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2018 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: #20 Liam Foudy

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His speed and ability with the puck is there, but it’s still going to be a couple of years before Foudy sniffs the Nationwide ice. But that’s okay.

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We’re up to number 20 on our Top 25 Under 25 countdown, and we continue with a man who has barely spent time with the Union Blue in this past summer’s first round draft pick, Liam Foudy.

Voting

20th out of 55 eligible players (538 votes)
Highest placement: #5 (21 votes)
Most common placement: #17 (72 votes)

Biography

Birthdate: February 4, 2000
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 174 lbs
Position: Center
Acquired: Drafted by Columbus in Round 1 of the 2018 draft (#18 overall)

2017-18 Season

Foudy netted 40 points in 65 games for the London Knights (24 goals, 16 assists), where he landed in the top 10 on the team in each category (sixth-most points, third-most goals). This past year at the World Junior Games, representing Canada, he scored four points (two goals, two assists) in five games, and showed off his speed and stick handling, in a contest against the Fins.

2018-19 Forecast

Foudy recently inked a three-year entry level deal with the Jackets, and will participate in the Traverse City Prospect camp before taking part in training camp with the Blue Jackets to cap off what has been a busy summer for him before he heads back to another season with the Knights to fine tune his hockey skills.