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2022 NHL Entry Draft

Film Room: Hunter Haight’s flashes of unconventional, creative brilliance

Hunter Haight's rookie season in the OHL has been a rollercoaster ride, to say the least.

Like many '04-born OHLers, Haight lost his draft-minus-one season; an entire year of development taken from him by the pandemic. And it showed, enough so that I highlighted the Barrie Colts centre's struggles to find consistency and progression earlier in the year in a piece centred on the difficulties of evaluating this crop of OHL talent. 

Now, with the benefit of a full year's worth of tape and accumulated viewings, it's time to revisit Haight's game ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft.

Formerly a ninth overall pick in the OHL Draft, expectations were high for Haight coming into this season. After all, he’d played an explosive final year of triple-A as his U16 Elgin Middlesex Chiefs won the ALLIANCE Champions

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