Las Vegas–The Vegas Golden Knights continue to build towards to the future with the selection of the Owen Sound Attack Nick Suzuki as the clubs 13th overall pick.
Suzuki’s Junior Career Stats
“Nick Suzuki is an undersized dynamic offensive player who uses his speed and playmaking ability to impact the game. While slightly undersized he is not shy to play physically and go to the net or dig for pucks in the corner. Suzuki thinks the game fast and has the hands and feet to match which makes him a projectable NHL player. Suzuki has a motor that won’t quit on plays and he is a reliable back checker as well, making him an effective two-way player.” Per Dobber Hockey’s Peter Harling
Nick Suzuki Highlights 2016-2017 OHL Highlights
Analytics Data On Nick Suzuki
Last season in the OHL, Suzuki was ranked at the fifth spot in league production with 45 goals, 51 assists for 96 points.
In his last year with Owen Sound, Suzuki captured the William Hanley Trophy which signifies the most sportsmanlike player. This honor is the OHL’s equivalent to the NHL’s Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
He also was placed in the 2nd position in scoring with the Owen Sound Attack during last year’s campaign. Suzuki also set a record in the plus/minus category at +51 with 65 games played.
Suzuki among forwards with Owen Sound led the way in the points department during the playoffs as he recorded 8 goals and 15 assists for 23 points and 17 games played.
He brings some hardware with him to the Vegas Golden Knights as he won a gold medal back in 2015 with Team Canada at the World U17 Tournament.
After his draft year in 2014 with Owen Sound, Suzuki had the honor and was listed to OHL’s First ALL-Rookie squad due to his production among rookies with the Attack at 20 goals and 18 assists for 38 points in 63 games played.