The Vancouver Giants would like to congratulate Dawson Holt, Brendan Semchuk and Dylan Plouffe on being included in NHL Central Scouting’s preliminary Players to Watch List ahead of the 2017 NHL Draft.
All three Giants were rated as ‘C’ prospects, meaning they candidates to be drafted in the fourth, fifth or sixth round.
Holt, a Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native, has five points in five games to begin the 2016/17 season with the Giants. The 17-year-old centreman was the eighth overall pick in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft and has represented Canada at the World Under-17 Challenge.
Semchuk, a Kamloops product, went 10th overall in the 2014 Bantam Draft. The young winger has three points in five games to begin his sophomore campaign with the Giants. He has also played for Canada at the World Under-17 Challenge.
Plouffe, a defenceman from Sherwood Park, Alberta, is back for his second season in a Giants uniform, tallying two points in the first five games of the season. The 17-year-old played 59 games for the Giants in 2015/16 after being drafted in the second round of the 2014 Bantam Draft.
The Giants return to action on Wednesday when they host the Victoria Royals at the Langley Events Centre. Puck drop is set for 7:00pm. For tickets, click here or call 604.4.GIANTS (604.444.2687).