Off the Post: 2018 NHL Combine Interviews – Evan Bouchard & Noah Dobson – The 2018 Stanley Cup Final may be in full swing, but aside from the Washington Capitals and the Las Vegas Golden Knights, every other NHL squad is squarely focused on the 2018 Draft. The 2018 NHL Combine was held in Buffalo, NY this past week, and Russ Cohen was on site to get the perspectives from a few of this year’s prospects.
Check out Russ’ 2018 NHL Draft Top 31 Prospects List HERE.
Evan Bouchard – D – London Knights – OHL -Bouchard is currently #9 on Russ’ prospect list. He plays for the London Knights in the OHL where he is the team captain. He was drafted in the first round, 17th overall by the London Knights in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection. At the start of the 2017-18 season, he was named team captain. This past year, he scored 87 points with 25 goals and 62 assists. After the season, he was named a finalist for the Max Kaminsky Trophy (Defenseman of the Year) and Red Tilson Trophy (MVP of the OHL). You can find Bouchard’s pre-draft hockey cards in 2016-17 Upper Deck CHL Hockey.
Noah Dobson – D – Acadie-Bathhurst Titan – QMJHL – Dobson is currently #6 on Russ’ prospect list. He was drafted sixth overall in the 2016 QMJHL draft by Acadie-Bathurst. He was named to the 2017-18 QMJHL first All-Star team, and also named the QMJHL defenseman of the month for March 2018. He finished this season with 69 points, scoring 17 goals with 52 assists. You can find Dobson’s pre-draft hockey cards in 2017-18 Upper Deck CHL Hockey.
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