Chicago Blackhawks Draft: A Look at Four More Picks

July 12th, 2010 by Bryan Dietzler Leave a reply »
Picking up from where we left off in looking at the first four picks of the Blackhawks 2010 NHL Draft, let’s now take a look at the next four picks.

At No. 60, the Blackhawks took defenseman Stephen Johns.  Johns played for the United States Developmental Team and has reputation of being a smart and aggressive player at the position. 

Some of the positive things about him include, as mentioned, his strength and his size.  Standing 6’3” and weighing 215 pounds, Johns has the near perfect size for playing the on the blue line in the NHL.

Johns is also not afraid to play a physical game as has been evidenced in a few of his later games as part of the USA Developmental Program.  Offensively he is also a strong shot and has the ability to move the puck down the ice effectively. 

He is also a solid athlete with great decision making skills as well.  Johns could develop into a fine prospect for the Blackhawks sometime in the near future.  Until then, Johns will continue his career playing hockey with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. 

The Blackhawks pick at No. 90 was center Jo ...

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