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Some World Championships news:
Nico doing some good work:
Nico Hischier vs Italy (SUI 9-0)— Mike Morreale (@mikemorrealeNHL) May 11, 2019
1 goal, 2 assists, 3 points, +3, 3 shots, 42% face-offs, 17:52 ice time
Let’s talk Kaapo Kakko and Jack Hughes. Kakko has had a strong two games, scoring five goals while Hughes has put up zero points, leading to some hot takes in the last few days.
Todd Cordell has a few good thoughts on the draft’s top two prospects in those first two games at the Worlds: [HockeyBuzz]
Hughes and Team USA take on Kakko and Team Finland on Monday. Get ready for some even hotter takes:
Scoring leaders after three days at the Men’s World Championship. USA meets leading goal scorer Kaapo Kakko and Finland Monday at 10:15 am ET. pic.twitter.com/Pveq5Iub5S— Chris Peters (@chrismpeters) May 12, 2019
Jack and his brother Quinn sit down to chat with TSN’s Darren Dreger here: [TSN]
Looks like the Devils are adding to the team’s analytics staff:
After Hughes and Kakko, how do the rest of the top prospects shake out in the first round? Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman gives a few observations in 31 Thoughts: [Sportsnet]
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