2023 NHL Entry Draft

Film Room: Oliver Moore is the draft's best skater, with the potential for so much more

When it comes to skaters in the past few drafts, there’s Oliver Moore and then everyone else. 

He has it all: Blinding speed, powerful edge work, and instant acceleration.

In many ways, he’s also one of the draft’s most refined prospects. His details only enhance his skating advantage over his peers. His motor matches his foot speed. And he’s a suffocating defensive presence. 

Yet, he’s also one of the draft’s more divisive prospects. Some see a solid bet to become a top-six, if not top-line centre with his skill level. Others, see him as a potential checker, citing that same skill level and awareness as his greatest inhibitors. 

So, how does that even happen? And how can Moore leverage his tools to become his best version? Let’s find out.

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