Prospect Takeaways from the NHL Combine

Brayden Olafson

2019-06-03

 

This weekend I came across a tweet from a fellow DobberProspects writer that got me thinking a little more about the NHL Prospect Combine… and it’s purpose.

 

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I’m with ya Joel.

What seems to stand out the most from the combine is the player personalities. For many of the prospects, this is the first time being in front of an NHL-sized media scrum and unfortunately, I find some of the sound bites get analyzed deeper by the media than the team’s they’re auditioning for. Nonetheless, the event is an excellent opportunity for fans to get to know some of the players of tomorrow.

 

The top-ranked goaltender heading into the draft, the USNDP’s Spencer Knight was apparently stumped by one team’s question…

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One of the greatest aspects of the combine is its ability to place most of the top-ranked prospects in the same room togethe