Matthew Beniers is one of the top forwards in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. With the Seattle Kraken picking 2nd overall, they have a great chance of being able to draft him. But should they? Let’s explore in this edition of a Former Scout’s Take:
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ECH Kraken News – Who Should the Kraken Pick at 2 in the NHL Draft?
Last Wednesday the Seattle Kraken won the 2021 NHL Entry Draft Lottery and moved up to the 2nd overall pick in the draft. We discuss the top prospects available to them and who we think the Kraken should take. We also discuss the recent announcement of the local food options available at Climate Pledge ArenaContinue reading “ECH Kraken News – Who Should the Kraken Pick at 2 in the NHL Draft?”
ECH Live Draft Lottery Reaction
Here’s our live reaction to the draft lottery results and the news that the Kraken are picking 2nd overall in this year’s NHL Entry Draft! We discuss who they could take, as well as possible trade scenarios:
Seattle Kraken Will Pick 2nd in 2021 NHL Draft
Today, the Seattle Kraken won the second of two drawings in the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery and will pick 2nd overall in this year’s NHL Entry Draft. The Buffalo Sabres won the first drawing and will pick 1st overall. The draft will take place on July 23rd and 24th and will be held via videoContinue reading “Seattle Kraken Will Pick 2nd in 2021 NHL Draft”
ECH Former Scout’s Take – Owen Power
In our first edition of ECH Former Scout’s Take, our resident scout Dylan Travers takes a look at Michigan Defensemen Owen Power. Is he the best prospect available in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft? Is he a future all star? A future Norris trophy winner? Watch and find out!
NHL Proposes Draft Lottery Rule Changes, Keeps 2021 Entry Draft Date
As first reported by Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the NHL is proposing three changes to its Entry Draft lottery format: The proposed changes come in response to complaints about the current draft lottery format from general mangers, executives, and fans after recent lottery results have been viewed as unfair. The first rule change would prevent aContinue reading “NHL Proposes Draft Lottery Rule Changes, Keeps 2021 Entry Draft Date”
Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Date Set
Mark your calendars! The Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft will take place on July 21st, 2021. Yesterday, the NHL announced a number of key dates for the coming 2020-21 NHL season and offseason. The announcement provided an updated timeline for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft process. We now know a lot more about when and howContinue reading “Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Date Set”
NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2: Who do the Kraken want to win?
Phase two of the NHL Draft Lottery will take place at 3pm Pacific Time today. Phase one of the Lottery concluded June 26th with the holder of the number one pick still unknown. Today’s phase two lottery drawing will be an equally weighted drawing with each of the eight Stanley Cup Qualifier losing teams havingContinue reading “NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2: Who do the Kraken want to win?”
2020 NHL Draft Lottery: How will it affect Seattle?
The 2020 NHL Draft Lottery is set to take place tonight, June 26th at 5pm Pacific Time. Due to the pause of the season and anticipated 24-team restart caused by COVID-19, this year’s draft lottery will have an unusual format. Normally, the top three selections would be decided by a weighted lottery drawing including theContinue reading “2020 NHL Draft Lottery: How will it affect Seattle?”