National Hockey League Draft Profile William Carrier
St. Louis (LOS)
27 (57 overall)
Cape Breton (QMJHL)
Notes: 2013-14: Selected by St. Louis in the 2nd round (57th overall) of the NHL Draft; Traded to Buffalo in a five-player deal, Feb. 28th.
Assets: Already has NHL-ready size and isn't afraid to plays a physical game. Also boasts a hard shot and strong playmaking ability. Flaws: Is not considered a polished player overall and needs to work on become a stronger skater. Coming off a season-ending ankle injury that cut his 2012-13 QMJHL season in half.