Thursday, May 01, 2014

2014 Recruits – Part 2

We continue today's announced NLI signings with Brandon Hickey and Jack Eichel, whose NLI was reported here yesterday. Coach David Quinn's comments on each recruit are in this report

Jack Eichel 6-1, 191, right-shot center. DOB 10-28-98 Chelmsford, Mass.
Led NTDP U18s to World Championship, scoring 10 points in the tournament
2013-14 NTDP total of 87 points (38G, 49A) is fourth best in program history
Career NTDP totals:   67-72-139, tied for fourth best in program history
Played as an underager in the 2014 World Junior Championships with a 1-4-5 scoring line in five games
Projected to be a top pick in the 2015 NHL draft
Previously captained the Empire League Junior Bruins, scoring 39-47-86
THFB report on Eichel verbal to BU (2 years ago)
Elite Prospects stats

Brandon Hickey, 6-2, 180, left-shot defenseman. DOB 4-13-96 Leduc, Alberta
A shutdown defenseman for AJHL Spruce Grove. 4-18-22 regular season, plus five playoff assists. 29 PIMs.
Played for Canada West in 2014 World Jr. A Challenge
Played for Canada Pacific in 2013 World U17 tournament 
Competed in 2012 Tellus Cup against 2015 BU recruit AJ Greer
Highest ranked AJHLplayer  by NHL Central Scouting at #63
Spruce Grove Examiner report
THFB report on Hickey verbal
The Hockey News Hot List: “Hickey brings a  skill that all scouts love and that’s skating.”
Video interview and highlights 
Elite Prospects stats

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