Draft Prospect - 2014
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Leon Draisaitl
North American Skater
Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:  4 Midterm Rank:  2
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  208
Born:  27 October 1995 Hometown:  Cologne, Germany
Birthplace:  Cologne, DEU
Drafted:  EDM (1st Round / 3rd Overall)
NHL Central Scouting’s B.J. MacDonald:
“He’s the best prospect I’ve seen from this draft class at protecting and handling the puck; he’s very Jaromir Jagr-esque. He protects the puck, makes those button hooks and hits guys coming in late. He’ll hold onto that puck until he sees the right play to make. He has a great wrist shot and good snap shot, and can surprise a lot of goalies with it.”