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Bowen Byram

Date of Birth June 13, 2001
Height 6' 0.25
Weight 182
Country Canada
Position Defense
Shoots Left
Amateur Team Vancouver Giants
Previous Amateur Team Abbottsford Yale Hockey Academy
2019 NHL Mock DraftRd # Team
DraftSite Mock Draft Projection112Colorado Colorado
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DraftSite Mock Draft HistoryVersion 30: 03-19-2019112Philadelphia Philadelphia
Version 29: 03-19-2019112Philadelphia Philadelphia
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Version 27: 01-28-201918New Jersey New Jersey
Version 26: 01-18-2019125Toronto Toronto
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Additional Information All situation new age defender who can control the pace and tempo . Has high IQ for understanding the nuances of his position and executes them in a tough fashion. Has good top speed, stick and passing ability so he never is hesitating coming out of his end and continuing to lead the attack down deep in the attack zone. His strong backward skating ability lets him transition into his back pedal and stop/start in his gaps if he wants to stand an attacker up, and he is able to shadow attackers step for step. I keep reading that he is most certainly a notch ahead of last years Boqvist, Bouchard & Dobson, based on his tool box of skills. I question if he actually is their equal in terms of hockey IQ and on ice recognition, because those strengths are what allow these players to actually play to their strengths. Regardless, at eam is going to get a nice chance at a top pair power play QB and maybe a top four defender at the low end of expectations.

--Bill Placzek--

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