I have seen a ton of Merkley, probably seen about 15 Storm games this year. Much like last year he demonstrates a very raw skill set, gambles and has play selection type issues. Easily thrown off his game but has a great compete. That said he has great offensive upside and would not be sad at all to add him. another player not mentioned that could fall in the late 1st round or early 2nd is Rasmus Sandin a safer pick obviously less of a ceiling but could be a nice two way guy.