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FC HOCKEY: The Podcast

Peter Loubardias and Aaron Vickers connect with Robert Kron, the inaugural director of amateur scouting for the Seattle Kraken, in the latest FCHockey: The Podcast, powered by CDN (

Loubardias and Vickers discuss the craziness that was the 2020 NHL Draft when Kron was the director of European scouting with the Carolina Hurricanes, the unpredictability of the 2021 class, the limitations of scouting in 2021, Kron’s evolution from 12-year NHL veteran to longtime NHL scout, and the evolution of scouting over the course of Kron’s 13-year scouting career.


Matthew Coronato, a top prospect for the 2021 NHL Draft, chats with FCHockey host Aaron Vickers about his long, winding journey to draft day, his time with the New Jersey Colonials 14U AAA, life at Salisbury School, his two years with the juggernaut Chicago Steel program, and what’s next for him at Harvard.