There are questions that surround every prospect heading into a draft. When talking about the 2023 NHL Draft I had a few for Michigan star, Adam Fantilli. I interviewed him before his season began so it was fun to catch up with him during the Stanley Cup Final. Listen in.
Dylan Duke is a 2021 NHL Draft eligible player who was a top goal scorer with the NTDP this season. He was second to Sasha Pastujov in goals for the U18 squad with 29. That’s a nice year for a player who scores tough goals in the dirty areas and
Owen Power – Defense – Michigan - NCAA
Matty Beniers – Center – Michigan - NCAA
Brandt Clarke – Defense – Barrie - OHL
William Eklund - Left Wing – Djurgarden - SHL
Dylan Guenther – Right Wing - Edmonton - WHL
Simon Edvinsson – Defense - Frolunda Jr.
Kent Johnson had a good year at the University of Michigan, albeit a COVID-19 affected season. He can play left wing or center. His year at Michigan was an eye-opener. His nine goals and 18 assists were a solid freshman season. The fact that the Canadian forward was named to
Matty Beniers hasn’t been hiding. He hasn’t come out of nowhere. Nobody is surprised to see him performing at a high level. He’s had an interesting path this season, and through it all, the talented center has continued to see his draft stock rise.
Beniers has a great cutting motion in
Cam York has been a player I’ve followed for years now. I watched him grow up in the NTDP, seeing him in various games and tournaments over the years, and now he’s inching closer to turning pro.
York was a player who greatly benefitted from Flyers Rookie Camp, you remember, back
Quinn Hughes is in the midst of his rookie season and first NHL Playoff run. In his first three playoff games, he has a cool four assists. He had two big points in a 3-0 win in Game 4. With his team up 2-1, he’s not getting carried away.