Canucks GM Mike Gillis has made no bones about wanting bigger, smarter players. He proved that last night with his first round selection of Belleville Bulls’ 6’2″ center Brendan Gaunce. Today, he continued with that theme with the selection of 3 forwards and 1 defenseman, all at least 6’1″ and 3 of them having committed to play for the University of Maine, Boston University and Yale. Round 2, 57th overall: Alexandre Mallet, C, Rimouski (6′ 1″, 194 lbs.) Photo credit: TVA Sports Undrafted last year and unranked this year, Mallet (@LaMalletos_21) is a physical overager who potted 34 goals and...Click here to read more.
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