2023 NHL Entry Draft

Scout's notebook: What we learned about draft eligibles at the U20 showcase

Last week was one of the busiest in recent memory in the realm of international junior hockey. 

Not only did we have the prestigious Under-17 World Hockey Challenge and a Under-18 Five Nations filled with draft-eligibles, but also the last big Under-20 tournament before the upcoming World Juniors. This tournament featured Sweden and two teams (main team and challengers) from both Finland and Czechia for five teams total.

The tournament mostly consisted of undrafted and already drafted players, we also saw a handful of top draft-eligible prospects. 

Here's what we learned.

Leo Carlsson, F, Sweden U20

Leo Carlsson skated on the top line for Sweden in three games, logging three goals and five points. I was hoping we could've seen him at centre for the first time this season, but this didn't end up

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2023 NHL Entry Draft Czechia U20 Czechia U20 (all) Finland U20 Finland U20 (all) Sweden U20 Sweden U20 (all) Leo Carlsson Jakub Dvorak Kasper Halttunen Lenni Hämeenaho Eduard Sale
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