Canucks risk 'Russian Factor' with Podkolzin at No. 10

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Canucks risk 'Russian Factor' with Podkolzin at No. 10
Canucks risk 'Russian Factor' with Podkolzin at No. 10

Hockey fans learned some answers to some interesting questions during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday. Big players seemingly were valued more than small, as big center Kirby Dach surpassed his projections to go third overall to the Blackhawks, while spritely sniper Cole Caulfield slipped to the Canadiens at No. 15. Spencer Knight did, indeed, become an increasingly rare first-round goalie when the Panthers snapped him up at 13. The Red Wings answered the question of biggest reach, at least perception-wise, in shocking the crowd by getting Moritz Seider as early as sixth. Biggest steal is a matter of perception, as well, though Caulfield is in the conversation. And, yes, a boatload

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