The EliteProspects Rinkside 2020-21 Off-Season Prospect Pool Rankings: the No. 22-ranked Arizona Coyotes
The Arizona Coyotes shocked the hockey world in back-to-back drafts, starting with the selection of Barrett Hayton at No. 5-overall in 2018. While Hayton’s unlikely to be the best pick at No. 5, Victor Söderström, who shockingly went No. 11 overall the following season, is arguably the best blue line prospect on the globe.
The Coyotes made several savvy picks in later rounds, but ultimately, their prospect pool’s strength comes from two top prospects with enough pieces to plug some lineup holes shortly.
However, it’s impossible to talk about the Coyotes’ drafting without deploring their performance this past October. The Coyotes forfeited their first pick in the draft, No. 49-overall and next season’s first-round pick for violating the combine testing policy. Then with their fourth-round p
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