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2018 NHL Draft Profile: Andrei Svechnikov

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Andrei Svechnikov of the Barrie Colts is the top skater in North America as listed by NHL Central Scouting in their Final Rankings for the 2018 NHL Draft.  He earned OHL Rookie of the Year honours and the CHL Top Prospect of the Year Award following a 72 point campaign that included 40 goals and 32 assists in just 44 games.

Svechnikov describes himself as: Team Player, Focused, Passionate, Determined, Hard Worker.

NHL Central Scouting says: Plays the game with speed & precision – excellent offensive hockey sense seeing the ice & getting open on plays – high end skills with puck control, hands & shooting – smart driving to net and accurate finishing touch; has a quick release shot – heads up anticipating & reading plays – extra gear with skating to get through traffic / checking with the puck – deft hands / moves to go along with his confidence make him a viable scoring threat every time he’s on the ice – high end skills and assets; one of the top players in North America.

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