This week on Hockey Prospect Radio is our 2023 World Junior Championship Preview Show in Hour 1, Shane Malloy and Brad Allen will be discussing the Canada prospects focusing on 2023 NHL Draft Eligible players Connor Bedard and Adam Fantilli along with Los Angeles Kings 2021 1 round draft pick Brandt Clarke in the first segment, and then Team USA prospects with 2023 NHL Draft Eligible player Charlie Stramel and 2023 2nd round pick Ryan Chesley of the Washington Capitals followed by Logan Cooley, 2022 1st round pick of the Arizona Coyotes in the second segment.
Next, we focus on Finland’s prospects discussing 2023 NHL Draft Eligible Lenni Hameenaho with countrymen Joakin Kemell, the Nashville Predators 1st round pick in 2022 and then the Winnipeg Jets 2022 1st round pick Brad Lambert. In segment four we continue with team Sweden’s prospects focusing on the progress of 2023 NHL Draft Eligible defenseman Axel Sandin Pellikka and highly touted 2023 NHL Draft Eligible center Leo Carlsson finishing up with skilled winger Fabian Lysell, the Boston Bruins 2021 1st Round pick.
In the second hour, we will shift the discussion to the Czechia prospects in the fifth segment profiling 2023 NHL Draft Eligible forward Eduard Sale and 2022 1st round pick defenseman David Jiricek followed up by the Buffalo Sabres 2022 1st round draft pick Jiri Kulich. In the sixth segment we continue to chat about the 2023 World Junior Championship prospects focusing on Slovakia starting with 2022 first round pick Simon Nemec and two 2023 NHL Draft Eligible forwards in Dalibor Dvorsky and Samuel Honzek.
Lastly, we focus on the Swiss and German prospects in the seventh segment profiling 2022 1st round pick Swiss defenseman Lian Bichsel and another Swiss defenseman 2021 4th round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers Brian Zanetti followed up by the German’s 2022 2ndt round draft pick of the Arizona Coyotes Julian Lutz along with their goaltender Nikita Quapp a 6th round pick of the Carolina Hurricanes. In the eighth segment we continue to chat about the 2023 World Junior Championship prospects focusing on Austria starting with 2023 NHL Draft Eligible player David Reinbacher and Vinzenz Rohrer a 3rd round pick of the Montreal Canadians and a Boston Bruins 4th round draft pick in 2022 from Latvia Dans Locmelis.
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