This year’s class of collegians eligible for this year’s NHL Draft isn’t as strong as in recent drafts. Nevertheless, the NCAA does have some players who could hear their names called when the draft gets underway on June 30th at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
Hockey’s Future takes a closer look at the top ten eligible collegians and what makes them potential selections at this year’s draft. The list is comprised of three defensemen and seven forwards.
1. Brett Pesce, D
Freshman, University of New Hampshire
Ht./Wt: 6’3”/175 lbs. Shoots: Right
CSS final ranking: 40th among North American skaters
It’s rare to see a freshman defenseman logging a lot of minutes for the Wildcats, but that’s been the case with Brett Pesce (pronounced Pesh-ee) this season.… read more