10 players for the Blue Jackets to consider with their fourth overall pick at the upcoming draft

We'll have to wait and see what is available, but one thing is for certain: the Blue Jackets will have some good options with the fourth overall pick at Friday's NHL Draft.
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6. Berkly Catton, C, Spokane Chiefs (WHL)

Berkly Catton
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By the time we look back and reflect upon this draft in five or six years, Berkly Catton could be one of the most productive players to come out of the entire thing.

What he lacks in size, Catton makes up for with skill and a highly competitive motor. His edge work is very good, allowing him to buzz around the ice and create offense. He can shoot or deke and score; and his passing is on a near elite level.

Best of all: he's a natural center. Honestly, if Catton were 2-3 inches taller, he's easily the #2 prospect in this draft. I see him as a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins type player in the NHL, and I don't think 100 points is out of reach in the right situation. But, he'll need some work and a lot of patience to get there.

Why they should take him: Catton sure looks the part of an underrated offensive player, and could be one of the most productive centers in the entire draft.

Why they should avoid him: He's all offense, which isn't totally bad - but there will be better overall options on the board with the #4 pick.