The 2019-20 NHL season is finally over and the 2020 NHL Entry Draft is up next, and the Nashville Predators can’t afford to mess up their first-round pick.
Buckle up if you’re a Nashville Predators fan as this is going to be a huge week of preparation for the front office and GM David Poile as the team looks to avoid plunging into a rebuild.
The 2020 NHL Entry Draft is just a week away as we enter a fast and furious offseason that will move rapidly. There’s still no official announcement on when the puck will drop on the next regular season.
For the Predators, they’re hoping they can hold off a deep rebuild by seeing their younger players and prospects grow up fast, while also having an effective offseason through free agency and the draft.
This draft class has a lot of promising and dynamic offensive players. Pure scorers who just have knacks for finding the back of the net and generating offensive pressure. That’s just what the Predators badly need in their lineup.
Let’s do a quick rundown on the top-five most realistic options the Predators should target with their 11th-overall pick. It’s the highest pick they’ve had since picking Kevin Fiala with the 11th pick in 2014.