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Experts predict who Blackhawks will draft at No. 17

/ by Charlie Roumeliotis
Presented By Nationwide Insurance Agent Jeff Vukovich
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After picking inside the Top 10 in each of the last two years, the Blackhawks are slated to have the No. 17 overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. You can catch the first round on Tuesday at 6 p.m. CT on NBCSN.

In 2019, the Blackhawks drafted center Kirby Dach with the No. 3 overall pick. They took defensemen Adam Boqvist and Nicolas Beaudin at No. 8 and No. 27 overall, respectively, in 2018.

So who will the Blackhawks choose this year at No. 17? Seven draft experts give their predictions:

Craig Button, TSN: Hendrix Lapierre, C

Adam Kimelman, NHL.com: Dylan Holloway, LW

Steve Kournianos, The Draft Analyst: Rodion Amirov, LW

Guillaume Lepage, NHL.com: Connor Zary, C

Mike Morreale, NHL.com: Dylan Holloway, LW

Chris Peters, ESPN: Dylan Holloway, LW

Corey Pronman, The Athletic: Dawson Mercer, C/RW

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