Mike Grier and the San Jose Sharks crushed the first round of the NHL Draft. I analyze the Will Smith pick, why the Sharks went Smith over Michkov, how Smith’s stats and analytics project his career, and a reasonable timetable for Smith to make his NHL debut. Then I examine why Quentin Musty is the perfect swing for the San Jose Sharks with No. 26 and how his ceiling as a potential top-line forward is worth the consistency issues (11:00). Finally, some thoughts on the NHL Draft, including Mike Grier shutting down the narrative of not wanting skilled players and some of my favorite picks from day one (20:00).
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