Draft Reflections: Nick Suzuki and projecting pace

Reviewing draft picks is an unfair but necessary exercise. A lot can go wrong or right for prospects following the draft. Teams develop talent differently and injuries cut careers short, but evaluating players is about making the best of imperfect information. 

It's no different when studying previous drafts. There are important lessons to learn, some that could prove crucial to future rankings.

Coming off a season where he scored 96 points in 65 games with the Owen Sound Attack, Nick Suzuki was projected as a high pick in the 2017 draft, his creativity and playmaking skills making him one of the most offensively talented forwards in the OHL.

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