No surprise there, the Rangers have drafted Alexis Lafreniere. Interestingly enough, Lafreniere’s favorite player is Chicago Blackhawks, Patrick Kane.
Alexis Lafreniere was drafted, no surprise, with the first pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The Rangers are getting an elite player, who had a chance with the Chicago Blackhawks if they wouldn’t have won that series against the Oilers.
Lafreniere’s favorite NHL player is Patrick Kane, something that we might hear a lot tonight about these top prospects. Kane has been a leader in this league and someone young players look up to.
Luckily enough for one player, they’ll have a chance to play with Kane if they’re drafted by Chicago tonight.
Even though they’re in a fringe-playoff/rebuilding mode, the Blackhawks still have some solid players. There are top prospects and free agents that want to play in Chicago. It’ll be exciting to see who the team drafts tonight.
Free agency will be huge for Chicago too. They’ll have some money to spend if they buyout Zack Smith. The chance to play with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews is tempting for many free agents. They could be enough to bring top players to Chicago in the future.
Good luck to Alexis Lafreniere! He should have a great career.