The QMJHL Entry Draft on Saturday, June 3rd in Saint John is quickly approaching with your Halifax Mooseheads holding the fourth overall pick. Additionally the team has the 22nd and 40th overall selections giving the Mooseheads a trio of picks in the top 50.
With that in mind HalifaxMooseheads.ca is taking a look at some of the top prospects available.
Forward Ryan Francis had an outstanding season with the Cole Harbour WolfPack. He scored 17 goals and 34 assists for 51 points in 37 games played. The Beaverbank, NS native contributed another seven points in seven playoff games while tying for the most points for Team Nova Scotia with 10 at the recent Gatorade Frost Excellence Challenge in Boisbriand, QC.
Standing just 5-foot-7 and weighing 150 pounds, he plays bigger than his size and is described as a dynamic player that seems to constantly have the puck on his stick. Francis is expected to be taken within the first two rounds of the draft.
Tomorrow’s profile: Forward Brooklyn Kalmikov