NHL 2010 Top Draft Prospects: Tyler Seguin

April 29th, 2010 by Alan Bass Leave a reply »

So let’s see. At number one on the NHL’s scouting list, we have a light center with great leadership, incredible drive, a huge amount of talent, a powerful wrist shot, and beautiful passing abilities. Sounds a little like Joe Sakic, no?

Don’t get me wrong, Tyler Seguin is no Joe Sakic, but he may be able to have the same impact that Burnaby Joe did in his time with the Quebec/Colorado organization.

Chosen ninth overall in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection Draft, Seguin struggled early in his career with the Plymouth Whalers, going fourteen games before scoring his first goal. After that, though, he took off, scoring 67 points in 61 total games his rookie season. He responded with an incredible 2009-10 season, tying Taylor Hall for the OHL scoring lead with 105 points in 60 games, a number that includes 47 goals.

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