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Winnipeg Jets Director of amateur scouting Mark Hillier reflects on the 2022 NHL Draft

Mark Hillier provides his thoughts on the 2022 draft class for Winnipeg

Jets Director of amateur scouting Mark Hillier spoke following the conclusion of the NHL Draft:


1) What is the organization getting in Rutger McGroarty?
2) Is there concern with McGroarty’s skating? (0:44)
3) What type of goal scorer that McGroarty is? (1:23)
4) What’s mentality as it gets later in a round (i.e Lambert falling) (1:45)
5) Brad Lambert’s skating (2:16)
6) Potential benefit of Lambert having a chip on his shoulder (2:47)
7) Does he think the Western League (Seattle) as a good development spot for Lambert? (3:11)
8) What are they getting in Elias Salomonsson (3:32)
9) Adding a pair of right shot defenceman to the prospect pool (3:59)
10) Did they watch Danil Zhilkin a lot? (4:13)
11) Thoughts on goalie prospect Domenic DiVincentiis (4:48)
12) What are they getting in defenceman Garrett Brown (5:33)
13) His thoughts on Fabian Wagner (6:22)
14) Big picture comment on the draft (6:44)
15) Connection between McGroarty and DiVincentiis (7:18)
16) Anything standout about this draft? (7:52)
17) Balance potential in Lambert with the fall (9:01)
18) McGroarty as a power forward (9:43)