Notable 2024 NHL Draft Re-Entry Candidates

LHD, JYP (Liiga), 6-foot-6, 207 pounds, Second-Year Draft Eligible Jesse Pulkkinen

In 44 games with JYP Jr. last year, Jesse Pulkkinen barely scored four points and was solely noted for his frame.

Pulkkinen dominated this season. He rushes and leads offensive play with skill.

This defenseman has the league's greatest point-per-game pace with 28 points in 18 games for JYP Jr.

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His outstanding performance has earned him a few Liiga appearances where he fits well in all facets of his game.

After representing Finland at the World Junior Championship, a good tournament could impress scouts.

Not many outside Sault Ste. Marie knew Owen Allard before this year, and with good reason.

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