2020 NHL Draft – Day 1 Thread

Welcome to draft day, Insiders!

WHAT – NHL Draft
WHEN – 4 PM Pacific
WHERE – NBCSN + LA Kings Draft Show (Embedded Here!)

Later today, the Kings will select second overall in tonight’s first round. The following day, LA currently holds 10 selections in Rounds 2 – 7, with the opportunity to add several additional strong pieces to an already strong prospect pool.

Who might go second overall? Meet some of the top draft-eligible prospects below.

LA Kings Draft Selections –

Round 1 – 2nd
Round 2 – 35th, 51st and 60th
Round 3 – 66th and 83rd
Round 4 – 97th and 112th
Round 5 – 128th
Round 6 – 159th
Round 7 – 190th

LAKI Draft Day Reading –

2020 NHL Draft Coverage – All you need to know
Kings find success in later rounds with Yannetti’s process
A look at the current state of the Kings prospect pool with The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler
An inside look at Kings Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti
A history of second-overall selections from years past
Catching up with the 2019 Kings first and second round picks
Reactions to selecting second overall – Rob Blake / Robitaille & Yannetti

See you at the (virtual) podium!

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