B2B’s 2016 NHL Entry Draft Preview: Pick 14 – Julien Gauthier

If Satan81, Phonymahoney, and I are correct in our draft order (and of course we are), the Boston Bruins will select with the 14th overall pick, from the Val-d’Or Foreurs, Julien Gauthier. A right winger playing in the QMJHL (honestly, just too many letters in this one) Gauthier is often compared to Rick Nash; this is a reoccurring theme as our 20th pick Riley Tufte frequently draws the same comparison. Continue reading

B2B’s 2016 NHL Entry Draft Preview: Pick 17 – Logan Brown

Everyone put your hands up sayin’ ey-o!

Our pick at 17  is Logan Brown. A center from Raleigh, North Carolina (Hey Bagel!) currently playing for the Windsor Spitfires, Brown has completed two seasons in the OHL, amassing a stat line of 38-79-117. From EliteProspects:

Brown is a huge center that excels at both ends of the ice. He can be dominant in the offensive zone but takes care of his own end as well. His 6’6 frame is key to his success as he uses his body to shield his puck and his reach to keep it off other players sticks. He is not overly physical for a player his size, but will finish every check and battle down low very effectively. He has a good shot with a pro like release as well as good creativity and maturity when passing the puck.

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