2018 NHL draft prospect profile #18: Barrett Hayton

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2018 NHL draft prospect profile #18: Barrett Hayton
2018 NHL draft prospect profile #18: Barrett Hayton

It's been a while since one our profiles, but today we feature an effective, yet safe centre. Barrett Hayton does all of the little things right without standing out in any particular area, but will be a welcomed addition to any prospect pool. Ah, the safe pick. I'm not particularly fond of chasing safe players for a few reasons. Ultimately, I'm willing to take a chance on the imperfect forward with a high skill ceiling. Perhaps the Vancouver Canucks skew my view on safe picks. During a time where high-end skill is desperately needed, I'm not thrilled about going safe. Normally, players with lower floors end up in disappointment. Sure, some may feel that a centre has top six potential when they

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