Poor interviews with Shane Wright at the prospect evaluation session in Buffalo would partly explain his fall in the draft.
So reports journalist Chris Peters in the podcast Talking Hockey Sense.
“According to what I heard, Wright's Combine went badly on several counts, he mentioned. His interviews lowered his rating. He had been number one for so long that it was almost impossible for him that anyone else could be selected first.”
Several teams would have been tough on Wright during the interview period to test his character. According to what Elliotte Friedman reports, they were curious to know why Wright did not go to play hockey in Europe so as not to lose a year of development during the 2020-2021 season.
The player Ontario center had to wait for fourth place to finally be claimed by the Seattle Kraken in the draft held in Montreal. du CH subsequently caused a lot of ink to flow.