Some Team is Going to Take Ridly Greig in the First-Round, but Should They?
It’s tough to imagine a scenario where Brandon Wheat Kings centre Ridly Greig isn’t a first-round pick. Yet, Greig doesn’t appear anywhere in EliteProspects’ top-62. In fact, he doesn’t show up until No. 84 overall.
Despite our skepticism, there’s no shortage of reasons why many NHL teams feel differently. Greig tooks the reins as Brandon’s No. 1 centre, leading the team in points per game with 1.07 while making life miserable for the opposition.
Let’s focus on that last part for a minute — the physicality. There’s no scrum Greig won’t join, and if there isn’t one, he creates one. While his motor occasionally dips (can’t run at 100 percent all the time), he’s often pinballing off one crunching check to the next. As he continues to fill out, his potential as high-end physical player only lo
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