The LA Kings have selected forward Ben Meehan with the 140th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft! The Kings acquired the pick by trading a sixth-round selection in 2020 and a seventh-round selection in 2021.
Hometown: Walpole, MA
NHL Central Scouting Final Ranking: Unranked (North American Skaters)
NHL Central Scouting Midterm Ranking: 102
TSN/Craig Button’s Final Ranking: Unranked
ESPN’s Chris Peters Final Ranking: 95
What The Experts Said
Via ESPN’s Chris Peters
This is more of a flier on a second-year eligible who was injured most of the season, but when he was healthy, Meehan was effective. He has good offensive skills and poise with the puck. He played in only 25 games this season but had 18 points for a typically low-scoring team in Cedar Rapids. I doubt Meehan will go in the first half of the draft, but I think he deserves to get a long look from NHL teams.