He's got all of the tools, but can he bring more to the table?
An offensive defenseman out of the Dub, Wotherspoon exploded in his Sophomore season, earning a position as the 43rd ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting.
Next up is the physical, two-way defenseman out of the QMJHL, Nicolas Meloche
What is not to like about a 17-year-old Czech goalie who is 6'5" tall, sports a GAA under 2.00 and a saver percentage north of .930?
Next up is sniper Dennis Yan, of the Q, the USNTDP, and Russia. Yep, he's seen a million faces, and he's rocked them all.
A smooth-skating Swiss blue liner with good size might find a match in the NHL.
Born just too late for the 2014 NHL Draft class, Dunn has been working to develop his game as an offensive blueliner.
We profile another goalie - Ilya Samsonov out of Russia.
Wagner made a huge leap in the WHL this season, and his speed & creativity will entice some NHL squad to take a bit of a gamble on him.
We roll on with local product Jack Roslovic!
A former forward who was converted to defense, Vande Sompel brights speed, skill, and a name that can only be said three times fast by professional sports announcers.
Up next is the creative Swedish winger, Jens Looke.
Pretty much your typical Q sniper.
This big, athletic netminder has all of the moves necessary to succeed at the top level.
A strong player in all zones, Colin White has shown a knack for scoring in the USNTDP.
A talented two way center, Novak's impressed a lot of people in the USHL, and looks to continue his development at the University of Minnesota next season.
Hulking Swedish winger Filip Ahl is getting lots of attention from scouts as we get closer to draft day.
Up next is one of the top goalies in the draft, Samuel Montembeault
A 6'5" smooth skating defenseman would be an intriguing option in the right slot.
Next up is speedy, feisty Swedish winger Robin Kovacs!
The partner of fellow 2015 prospect Ivan Provorov, Pilon has been playing a more "stay at home" role for the Brandon Wheat Kings, but still has a great deal of potential.
The Quebec league goaltender was relegated to a backup role midway through this season, but he remains a highly-talented prospect.
Brock Boeser brings a lot to the table offensively. Will he be available when the CBJ pick in the 2nd round?
Size and scoring in one package, making Bittner an option in the late first or early second rounds.
The small, by dynamic, playmaking center from Kelowna is up next!
The top ranked NA goalie prospect, Blackwood started his career as a goalie relatively late for a pro level prospect, but has blossomed quickly into an impressive, resilient tender.
Jeremy Roy is the best defender out of the QMJHL this year, but where will he end up in the first round? He'll bring a solid two-way game to whichever team drafts him.
A versatile winger with speed, skill and size. The overriding question: If you pick him, will he come?
A bit of a sleeper pick, Michael Spacek has some skill despite some size questions.
An exciting offensive forward with an interesting background, Sprong has steal written all over him.
A late blooming defender from the Dub, Juulsen is coming out of the same organization that helped turn Ryan Murray into a top flight NHL defender. Will Columbus be interested in this Silvertip as well?
A young Czech who evokes the skill of Jake Voracek with more maturity and work ethic at this age, Chlapik will be a good find in the late first round.
#CBJ GM @jkekalainen said of assistant coach Brad Larsen, whose contract runs out at the end of June: "We hope that he will continue with us."— Steve Gorten (@sgorten) May 16, 2018
#CBJ GM @jkekalainen said of assistant coach Brad Larsen, whose contract runs out at the end of June: "We hope that he will continue with us."