A sturdy center who plays the game with an edge at times. Gut has a good shot and solid vision on the ice but his skating can be laborious at times.
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August 2021 – Gut went undrafted for the second consecutive year. He is expected to join the Everett Silvertips of the WHL for the 2021-22 season. Nick Richard
October 2020 – Gut passed through the 2020 NHL Draft without a selection. He will re-enter the draft in 2021. Jokke Nevalainen
December 2019 – Gut was among the first cuts for the Czech junior team heading into the World Juniors. This could be due to his injury but he was going to be in tough when it came to making the teams as it was. Tony Ferrari
December 2019 – The Everett Silvertips center has been an excellent addition since joining the team as their Import Draft selection this past year. He has stepped into their top-six and done his job from day one. He is one of the younger players in this draft class as he won’t turn 18 until mid-August. He is an average skater who can generate speed if given the time and space but can often resort to a slow and heavy stride late in shifts far too frequently. He has excellent vision in the offensive zone, reading the play well ahead of it happening and often spotting teammates trailing on the rush. His high IQ helps mitigates his average skating, making it less of a weakness but he could stand to work on his stride as he develops. His shot is inconsistent but has the potential to be a plus tool in his arsenal as he has shown a quick release with the puck jumping off his stick into the top corner of the net. Gut is able to affect that game with his willingness to engage physically on both the forecheck and backcheck and his timely ability to take the puck away just before it seems to find a dangerous area. Effort is sometimes a concern in his own end but as he’s become more comfortable in the WHL, he’s been more consistent in that facet of the game as well. With middle-six upside at the next level, Gut should garner plenty of interest come draft time. He was injured just prior to leaving for the Czech Republic’s selection camp so his odds of making the World Junior squad for the host nation are an even longer shot that before the injury. If Gut can find his way onto the squad, he will likely play a bottom-six role, which he could excel in with his style of play as a depth scorer. Tony Ferrari