The Nashville Predators selected forward Luke Evangelista with the 42nd overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Learn a little more about him and hear from Preds Amateur Scout Matt Paton in our conversation with them.

From Elite Prospects: Evangelista’s a playmaker with a knack for hitting teammates in space. Whether he’s on backhand or forehand, with three defenders in between or none, he finds ways to get the puck to his teammates. He turns would-be shots against into takeaways with decisive challenges. A defensive problem-solver, he diffuses tricky situations with a shocking amount of ease. -EliteProspects 2020 NHL Draft Guide