Brendan Perlini Draft Report | The Scouting Report

LW Brendan Perlini | Niagara IceDogs (OHL)

Shoots: Left
Date of Birth: 1996-04-27
Height: 6.03
Weight: 170 lbs.
NHL Draft Eligible: 2014
TSR NHL Draft Rank: 15

Scouting report

Like many 16-year-old players in Major Junior, Perlini's career was slow to develop in its initial stages as he struggled to get icetime with a loaded Barrie Colts squad. However, in the footsteps of Ryan Strome only a few years ago, a mid-season blockbuster trade to the Niagara IceDogs is just what the doctor ordered for Perlini who has been one of the top offensive players in the OHL this season. The 6-foot-3, 195 pound winger is an excellent possession player who plays the game with great pace and determination. Perlini's skill level is high-end and his ability to take what the defense gives him allows him to create offense naturally rather than forcing plays. If he can add an extra gear to his stride this season there might not be much holding Perlini back from the top ten.

Player Statistics

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2005-2006 South West EIHA Conference3 1 67 0|        
 2009-2010 Soo Greyhounds Minor Bantam AAANOMBHL18 19 1534 12|        
 2010-2011 Belle Tire Bantam Major AAAT1EBHL31 18 1735 17|        
 2011-2012 Belle Tire U16T1EHL U1640 21 2344 20|Playoffs7 4 37
 2012-2013 Barrie ColtsOHL32 1 12 4|        
  Niagara IceDogsOHL27 7 310 4|Playoffs5 1 23
 2013-2014 Niagara IceDogsOHL58 34 3771 36|Playoffs7 0 11
  Canada U18WJC-187 3 14 6|        
 2014-2015 Niagara IceDogsOHL- - -- -|        

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2014 NHL Draft Rankings

1. C Sam Reinhart Kootenay Ice
2. D Aaron Ekblad Barrie Colts
3. C Michael Dal Colle Oshawa Generals
4. C Leon Draisaitl Prince Albert Raiders
5. C William Nylander Rogle
6. LW Nick Ritchie Peterborough Petes
7. D Haydn Fleury Red Deer Rebels
8. D Roland McKeown Kingston Frontenacs
9. LW Sam Bennett Kingston Frontenacs
10. C Jared McCann Soo Greyhounds

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