QMJHL Defense

There are no defense that are projected in the first round.

2nd – 3rd Round

Pierre-Olivier Joseph (D) DOB: 1999-07-01 / H: 6′ / SH: L

  • Smart, smooth skating defenseman …  Size is below average for a defender will have trouble against bigger forwards … Good puck moving defenseman, but might not have a quality shot to run a PP.

Late Round Picks

  1. Jocktan Chainey (LD) – Two-way defender with good size.  He’s got good size (6’1) and a late birthday (Sept, 8, 99) … Positionally sound and good mobility …
  2. Leon Gawanke (D) –  RHS offensive defensman, makes good outlet passes … Average size (6’1) … Needs to work on the defensive side …
  3. Matteo Pietroniro (D) – Gritty two-way defender with offensive upside …
  4. David Noel (D) – Good puckmoving defenseman is has played well to finish the season 7 points in 8 games in the playoffs thus far.
  5. Antoine Crête-Belzile (D) – He’s a defenseman with good speed and is positionally sound … Had some injury concerns …
  6. Saku Vesterinen (D) – Solid defensive defenseman (right hand shot) … Limited offensive upside and he’s on the small side (5’11) …
  7. Darien Kielb (D) – He’s a 6’1 LHS defense …  Doesn’t bring much offense …

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