With more hockey to be put in the tooth, the recruiters of the Central recruitment of the national hockey League have established Friday comparisons with current players of the circuit Bettman for the best hopes of the next draft of the amateur.
Thus, one who is regarded as the best hope to the world, Alexis Lafrenière, is compared to another attacker québec, or Jonathan Huberdeau of the Panthers of Florida.
“He is a very smart player with extraordinary speed, can be read on the website of the NHL. It is good to carry the puck and to create games under pressure. He has a vision of the game and abilities well above the average in addition to being able to raise his game a notch when the situation requires.”
For the attacker giant Quinton Byfield, it can be compared to none other than the center player of the Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin.
“A massive shape and size with good hands and a sense of hockey comparable to that of Malkin. It has the potential to be a big player in centre of first trio in the NHL. It is the kind of player that all teams would love to have.”
For the one who is regarded as the best defender of the draft, Jamie Drysdale, it is compared to the young back of the Colorado Avalanche Cale Makar.
“He is an excellent skater who can dictate the pace of the game from his area. He is able to make the passes extremely accurate even in the move, which makes him a player, dangerous every time he touches the puck. It can also get out of difficult situations thanks to its pretences and its mobility.”
As for the best hope of europe, the German striker Tim Stützle, it is compared to the fast skater the New York Islanders Mathew Barzal.
“His speed is impressive… he can fly. His control of the puck and his vision of the game are also excellent. He has a good attitude, he works hard at each presence and he is confident with the puck. It is also somewhat arrogant on the ice, but in the good sense of the term.”
The other three hope, which have been compared to NHL players are forwards Cole Perfetti (Ryan Nugent-Hopkins) and Marco Rossi (Claude Giroux), as well as the guardian Russian Yaroslav Askarov (Pekka Rinne).