Waterloo hockey fans are getting excited for the 2020/21 season to get underway. Last week the team announced its upcoming schedule along with information about four new players joining the team via a dispersal draft. Now some former Black Hawks are getting ready to hear their name called in this year's NHL draft.

Brandon Montour, Brock Boeser, Mikey Anderson, Mark Friedman, Rem Pitlick, Cal Petersen, along with another guy you may have heard of, Joe Pavelski are just a handful of former Black Hawks who made it the NHL. Now another group of 2019/20 Black Hawks are hoping for their phone to ring over the next couple of days.

Round One of the NHL Draft begins tonight (Oct. 6, 2020) at 6 p.m. Rounds 2 through 7 will be tomorrow beginning at 10:30 in the morning. NHL Central Scouting puts out a list with player rankings. Here's the players that have a good chance to be drafted and maybe become stars like the aforementioned Black Hawks, some with photos honoring them on the Young Arena walls.

*Numbers in parenthesis are the players’ final April NHLCS ranking among either North American skaters or North American goalies.

Wyatt Schingoethe (#91)
Ryder Rolston (#102)
Gabriel Carriere (#23-G)
Patrick Guzzo (Ranked in midterms)
Logan Stein (Ranked in midterms-G)

Plus, a couple of guys that are in contention for roster spots this season, David Sacco (#141) and Zach Michaelis (#203) have a chance as well.

Stay tuned and keen an eye on your station app on your phone for future updates over the next couple of days as we find out what the future has to hold for these potential NHL players, that may turn into superstars someday.

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