Westerlund (5-foot-11, 180 pounds), selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the second round (No. 44) of the 2017 NHL Draft, played 52 games with Dahlin the past two seasons for Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League. Dahlin was selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

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