Mock draft 1.0 tells us who the Blackhawks should pick in each round of the 2024 NHL Draft

The Chicago Blackhawks have another early pick and plenty more in the 2024 NHL Draft. So, who should they seriously consider drafting when the final week in June rolls around?
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Round 3B: Marek Vanacker, F/Brantford Bulldogs

Marek Vanacker has a thinner build, but he, like many mid-tier prospects, will have time to develop his muscle and strength. He’s already showing he can produce at a sensational level, and it’s what makes him an incredible mid-round pick and a potential steal. 

Round 4: Benjamin Rautiainen, LW/Tappara

Benjamin Rautiainen would be a ton of fun to follow as a B-prospect, thanks to the fact he will make at least a few electrifying plays per game, many of which lead to points. He saw time in 44 regular season and playoff games this past season in U20 SM-sarja and put up 37 goals and 80 points in the process.

Round 6: Noa Vali, G/TPS

Yes, he is another goaltender, and despite his small size for a netminder, few opponents have been lucky enough to get the best of him in Finland at the U20 SM-sarja level. He even played well in Liiga for his age and experience, and like a few prospects listed, Vali could reward the Blackhawks in time for taking a chance on him should this occur on June 29th. 


(Statistics provided by Elite Prospects)