13 of those points were goals, 4 of those coming on the powerplay. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). He shows good creativity on his entries with flashes of top-end skill. Given how close they are to being NHL ready, I think Galimov being a C and having the track record is valuable. He doesn't tip a toe into the game. If we see all four players taken higher than expected, we know the scouts put immense focus on the extra viewings, perhaps to a fault. It looks a little weird. His hands are elite and his ability to beat defenders 1-on-1 clean in ways unlike other players can create a lot of highlight reel moments. 15. He has already shown he can make an impact at the pro level more than most others near the top of this draft, too. They will debate which he's more effective at, but he can play both. Speed is his main issue, as his skating is mediocre and is the reason some scouts are skeptical he'll be able to produce at higher levels." Holtz already has a wealth of experience on the international stage. A fantastic start to the season for #Leafs prospect Filip Kral (LHD). 22. Anaheim Ducks – Jamie Drysdale, D, Erie (OHL)

Artur Akhtyamov is making his KHL debut today, entering the game in relief of Timur Bilyalov. pic.twitter.com/mogRFn7kep, — Kevin Papetti (@KPapetti) October 10, 2020. He still needs to add some strength, which will improve on his mid-level straightaway speed (his footwork is already high-end) and the threat of his shot (his release is deceptive as is), but the rest is there. Holtz has been on the prospect radar a long time.

Through two appearances, Akhtyamov is 0-1-1 with a 2.42 GAA and .918 save percentage. Ht/Wt: 6' 0"/168 lbs Position: LW Team: Toplar Ufa (MHL) Rodion Amirov's Player Profile Rodion Amirov - Dobber Prospects - Sept. 30th: "Amirov is simply one of the best two-way players eligible for the 2020 Draft.Despite a lack of strength and size, he reads the ice well in the defensive zone to be in the right areas, block lanes, and apply pressure." Jarventie did well in Finland's second division (Finland-2/Mestis), tallying 23 goals and 38 points in 36 games with Koovee. Equally adept at playing center or the wing, Stutzle earned the DEL's Rookie of the Year honor after posting 34 points (7g/27a) in 41 games with Mannheim. Another talented German-born winger finds himself among the top-ranked players in the upcoming draft. He scored a couple of goals and won 53.9% of his faceoffs in yesterday’s matchup with Frolunda, bringing his totals to three goals and one assist on the season. Reichel also made an impact with Germany at the 2020 World Junior Championship, earning five points (3g/2a) in seven games. Rindell is an offensive defenceman who skates well and uses his quick feet to elude pressure at the offensive blue line to open up shooting lanes. Corey Pronman grades how the team performed at the 2020 NHL Draft, and details what to expect from the prospects and how they fit into the farm system.

Chinakhov already has 7 points through 12 KHL games, including a run of 4 goals in 4 games. Torgersson is a two-time medalist on the international stage, earning bronze with Team Sweden at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Rodion Amirov is an intriguing prospect in this year’s draft class because of how complete of a player he is. Senators have hope for the future, but patience is required, The Ducks need new direction and new outlook, NHL, NHLPA aim to start next season on Jan. 1. Off the puck he's fine; he competes well enough but he's not an overly physical player and can be a bit of a perimeter player due to how much he leans on his shot." Pessimistically I will say that all three of his goals so far have come on the powerplay, but Amirov’s ability is much more than just his shot. His play, role and minutes all went cold late in the season. I love his bold approach to playing. -- The Athletic's Corey Pronman, Final Rank: 21Age: 18 (1/11/02)Height: 5-9Weight: 177Birthplace: Tampere, FinlandShoots: Left. The last time he recorded a penalty was two seasons ago in junior club play, but I don't think he's soft. -- The Athletic's Corey Pronman, "The strength of Amirov's game is in his ability to protect the puck and change directions with control. Dallas Stars – Mavrik Bourque, C, Shawinigan (QMJHL) Position: LW. When I project him, he's an elite, creative left winger in the mold of Patrick Kane - another dazzling and creative player." He will be a true PP1 quarterback in the NHL because of the unique plays he can make. Reichel comes from a strong hockey lineage. -- TSN's Bob McKenzie, "Tim is a dazzling and creative player with an array of skills that allows him to impact the game in a significant manner. 27. Though he is often listed as the fourth line center on the lineup card for Vaxjo, Holmberg is averaging over 16:31 of ice time through seven games. Colorado Avalanche – Justin Barron, D, Halifax (QMJHL) He did play half-wall for Frolunda's power play at the junior level, showing flashes of top-end vision, but I'm not convinced that's his game. “Problem solver” … Continue reading 2020 NHL Draft Profile: Rodion Amirov →

Unfortunately, his opportunity to add to those totals has been put on hold as the QMJHL has suspended operations for all Quebec based teams until at least October 28th due to spiking covid-19 numbers in the area. Mannheim leaned on Stutzle throughout the season, and he delivered. He is up to six goals and five assists through eight games, and recorded seven points in a two game span last week. That was enough to vault him Chinakhov into the 6th/7th round on some draft boards. He also appeared in four games with Tappara in Finland's top professional league (Liiga) and six games with Koovee in Finland's second-highest men's division (Finland-2/Mestis). CLAIM OFFER But he remains a very quality player with a lot of intriguing offensive attributes. We continue with the top-ranked European wingers, in order of final draft rankings per the NHL's Central Scouting Bureau. If you are using a screen reader and are having problems using this website, please call (714) 704-2400 for assistance. Gunler is a high-end passer and shooter. After wowing me late last season and into the beginning of his draft year, I started to nitpick Simontaival's game in the middle section of the season because he didn't make the jump to Liiga. Washington Capitals (from CGY via NYR via CAR) – Hendrix Lapierre, C, Chicoutimi (QMJHL) In the offensive zone, he can create opportunities with his quickness and is equally good at making a pass for a goal or shooting for the net." Post was not sent - check your email addresses! -- TSN's Craig Button, "As an underage he dominated Sweden's junior league as a 16-year-old and helped carry Sweden's U18 team to a gold medal. He seems to always be in the right spot at the right time and he fits seamlessly in multiple situations with different players." I've seen him be hard on his puck pursuits, drive the net frequently and win battles versus bigger players. Good work ethic and attitude. At the very least the teams that were already interested in these players will strengthen their resolve in pursuing Shakir and Rodion.

As the season progressed, though, he never really showed me he had the tools to be more than that. Neither are bad comparisons. My one concern is his just average footspeed, particularly as a 5-foot-10 forward."