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2021 LA Kings Draft Preview: A Look At Potential First Round Picks with LA Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti

LOS ANGELES — In the first story of this early Los Angeles Kings 2021 National Hockey League Draft Preview series, we looked at the formidable obstacles and challenges that faced amateur scouting staffs for all NHL teams in evaluating prospects around the world while we are all still fighting to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. In this installment, Los Angeles Kings Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Yannetti shared his thoughts on some of the top prospects, as ranked by the NHL’s Central Scouting Bureau (CSB), some of whom could be targeted by the Kings for their first round (eighth overall) pick (assuming that they don’t trade the pick).