Current Team: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Date of Birth: Sept. 18, 1999
Hometown: St. Catherines Ontario
Height: 6’1” (186 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (85 kg)
For years Conor Timmins flew under the radar. Upon further inspection by the scouts, Timmins jumped from 266th to being slated to go in the first round.
Timmins ability to see through traffic makes his shot and passing deadly. Especially since Timmins excels at tape-to-tape passing. He shoots low and tight making it easy for teammates to deflect shots into the back of the net. Timmins stickwork is another check in the positive column. He is able to strip the opponent of the puck while remaining undetected.
Whether it be along the boards or in the corners, Timmins is great in battles for the puck. He uses his body to both create plays and stop plays from forming.
The Jackets organization needs a good mix of stay at home defensemen and two-way defenders. Timmins might be a piece of the Jackets’ defender puzzle.
Conor Timmins Stats
|2013-14||Sthrn Tier Admirals Mn Mdgt AAA||SCTAMM||38||4||18||22||39|
|St. Catharines Falcons||GOJHL||15||5||3||8||12|
|2015-16||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||60||4||9||13||20||27|
|2016-17||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds||OHL||67||7||54||61||69||53|
Timmins plays in any situation for the Greyhounds. Despite being “only” 6’1” he plays with the physical intensity of someone more like 6’5”. He does not shy away from the physical battles in corners, along the boards or in front of his own goal. He can and does throw open ice hits. He’s even been seen taking a faceoff or two in his own zone a la Raymond Bourque. His plus-24 to date speaks volumes to his two-way game. - OHL Writers
Timmins is a solid two-way defender who can make an excellent first pass as well as rush the puck outside. He is a proven offensive catalyst and excellent defensive suppressor who can hold the blueline well. He shoots from all areas of the zone but is at his best when quarterbacking the puck. - Dobber Prospects
has high hockey sense, good vision, offensive instincts and is poised under pressure. - Mike Morreale - NHL