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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #29 Bode Wilde

Landing in the 29th spot for the 2018 NHL Entry draft is USNTDP defenceman, Bode Wilde. Wilde is a player that is ranked much higher in public rankings because of what many perceive to be a high-end potential. That has produced some lofty expectations of a player that is really good but may lack a…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #30 Rasmus Sandin

After appearing in five games for Rogle BK, Rasmus Sandin was loaned to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds for this season and saw his draft stock rise because of his play in the OHL. A well-rounded defender who hit the ground running for the Greyhounds, Sandin was firmly in their top four for the entire…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #31 Cole Fonstad

We’ve entered the first round of the draft rankings with Prince Albert Raiders forward Cole Fonstad landing in the 31st spot of the CanucksArmy 2018 NHL Draft rankings. With the way that the NHL has been trending, a focus being placed on speed and skill, Fonstad is a player that fits that mould perfectly. Without…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #32 Jett Woo

Another fantastic name in this years draft crop is Moose Jaw Warriors defender, Jett Woo. The Winnipeg born defender entered this season with high expectations from the hockey community after he had a great rookie season in the WHL during the 2016-17 season. Through no fault of his own doing, Woo was unable to live…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #33 Allan McShane

Allan McShane had a fantastic rookie season in the OHL that saw him moved from the Erie Otters to the Oshawa Generals in the middle of the year. He looked to take that next step offensively this season, unfortuantely he didn’t break out but still had a really good season that saw him produce well…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #34 K’Andre Miller

K’Andre Miller is a player that has seen his stock rise as we approach the draft and is now someone that we could see selected in the first round. At the age of 15, Miller switched from forward to defence and has quickly ascended as one of the most intriguing prospects in this draft class…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #35 Jacob Olofsson

We’re getting closer to the first round with each passing day. Next up on our rankings, checking in at 35th overall, is a prospect that many consider a first-round talent, Swedish centre Jacob Olofsson. The list of forwards with a better pro-ready game than Olofsson is a short one. Playing for Timra Ik in the…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #36 Nathan Dunkley

Landing in the 36th spot in our 2018 NHL Entry Draft rankings is Nathan Dunkley. The young pivot had a good start to the season with Kingston before being traded to the rebuilding London Knights. He didn’t produce at the same rate with the Knights and thus isn’t a player that people immediately think of…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #37 Nils Lundkvist

Rising from 41st in NHL CSS mid-term rankings to 14th in the final rankings among European skaters, Nils Lundkvist, also listed as Lundqvist, checks in as the 37th ranked prospect in the CanucksArmy 2018 NHL Entry Draft rankings. Like many 17-year-old defensive prospects, Lundkvist does need to work on his defensive play but there is…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #38 Jonathan Gruden

Jonathan Gruden was a regular with two other top prospects in this draft class before wonder kid and 2019 draft eligible Jack Hughes showed up. Given that time with Oliver Wahlstrom and Joel Farabee, there have been some suggestions that his points totals this season were inflated. But Gruden is an extremely skilled and talented…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #39 Filip Hallander

We have entered the top 40 prospects for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Landing in the 39th spot is Timra IK forward Filip Hallander. Another player that saw his stock slightly fall as the season went on due to other players exceeding expectations, Hallander had a very good season that saw him help his team…

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CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #40 Jared McIsaac

We turn our attention back to the QMJHL for defenceman Jared McIsaac. Playing on the high powered Halifax Mooseheads, McIsaac is a two-way defender who has some good puck skills that allow him to dance with the puck when he so chooses. He is praised for his defensive play but as we will see below,…