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LA Kings Sending FIVE TOP PROSPECTS To Germany (Alex Turcotte, Tyler Madden, Akil Thomas + More) NHL

LA Kings Sending FIVE TOP PROSPECTS To Germany (Alex Turcotte, Tyler Madden, Akil Thomas + More) NHL

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The Los Angeles Kings have taken the prospect world by storm, sending five of their top NHL prospects to the Eisbären Berlin hockey team in Germany.

The Kings, while holding the 2nd overall pick at the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, will look to develop their five talents in Germany while the NHL holds out on the start of the 2020-2021 season.

The five prospects getting sent over are Alex Turcotte, Akil Thomas, Aidan Dudas, goaltender Jacob Ingham, and former Vancouver Canucks prospect Tyler Madden—whom was acquired by the LA Kings in the Tyler Toffoli trade.

It is highly speculated that along with the group of centre prospects the Kings already possess, that they will take centre Quinton Byfield of the Sudbury Wolves 2nd overall.

The current NHL rankings for the 2020 NHL Draft go as follows:

1st) New York Rangers
2nd) Los Angeles Kings
3rd) Ottawa Senators (from San Jose Sharks)
4th) Detroit Red Wings
5th) Ottawa Senators
6th) Anaheim Ducks
7th) New Jersey Devils
8th) Buffalo Sabres
9th) Minnesota Wild
10th) Winnipeg Jets
11th) Nashville Predators
12th) Florida Panthers
13th) Carolina Hurricanes (from Toronto Maple Leafs)
14th) Edmonton Oilers
15th) Toronto Maple Leafs (Pittsburgh Penguins)
16th) Montreal Canadiens
17th) Chicago Blackhawks
18th) New Jersey Devils (from Arizona Coyotes)
19th) Calgary Flames
20th) Vancouver Canucks
21st) Columbus Blue Jackets
22nd) New York Rangers (Carolina Hurricanes)
23rd) Philadelphia Flyers
24th) Washington Capitals
25th) Colorado Avalanche
26th) St. Louis Blues
27th) Boston Bruins

The draft is stacked with guys like Alexis Lafrenière at the top, with Quinton Byfield, Tim Stützle, Lucas Raymond, Alexander Holtz, Jamie Drysdale, Marco Rossi, Cole Perfetti, Jake Sanderson, and Yaroslav Askarov rounding out the top 10. The rest of the draft has a ton of great talent as well, like Anton Lundell, Kaiden Guhle, Dawson Mercer, Braden Schneider, Dylan Holloway, Hendrix Lapierre, Connor Zary, Justin Barron, Jack Quinn, John-Jason Peterka, William Wallinder, Rodion Amirov, Jacob Perreault, Seth Jarvis, Ty Smilanic, Jeremie Poirer, Noel Gunler, Mavrik Bourque, and Lukas Reichel.

The former NHL Draft Lottery odds, went in order as the Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, San Jose Sharks (Senators), Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Arizona Coyotes (Devils), Minnesota Wild, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks (Devils), Nashville Predators, Toronto Maple Leafs (Hurricanes), Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders (Senators), Dallas Stars, Carolina Hurricanes (Rangers), Pittsburgh Penguins (Wild), Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning (Sharks), Colorado Avalanche, Vegas Golden Knights, Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues, and Boston Bruins (Ducks).

Alex Turcotte is the youngest among the crop of Germany players, as one of the top NHL prospects at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft saw many top NHL prospects get selected by a variety of teams. Some of the first round of the draft went as follows:

1st – New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes
2nd – New York Rangers, Kaapo Kakko
3rd – Chicago Blackhawks, Kirby Dach
4th – Colorado Avalanche (from Ottawa Senators), Bowen Byram
5th – Los Angeles Kings, Alex Turcotte
6th – Detroit Red Wings, Moritz Seider
7th – Buffalo Sabres, Dylan Cozens
8th – Edmonton Oilers, Philip Broberg
9th – Anaheim Ducks, Trevor Zegras
10th – Vancouver Canucks, Vasili Podkolzin
11th – Arizona Coyotes (from Philadelphia Flyers), Victor Soderstrom
12th – Minnesota Wild, Matthew Boldy
13th – Florida Panthers, Spencer Knight
14th – Philadelphia Flyers (from Arizona Coyotes), Cam York
15th – Montreal Canadiens, Cole Caufield
16th – Colorado Avalanche, Alex Newhook
17th – Vegas Golden Knights, Peyton Krebs
18th – Dallas Stars, Thomas Harley
19th – Ottawa Senators (from Columbus Blue Jackets), Lassi Thomson
20th – Winnipeg Jets (from Winnipeg via New York Rangers), Ville Heinola
21st – Pittsburgh Penguins, Samuel Poulin
22nd – Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto Maple Leafs), Tobias Bjornfot
23rd – New York Islanders, Simon Holmstrom

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