2020 Draft: Perreault following dad’s advice on path of reaching NHL

2020 Draft: Perreault following dad's advice on path of reaching NHL

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

 September 10, 2020

The 2020 NHL Draft will be held virtually on Oct. 6-7. NHL.com is counting down to the draft with in-depth profiles on top prospects and other features. Today, right wing Jacob Perreault, No. 17 in NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of North American skaters. NHL.com's full draft coverage can be found here. 

Jacob Perreault has heeded the advice of his father, former NHL forward Yanic Perreault, to help solidify his status as a projected first-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

"He told me to keep my eyes up and attack the net when in a good spot to shoot," Jacob said. "I can't be afraid to shoot because sometimes it's better to get it on net than make a play that won't work."     MORE...

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