Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko could fit in well among great No. 1-No. 2 draft duos

Forwards Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko will have a built-in rivalry during their careers.

Both excelled in their draft year, they were chosen with the top two picks in the first round of the NHL draft, and Hughes (New Jersey Devils) and Kakko (New York Rangers) will be playing near each other and face each other often as opponents in the Metropolitan Division.

They also signed their entry-level contracts one day apart.

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