Sat. May 8th, 2021

By Sean Patrick Ryan

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A lot of hype around Carson Lambos coming into the season, but with him out with injury another defenceman has stepped up and made a name for himself – Olen Zellweger of Everett.

Zellweger, is an extremely intelligent and active defenceman who shows great energy & poise in all 3 zones. He doesn’t have a great shot but his offensive numbers (13 points in 11 games) are where they need to be right now if he wants to be a Top 50 pick, and he is one of the youngest players in this draft. Plus, he moves the puck extremely well. Big upside here.

Sebastien Cossa is 11-0 with a 1.45 GAA and .942 SV%. Talk about a dream start for a prospect in his draft year. Plus he’s just under 6’7″ and has tremendous athleticism for his size. He flashes a real quick glove and moves extremely well laterally. Anyone who doesn’t have him in their first round isn’t paying attention.

Our own Spencer Pomoty put out his Top 10 WHL Prospects for April. You can check it out here: WHL Top 10 Prospects.

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2021 Draft Eligibles

BirthdatePosNameGPGAPTeam
2003-04-10RWDylan Guenther12121224Edmonton
2003-01-27LWEric Alarie159817Moose Jaw
2003-05-25RWJake Chiasson158715Brandon
2003-01-04LWColton Dach168614Saskatoon
2002-09-23CRyder Korzcak931013Moose Jaw
2003-09-10LDOlen Zellweger1121113Everett
2003-05-13LWConner Roulette116612Seattle
2003-04-10LWZack Stringer156612Lethbridge
2003-02-26CLogan Stankoven67310Kamloops
2003-04-11LWSean Tschigerl146410Calgary
2003-02-16LDDru Krebs13099Medicine Hat
2002-12-04CCole Dubinsky15268Regina
2002-11-14RDVincent Lorio16358Brandon
2003-01-26CCaedan Bankier7347Kamloops
2003-01-20LDTyson Galloway10347Calgary
2003-01-10RWCarson Latimer12357Edmonton
2002-09-24CEthan Rowland17358Red Deer
2003-03-17RWChase Bertholet11246Winnipeg
2003-02-18LWBrett Hyland15156Brandon
2003-05-29LWZack Ostapchuk8235Vancouver
2003-05-29LWBlake Swetlikoff10235Spokane
2003-01-08LWLucas Ciona11145Seattle
2003-04-09RDKyle Masters13055Red Deer
2003-05-22RWTy Nash15155Lethbridge
2003-06-30LWGabe Klassen6224Portland
2003-01-12CJayden Grubbe5123Red Deer
2003-06-05CCraig Armstrong5123Prince George
2003-09-09RDRyan McCleary9123Portland
2003-01-28RWTyson Laventure15123Prince Albert
2002-10-26CDrew Englot16033Regina
2003-03-18LDElias Carmichael2112Kelowna
2003-05-14LWTy Cheveldayoff9112Spokane
2003-04-10LDKeegan Slaney10022Edmonton
2003-04-28LDNoah Allan16112Prince Albert
2003-01-15RWSteel Quiring 2101Kelowna
2003-02-05RDMarek Schneider7011Seattle
2003-05-21LDMarc Lajoie11011Tri-City
2003-03-16LWAidan Litke9101Portland
2003-01-14LDCarson Lambos2000Winnipeg
2003-05-04CTrevor Wong2000Kelowna
2003-09-12LDGraham Sward5000Spokane
2003-07-30RDAidan Brook9000Medicine Hat
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BirthdatePOSNameGPW-LGAASV%Team
2002-11-21GSebastien Cossa611-01.45.942Edmonton

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