With the VHLM Draft coming up shortly, these players are itching to be drafted. With these players having a possibility of a two-year VHLM career they might be better picks for the success of the team in the long term. Here’s a look at the top two lines from the S67 Draftees
#1) Bjorn Scoringsonn | Iceland | 6’1” | 190 lbs. | TPE: 133 (-11)
Scoringsonn is as his name states, a goal scoring winger. He is a strong skater with some passing skills as well. He is the best forward of this draft class. However due to a mishap in training he was injured and is going to be delayed in gaining skill or will drop what he has currently. Only time will tell.
He had 2 goals and 3 assists in 9 games and was -2.
#2) ACL TEAR | Monaco | 6’8” | 250 lbs. | TPE: 95
TEAR is a giant of a right winger. He is the definition of power-forward. He knows how to throw the body and knows how to throw hands. Decent skater as well
#1) Lucas Nygren | Sweden | 6’2” | 192 lbs. | TPE: 73
Nygren is a young Swede with an offence-oriented mind. He can score or pass and has decent speed. However, he has a weak faceoff and could lose to wingers.
He is +5 in 11 games.
#2) Vladimir Pavlov | Russia | 6’2” | 200 lbs. | TPE: 66
Pavlov is an average centerman. He is a two-way goal scorer.
He was a scratch for Minnesota Storm for 11 games.
#3) Boris the Forest | USA | 6’2” | 160 lbs. | TPE: 62
Forest makes this list due to there being no other LW above 30 TPE. Forest is currently a two-way goal scorer.
#1) Tormund Giantsbane | Finland | 6’8” | 250 lbs. | TPE: 82
Giantsbane lives up to his name and is a big burly winger. But he has a weird spread of skills. He’s mainly a playmaking winger but also has a good shot.
He was signed for S65 but did not play.
#1) Kevin Low | USA | 6’0” | 210 lbs. | TPE: 121
Low is the best defenceman in this draft class. He is a quik all-around defenceman. He can do it all, shoot, pass and defend.
He has 2 goals and 3 assists in 12 games and is +6.
#2) Boomer Kuwanger | Australia | 6’2” | 233 lbs. | TPE: 102
Kuwanger is a heavy defenceman from a country that doesn’t usually field hockey players. Kuwanger is a very fast playmaking defenceman who exhibits strong defensive awareness.
He has 11 assists in 14 games and is +6.
#3) Brandon LeBlanc | USA | 5’9” | 185 lbs. | TPE: 68
Leblanc is a fairly short for a defender but is still in the weight class of one. LeBlanc is a playmaking defenceman and has the strongest passing skills of the four listed.
He has 3 assists in 9 games and is -7.
#4) David Lindberg | Sweden | 5’10” | 230 lbs. | TPE: 58
Lindberg is a small framed defender, but he is by no means light. Lindberg is currently a two-way defender with a bit of strength over some of the other defenceman.
He has 1 goal in 13 games and is -9.
#1) Wrike Chyrnoble | Russia | 6’4” | 220 lbs. | TPE: 98
Chyrnoble is a big teenager. He has good hand speed and a quik reaction time. Pretty solid all-around goalie.
#2) Rayz Funk | Canada | 6’0” | 165 lbs. | TPE: 90
Funk is a comparatively small goaltender. He is very all around with a very strong rebound control and nothing overly weak. He’s not flashy but he will get the job done.
For April 22-28, Posted early with permission from Beketov.