Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Terms of Use | The reigning Reed Larson Award winner, given to the top senior defenseman in Minnesota each season, ranks 37th among North American skaters in the final NHL Central Scouting ranks. This year's prospects were also unable to skate at a Draft Combine or have the usual in-person interviews with teams. Landon Slaggert is 6-foot and weighs 183-pounds. Andover graduate and current University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey freshman Wyatt Kaiser is projected to be the first Minnesota-native selected in the 2020 NHL Draft which begins Tuesday night. The Hermantown, Minn. native ranks 64th in the NHL Central Scouting ranks. Do Not Sell My Info | Welcome to Chicago! He is right in the backyard of Chicago, which potentially could make him already a Blackhawks fan. Video chats took place all summer long as teams screened players they may consider selecting this week. pic.twitter.com/I1F7noYTFi, — Blackhawk Up (@Blackhawk_Up) October 7, 2020. Will not stand out as having elute charactersitsic but simply gets the job done with good defensive zone positioning and stick placement. Video calls are also how Kaiser started his freshman year at UMD. I think it's more of a reassurance kind of like 'okay, I got drafted, but now it's time to work. Andover graduate and current University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey freshman Wyatt Kaiser is projected to be the first Minnesota-native selected in the 2020 NHL Draft … The Chicago Blackhawks drafted forward Landon Slaggert (79) and defenseman Wyatt Kaiser (81) in the third round of the 2020 NHL Draft. DMCA Notice | He played for the Chicago Mission, a youth hockey team. Both will have a chance to evolve as a player over the next few seasons before making the jump to the Blackhawks. Kaiser said he is a bit nervous heading into the draft, but also excited for a new opportunity. He plans to watch the draft with his family over the next two days. No wasted movement and a terriifc short area game in his end. You must login or register to add a Scouting Reports, You must login or register to add a Player Comparisons, You must login or register to add a Video. I was like whoah, I'm just trying to figure out hockey and school here, but I'm super excited. Hopefully get to go spend time with the family and then get back to hockey," said Kaiser. There is really refined sound decisions and poise already in place. Who will be the Chicago Blackhawks goalie of the future? Displays short area quickness and has a nice wall and corner game. Plays aggressive inside the rules. In 25-games this past high school season, Kaiser scored 9-goals and 25-assists for 34-points. You have an opportunity.' Site Map, This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area. Drafted in 2020 NHL Draft: 3rd Round, 80th Overall Pick by Chicago. The defenseman looks to jump to the next level this season in college. Minnesota high school blue liner with smarts, vision, and plenty of mobility. Both Slaggert and Kaiser will be playing NCAA hockey this season. I was in college and I looked at the calendar and it was already October and the draft was next week. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Chicago Blackhawks and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Wyatt Kaiser scouting report for NHL Draft. See what DraftSite and fans have to say about Kaiser. Landon Slaggert #38, United States (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images). I can't wait to see where I go, if I go anywhere. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The #Blackhawks select Landon Slaggert with the 79th pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Contact Us | Public Information, Any person with disabilities who needs help accessing the content of the FCC Public file should contact Vicki Kaping at vkaping@wdio.com or (218) 727-6864, Privacy Policy | © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); WDIO-TV, LLC Very mobile and poised and will pinch down or drop back door, but is not a gambler. Committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth, If his development continues, he may project as a four or five NHL defender. The players are then ordered by that grade, lowest to highest, to come up with the list. It's kind of just the start for me," he added. Andover graduate and current UMD men's hockey freshman Wyatt Kaiser. Top 25 Super Bowl Performances of All Time, Each NHL Team's Most Likely Future Hall of Famer, 30 Greatest Teams in Premier League History, 28 most memorable buzzer beaters in March Madness history. Kaiser bears similarities to Jack Rathbone, both in terms of his smooth-skating style and because he primarily played high school hockey with a quick dip in the USHL in his draft … He offers a solid speed, great edge work, and an ability to work well in tight spaces. "It snuck up on me. Minnesota high school blue liner with smarts, vision, and plenty of mobility. Wyatt Kaiser, LHD I touched on Wyatt Kaiser, ranked 81st by Bob McKenzie, when I profiled some intriguing prospects from the USHL . There’s a lot to like about Kaiser, even though he has an interesting path to the NHL. The North State Journal's list of the top 100 prospects in the 2020 NHL Draft is compiled using a formula that compiles data from several scouting services and publications and assigns a grade to each player. Defenseman Wyatt Kaiser, Andover (USHS) The Skinny: A high school product, Kaiser scored nine goals and had 25 assists last season for the Andover Huskies in … 2020 QMJHL Draft Rankings 2019 NHL Draft Rankings Audio Shop More Scouting Reports Our Team Audio International Scout For Us Radio Show Write for us Video Scouts U Internships Join $ 0.00 0 No products in the cart. Player profile for Wyatt Kaiser (D). He is a slick puck mover, who advances pucks quickly to the right options. 2020 NHL Draft Guie by College Hockey Inc. Welcome to Chicago! Wyatt Kaiser is from Ham Lake, MN, and will be attending the University of Minnesota-Duluth this season. Brock Faber (Maple Grove) played for the USNDTP and is expected to be a second to fourth round pick in this year's draft. Besides where he’s from and where he plays, he is coming off of a 47-game season with the United States National Team U18 where he scored 13-goals and 11-assists for 24-points. Submit your own scouting profile & videos. He played for the Chicago Mission, a youth hockey team. "There's a lot of players that don't get drafted, but play and there's a lot of players that do get drafted and never play. Fellow UMD freshman and Minnesota's Mr. Hockey Blake Biondi is also expected to be drafted. Slaggert is from South Bend, IN, and goes to Notre Dame. "I mean it's definitely not say all end all," Kaiser said via Zoom. He has good speed and is an all-around physically dominating player when it comes to board battles and playing the puck in the corners. Wyatt Kaiser, a 18-year-old defenseman from Andover and the Reed Larson Award winner in 2020, heads this year's class of Minnesota draft prospects. (79) and defenseman Wyatt Kaiser (81) in the third round of the 2020 NHL Draft. He is a solid prospect who likes to throw his body around to make plays. 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The NHL Draft was pushed back from June 26-27 in Montreal to this week due to the pandemic. Chicago Blackhawks news from FanSided Daily, Chicago Blackhawks Draft Drew Commesso With Second Round Pick, Former Chicago Blackhawks from around the NHL hit free agency. He played an additional 19-games with USNTDP Juniors, where he scored 6-goals and 4-assists for 10-points. and reads one coming rushes and zone entries  and easily angles opposing puck carriers to the outside. Posted in Prospects Tagged 2020 NHL Draft, Chicago Blackhawks, Drew Commesso, Landon Slaggert, Lukas Reichel, NHL, Wyatt Kaiser By Tab Bamford 9 Comments 9 thoughts on “ Experts Grade The Blackhawks 2020 Draft Class ” The defenseman is committed to playing college hockey this upcoming season in Minnesota. The #Blackhawks select Wyatt Kaiser with the 81st pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Landon Slaggert Slaggert is from South Bend, IN, and goes to Notre Dame, where he will play the 2020-21 season. WIRT-DT FCC Public Inspection File Landon Slaggert is 6 … he wants to play his position without leaving his team susceptible to odd-man breaks. Those two players are Landon Slaggert and Wyatt Kaiser. Chicago Blackhawks: Kirby Dach Just Turned Into A True Leader, Kansas Head Coach Les Miles Announces COVID-19 Diagnosis, Hopefully Lukas Reichel Can Be A Draft Day Steal For the Blackhawks. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Profile contains Wyatt Kaiser stats, videos and written biosHt/Wt: 6' 0"/173 lbsPosition: LHDTeam: Andover HS (MN)Wyatt Kaiser's Player Profile Chris Peters - ESPN - June 30th: "Kaiser had a terrific season with Andover, leading the team to the Minnesota state tournament.. The Chicago Blackhawks have drafted a forward and a defenseman with their two picks in the third round of the 2020 NHL Draft. pic.twitter.com/G4n3K8ztA4. Your privacy is safe with us. Updated: October 06, 2020 09:37 PM