Future Watch: Ryan Poehling Rookie Hockey Cards, Canadiens – Ryan Poehling was selected by the Montreal Canadiens with the 25th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. The Lakeville, Minnesota native, has an older brother, Nick, who would play college hockey with Ryan and an uncle, Stan Palmer, who played some hockey himself.
Ryan is 6-2, 204 pounds of pure power forward with a great work ethic. He started out starring in the Minnesota High School hockey system playing for Lakeville North High. His last year there he had 20 goals and 54 points in 25 games.
In 2016-17, he joined nearby St. Cloud State and got used to college hockey. During that season, he played for Team USA in the U18s where he had three goals and two helpers in seven games and coming home with a gold medal.
Following that, he would play for Team USA in the U20 World Junior Championship twice. He took home bronze and silver medals and in his second crack at it in 2018-19, the talented winger was voted the MVP, Best Forward, and a few other honors.
His college career lasted three years. In 107 games, this prospect potted 29 goals and 46 assists. His team won the NCHC Championship once and in his last year there, 2018-19, he was voted to the NCHC First All-Star Team.
Here’s a look at his hat-trick NHL debut:
Collectors can find officially licensed NHL rookie cards of Ryan Poehling in several 2019-20 Upper Deck hockey products including his Young Guns rookie card in Series 2 hockey. He also has other rookies cards in popular Upper Deck products like SP Authentic, SPX, ICE and Trilogy to name a few.
He’s played in 28 games for the Canadiens so far in his abbreviated career. A few injuries have derailed his hot start. He has four goals and one assist so far, but he’s just scratched the surface. At 21, he will get a crack at the NHL playoffs if the 2020 NHL Season resumes. Collect him now before he gets hot.
Future Watch: Ryan Poehling Rookie Hockey Cards, Canadiens – Stats
Future Watch: Oliver Wahlstrom Rookie Hockey Cards, Islanders – More Resources
- NHL.com Player Profile – Ryan Poehling
- Ryan Poehling – Secondary Market Pricing
- Beckett Card Catalog – Ryan Poehling Hockey Cards
FFuture Watch: Ryan Poehling Rookie Hockey Cards, Canadiens – Image Gallery
For more from Russ Cohen, follow him on Twitter @sportsology.
Russ Cohen is the author of several top-selling sports related books.
Baseball’s Best Rookies
Numbers Don’t Lie: Mets: The Biggest Numbers in Mets History
100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
The Philadelphia Flyers: Images of Sports
Pioneers of Baseball
- Future Watch: Chase Claypool Football Cards, Pittsburgh Steelers - July 9, 2020
- Future Watch: Connor Bunnaman Rookie Hockey Cards, Flyers - July 7, 2020
- Future Watch: Robert Puason Rookie Baseball Cards, A’s - July 6, 2020