By: Bryan Thiel
Last weekend, countless dreams were realized after years of hard work.
The Steelheads’ Owen Tippett will forever be known as a top ten pick, Attack forward Nick Suzuki has the opportunity to be the face of a brand new franchise in Las Vegas, and Morgan Frost will be tied to Brayden Schenn once his time with the Greyhounds is up. The three of them joined Gabriel Vilardi (11th overall to Los Angeles) and Robert Thomas (20th overall to St. Louis) as first round picks and obvious winners in last weekend’s draft. Ultimately every player who heard their name called last weekend is a winner, but the most attention will be paid to those five names going forward.
With that in mind, here are five more names that are winners following the 2017 NHL Draft. Continue reading