Sporting wispy beards and hopeful smiles, several of the top prospects for this year’s NHL entry draft visited SAP Center Monday morning to meet players who are participating in the Stanley Cup Final and chat with the media. The youngsters — born in 1997 and 1998 — were scheduled to return Monday evening to watch the Sharks play host to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Final.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will have the No. 1 pick in the draft, which will be held June 24-25 in Buffalo, N.Y.
Winnipeg, Columbus, Edmonton and Vancouver round out the top five.
The Ducks have the 24th pick. The Kings don’t have a first-round pick because they dealt it to Carolina for...