Welcome to “The Hockey PDOcast,” a Yahoo Sports podcast hosted by Dimitri Filipovic, who enlists the help of some of the game’s most insightful minds covering the NHL.
Cam Robinson and Uffe Bodin join the show to help mock draft the lottery picks of Friday evening’s first round. We discuss who each team picking high should be targeting, who each team most likely will wind up taking, and all of the possible scenarios that could play out depending on how the various dominos may fall.
3:00 Jack Hughes’ NHL readiness in Year 1
10:30 Adding Kaapo Kakko to the Rangers' young nucleus
14:10 Byram vs. Turcotte vs. Dach
23:50 Could Zegras be the third best player in the class?
29:20 Player trait preferences: shooters vs. playmakers
32:40 The Broberg Buzz
48:00 The landmines laid out in front of the Canucks
51:00 Quality of competition and teammates for prospects
55:20 Draft and stash with Peyton Krebs
1:02:00 How far does Podkolzin drop?
1:05:30 How high does Spencer Knight rise?
1:10:10 Wild card names that could sneak into lottery
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