Eleven members of the prospect team of hockey writers, for Overtime Heroics, took part in a 2020 NHL Mock Draft. A list of those contributors appears at the bottom of the article. Here are the results of our draft.
1. Detroit Red Wings
On behalf of the Detroit Red Wings, I am proud to select from Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League forward Alexis Lafreniére.
2. Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are proud to select from the Sudbury Wolves in the OHL, center Quinton Byfield.
3. New Jersey Devils
With the third overall pick, the New Jersey Devils are proud to select from Frolunda, in the SHL, winger – Lucas Raymond.
4. Ottawa Senators
With the fourth overall pick, the Ottawa Senators select from Djurgardens IF in the Swedish Hockey League, winger Alexander Holtz.
5. Anaheim Ducks
With the fifth overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Anaheim Ducks select, center Anton Lundell from HIFK in the Finnish Liiga.
6. Ottawa Senators (from San Jose)
With the 6th overall selection in the 2020 OTH NHL Mock Entry Draft, the Ottawa Senators are proud to select, from the Ottawa 67’s of the OHL center Marco Rossi.
7. New York Rangers
With the seventh overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the New York Rangers are pleased to select from Adler Mannheim in the German DEL, forward Tim Stützle.
8. Montreal Canadiens
With the 8th overall selection in the 2020 OTH NHL Mock Entry Draft, the Montreal Canadiens are proud to select, from the Erie Otters of the OHL defenseman Jamie Drysdale!
9. Buffalo Sabres
With the 9th overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres are proud to select from the Saginaw Spirit, Cole Perfetti!
10. Nashville Predators
With the tenth overall selection in the 2020 NHL draft, the Nashville Predators select from SKA Neva St. Petersburg, Russia, goaltender Yaroslav Askarov.
11. Minnesota Wild
With the 11th selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Minnesota Wild select… From the University of Wisconsin, Dylan Holloway.
12. Chicago Blackhawks
With the 12th pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Chicago Blackhawks are proud to select. From the Hamilton Bulldogs of the Ontario Hockey League, Forward Jan Mysak.
13. Winnipeg Jets
The Winnipeg Jets are proud to select, from Luleå HF in the SHL, forward Noel Gunler.
14. Vegas Golden Knights
The Golden Knights select from the QMJHL – RW Dawson Mercer.
15. New Jersey Devils (from Arizona)
The New Jersey Devils select from Russia, Tolpar Ufa MHL Rodion Amirov.
16. Calgary Flames
With the 16th overall pick, the Calgary Flames select, defenseman, Lukas Cormier, from the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL.
17. Carolina Hurricanes (from Toronto)
With the 17th pick in the 2020 OTH NHL Mock Draft, the Carolina Hurricanes are proud to select, from the Saint John Sea Dogs of the QMJHL… defenseman Jérémie Poirer.
18. Edmonton Oilers
With the 18th overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Edmonton Oilers select from the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL forward Connor Zary.
19. Tampa Bay Lightning (from Vancouver)
With the 19th pick in the 2020 OTH NHL Mock Draft, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s are proud to select, from the Chicoutimi Saguenéens of the QMJHL… Hendrix Lapierre.
20. Dallas Stars
With the 20th pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Dallas Stars are proud to select, from the London Knights of the OHL – Antonio Stranges.
21. Philadelphia Flyers
With the 21st pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Philadelphia Flyers are proud to select, from the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL, defenseman Justin Barron.
22. Carolina Hurricanes
With the 22nd pick, the Carolina Hurricanes select from the Sarnia Sting of the OHL, Jacob Perreault.
23. Florida Panthers
With the 23rd pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Florida Panthers are proud to select from HV71 of the SuperElit… forward Zion Nybeck.
24. Columbus Blue Jackets
With the 24th pick, the Columbus Blue Jackets select, from the Ottawa 67’s in the OHL, forward Jack Quinn.
25. Colorado Avalanche
With the 25th pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Colorado Avalanche select, from Munchen in the German DEL, John-Jason Peterka.
26. Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning select from Prince Albert defenceman Kaiden Guhle.
27. New York Islanders
With the 27th overall pick, the New York Islanders select center, Mavrik Bourque from the Shawinigan Cataractes of the QMJHL.
28. Pittsburgh Penguins
With the 28th pick in the 2020 OTH NHL Mock Entry Draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins are proud to select, from MODO of Allsvenskan, defenseman William Wallinder.
29. St. Louis Blues
With the 29th pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the St. Louis Blues select, from the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL, defenseman Braden Schneider.
30. Boston Bruins
With the 30th pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Boston Bruins select, from the Eisbären Berlin in the DEL: forward, Lukas Reichel.
31. Washington Capitals
With the 31st overall selection in the 2020 NHL draft, the Washington Capitals are pleased to select, from HV71 of the SuperElit… Defenseman Emil Andrae
Mock draft contributors:
Gordon Munro @RideThePine89, James Maloney @FNTSYHCKYTRADES, Joel Hawreschuk @jHawreschuk, Matthew Zator @MatthewZatorSC, Wally Maz @WallMaz35, Spencer White @KapsBrokenStick, Rick Warman @statman1956, Frederik Frandsen @Mr_Frans2603, Noah River @noahriver11, Charlie Schirmer @OddNHLFan, Joshua Rey @JoshuaRey91
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