National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Nicolas Kerdiles
Selection6 (36 overall)
PositionLeft Wing
Previous TeamWisconsin
Notes: American winger is the 29th-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting and is scheduled to attend the University of Wisconsin in the fall...Recorded 20 goals and 22 assists in 50 games for the U.S. National Team Development Program in 2011-12...The son of French parents, Kerdiles was born in Texas and raised primarily in California...Has the size and offensive skill to become an effective power forward at the NHL level, but scouts worry about his tendency to disappear at times...Helped Team USA win Gold at both the 2011 and 2012 U-18 World Junior Championship.

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