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2024 NHL Draft: Capitals Select Cole Hutson

Feb 7, 2024; Plymouth, MI, USA; USA’s Cole Hutson (23) skates up ice with the puck against Finland during the third period of the 2024 U18’s Five Nations Tournament at USA Hockey Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Reginek-USA TODAY Sports

With the 43rd pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals have selected blueliner Cole Hutson from Boston University.

“Cole Hutson has the 1-on-1 game at the point down to a science. A lateral slide, a hesitation move, and he gets past the first layer of defence. He drives down the faceoff circle, fakes a shot, and sends the perfect cross-ice pass to the talented shooter sitting inside space on the other flank.” -EliteProspects 2024 NHL Draft Guide

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