Prospect Profiles: CHL Defence

Many defensive depth coming out from the Canadian Hockey League with the forthcoming draft, here's a glance in a few of the best CHL defenceman that should be obtainable in Dallas. Evan Bouchard6' 2" | 193 lbs | Defence | London (OHL) | #4 ranked North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"Bouchard is definitely the variety of participant you desire on the crew. He is quick to get the puck, swift to transition the puck, and has a blast within the stage. Opponents have to have to regard that when killing penalties." - Karl Stewart, NHL Central ScoutingSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18LONDONOHL67256287542016-17LONDONOHL68113344242015-16LONDONOHL432151724Rasmus Sandin5' 11" | 184 lbs | Defence | Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) | #11 rated North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"Sweden-born left-handed shot defenseman has terrific mobility and poise in managing the puck in all cases." - Mike G. Morreale, NHL.comSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18SAULT STE. MARIEOHL51123345242017-18ROGLESWEDEN501102016-17BRYNAS JR.SWEDEN-JR.3631518142016-17BRYNAS U18SWE-JR. U18725722015-16MODO U18SWE-JR. U18205172262015-16BRYNAS U18SWE-JR. U18181782Jared McIsaac6' 1" | 196 lbs | Defence | Halifax (QMJHL) | #13 ranked North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"McIsaac is often a fantastic puck mover and sees many alternatives on zone exits. He is very good at distributing the puck over the electricity enjoy, and he plays top-pairing minutes." - Troy Dumville, NHL Central ScoutingSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18HALIFAXQMJHL6593847862016-17HALIFAXQMJHL594283260Ty Smith5' 10" | one hundred seventy five lbs | Defence | Spokane (WHL) | #14 ranked North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"Smith emerged to be a leader for Spokane in his second comprehensive WHL time. He was exceptionally efficient on the energy enjoy, wherever he experienced 27 details (3 goals, 24 helps). The left-shot defenseman can di sect the forecheck and pick it apart with a easy changeover go from his personal zone. He's sensible and can adapt his activity to any condition he encounters." - Mike G. Morreale, NHL.comSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18SPOKANEWHL69145973302016-17SPOKANEWHL6652732222015-16SPOKANEWHL20220Alexander Alexeyev6' 3" | two hundred lbs | Defence | Purple Deer (WHL) | #22 ranked North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"Alexeyev is really a solid skater that's good at receiving the puck outside of his zone with swift, good pa ses." - Adam Kimelman, NHL.comSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18RED DEERWHL4573037292016-17RED DEERWHL4141721242015-16LVY ST. PETERSBURG 2RUSSIA-JR.2011282014-15LVY ST. PETESBURG U17RUSSIA-JR. U17297182522Jett Woo6' 0" | 205 lbs | Defence | Moose Jaw (WHL) | #28 rated North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"The 6-foot, 205-pound right-shot defenseman is powerful getting away time and house, and is among the toughest hitters inside the WHL." - Mike G. Morreale, NHL.comSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18MOOSE JAWWHL4491625332016-17MOOSE JAWWHL6551722372015-16MOOSE JAWWHL70112Kevin Bahl6' 6" | 230 lbs | Defence | Ottawa (OHL) | #29 rated North American SkaterKevin Bahl's initial aim from the year and very first #67s intention today.Taken from a pretty equivalent place to his intention on Monday inside the Canada/Ru sia series. Ottawa 67's (@Ottawa67sHockey) November eighteen, 2017"The intriguing and interesting facet of Bahl's game are his skating and his arms. For the huge defender he is really an agile skater with deceptive quickne s and speed when he has the puck and when he is le s than forecheck tension. He can deal with and move the puck effectively at equally blue traces and displays some unforeseen moves and puck skills when having to negotiate his way through site visitors." - Dan Marr, Director of NHL Central ScoutingSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18OTTAWAOHL5811718762016-17OTTAWAOHL5713453Calen Addison5' 10" | a hundred and eighty lbs | Defence | Lethbridge (WHL) | #30 ranked North American SkaterWatch: Youtube Video"There may very well be some questions about his capability to perform defense in the NHL, even so the right-shot defenseman has dynamic offensive expertise which make him a top-end prospect." - Adam Kimelman, NHL.comSTATISTICSSEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM2017-18LETHBRIDGEWHL68115465532016-17LETHBRIDGEWHL6392433522015-16LETHBRIDGEWHL40002Honourable mentions: Nicolas Beaudin(Drummondville, QMJHL), Sean Durzi(Owen Audio, OHL),Ryan Merkley(Guelph, OHL)