Brad Treliving: "A real dynamic, offensive player who makes plays - he had 20 goals. The Valleyview, QC product has been an offensive force in the QMJHL, scoring 20 goals and 53 points in 64 games with the Saint John Sea Dogs. He was a very young player playing in college hockey this year but his size, range, mobility for a big man, his ability to get back on pucks and move pucks out ... excited to get him here. With their second round pick, the Flames went to the blueline and nabbed UConn defenceman Yan Kuznetsov. Brad Treliving: "A big defender with the ability to move. Known for being a shutdown defenceman, he also owns a hard shot and has seen his offensive game take a step since beginning his collegiate career. Cape Breton Eagles forwards Egor Sokolov and Ryan Francis were selected by Canadian teams in the 2020 NHL Draft which concluded on Wednesday. You hear the terminology all the time but he has a high IQ, he's a 200-foot player, has a knack around the net, had a real productive season offensively. C Connor Zary (24th overall) Smart player. Sokolov attended Columbus Blue Jackets training camp the prior two years after being selected by the Eagles with the 35th pick in the 2017 CHL Import Draft. Francis saw his name scroll across the draft screen in round five, 143rd overall, to the Calgary Flames. Handling the puck with ease, his intelligence and stick skills makes him an offensive threat no matter where he is in the zone. He's a big, strong defensive defenceman. Despite having a terrific first day of the 2020 Entry NHL Draft, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving had no time to celebrate, as he and his … The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) cares about your privacy. Calgary Flames is a trademark of Calgary Flames, LLC. TORIE PETERSON. Really good skater, mobile, great edges. Ryan Francis - Round Five - Pick 143 - Right Wing. ", Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 188-pounds Shoots: Right. Known for being a jack-of-all-trades with a high offensive ceiling, he also acts as the "motor" on his team and has been praised by many scouts for his non-stop compete level. Thanks to his confidence and skill with the puck, he looks to be more of a playmaker than a scorer long-term but his willingness to battle in front of the net and an accurate shot, he'll be able to net his fair share of goals. Forward Egor Sokolov was taken by the Ottawa Senators in the second-round, No. He's got some size ... played this past year in Saginaw and this season, has gone over and is playing in the KHL as a young player over there. Sokolov joins Randy Copley, Marc-André Fleury, James Sheppard, William Carrier, Evgeny Svechnikov, and Pierre-Luc Dubois as Eagles chosen in the first two rounds of the NHL Draft. His offensive game took a big step in 2019-20 and he ended the season with 30 goals and 59 points in 64 games. With their first pick in the third round, the Flames went back to the blueline and were able to nab the highly-regarded Jeremie Poirier. Here are aggregated profiles on Dmitri Zlodeyev, Ryan Francis, Will Cuylle, Brett Berard, and Daniel Torgersson. Oct 6/20: Ryan Francis: 2020 NHL Draft Guide: by FC Staff: View Summary: Jun 23/20: Ryan Francis: 1212 – Cape Breton vs Drummondville: QMJHL: by Andy Lehoux: View Summary: Jun 23/20 The Saskatoon, SK product put up 38 goals and 86 points through 57 games in the 2019-20 season, which ranked fifth among WHL skaters last year. Brad Treliving: "A real steady player. Eagles Fall To Sea Dogs In Second Half Of Weekend Set, Eagles Open Weekend With Win In OT Thriller, Eagles Trade Matthew Lint To Acadie-Bathurst, Eagles Visit The Port City For Pair Of Weekend Games.