Via Paul Kukla at Abel to Yzerman comes this Tweet from the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson:
In 2019, Yzerman went off board taking German D Moritz Seider No. 6. Could he do same if he took Russian G Askarov at 4? I know they need forwards, but they don't have any really top G prospects. Yzerman was GM in Tampa when they took Russian G Vasilevskiy. OK, longshot but…— Jim Matheson (@jimmathesonnhl) September 24, 2020
Nothing that Yzerman will do in a week-and-a-half will surprise me, but taking Yaroslav Askarov at #4 would be a little off the beaten path.