Connor Mcdavid , Jack Eichel , Patrick Laine. All franchise players under the age of 21 and changing their teams individually. This upcoming year there is another prospect alike. The name is Andrei Svechnikov.
The Russian 17 year old prospect domimated the top junior league in the United States last season playing for the Muskegon Lumberjacks. Out scoring , out playing , physchially dominating all players on the ice at the age of 16!
The name Svechnikov , probably sounds very familiar for you wings fans. His brother Evgeny , a top prospect for the wings, played well in his NHL debut against Ottawa. He even scored the shootout winner on April 3rd.
Now Andrei is 17 and he out played and moved up a level to major junior in the OHL. He was the first pick in the OHL import draft for the Barrie Colts. Now moving up , he will be pushed to his junior levels and show what he has to prove!
Andrei’s USHL stats are stellar. He scored 29 goals and tallied 29 assists in 48 games! Exceptional for a 16 year old.
Now , we’ve heard the stats, know how he plays and wait to see what is gonna happen in his first major junior season going into next season draft in Dallas. Everyone keep your eyes on the 6’2 forward who can play a stellar game, similar to a Zetterberg play style.