2016 NHL Draft Primer: Amonte, De Jong, LaFontaine among potential late-round selecti
While most of the attention is paid to the first round of the draft, it is what happens on the second day that often defines a scouting staff. The next part in our NHL Draft Primer series looks at a few candidates to be taken in the later rounds. There are many different ways to make it to the NHL, and while statistics will tell you that these players often don’t make it to the top level of the game, it is just the first step in a long journey.
Ty Amonte, Thayer Academy (USHS)
5’11”, 185 pounds, Norwell, MA
Born into a hockey family, Ty Amonte has the benefit of being able to lean on his father, Tony, who was a 15-year veteran in the NHL and United States Hockey Hall of Fame entrant.… read more