B- / 20th overall
With many mid-first-round picks in the past few years, Dallas has plenty of decent prospects in the development system. The lingering question, however, is the ceiling for those players. Aside from can’t-miss pick Miro Heiskanen, who has already graduated to the NHL, the Stars haven’t recently drafted any game-breaking talent into their youth pool. Forwards make up the majority of Dallas’ top echelon, but few project for anything better than bottom-six NHL duty. A lack of blue-chippers limits the Stars’ ability to get big deals done and puts them in a position to reach on free agents, sometimes unwisely so.
1. Jason Robertson (44th overall)
RW, 19, 6-2, 200 – Niagara (OHL)
2017 draft, 39th overall
Robertson has had a big OHL season and was a po...
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