Looking into the third round, here are three defencemen that the Vancouver Canucks should consider drafting with the 71st overall pick
As the 2019 NHL draft is slowly approaching, many speculations have been made for prospects in the first round. That being said, the Vancouver Canucks third round, 71st overall pick should get some discussion as well.
If you haven’t checked out my coverage of the Canucks second round, 40th overall pick, you can check out forwards and defencemen here. In this next two-part segment, I will be covering prospects that the Canucks should consider drafting with the 71st overall pick. As this is just predictions, it is likely that some—if not most of these players will be selected before the Canucks’ 71st overall pick.
All stats are provided by Eliteprospects.com. Player descriptions are heavily inspired from contributions at MyNHLDraft.com, and other prospect reports which will be linked. Now, let’s get to the players.