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Inside the NHL Scouting Combine with former Arizona Coyotes forward Brendan Perlini

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June 6, 2023

The NHL Scouting Combine is this week, the last big event before the 2023 Draft. What’s it like to participate in the combine? Former Arizona Coyotes forward Brendan Perlini joins the show to take us behind the scenes in Buffalo and reflect on being a top prospect and draft pick.

Petey and Leah discuss just how much weight the Scouting Combine has in scouting players and more on today’s PHNX Coyotes Podcast!

0:00 Intro

1:40 Brendan Perlini joins the pod

3:00 How Perlini spends his summers

6:45 A hockey player that loves soccer

10:00 Going back to his draft year

18:10 Looking into the NHL Combine

24:00 The interview process is weird

40:00 Teams playing mind games

44:00 Taking a shot in the dark

48:00 Game 2 between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Florida Panthers

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