National Hockey League Draft Profile Nicholas Baptiste
8 (69 overall)
Notes: Mid-season rankings - 105; Final rankings - 61
2012-13 - Sudbury (OHL) - 66 gp, 21 G, 27 A, 48 Pts, 44 PIM
Assets: Has good scoring instincts and projectable size. Skates very well and understands how to get into open ice to force defenses' hands. Also has some grit to his game. Flaws: Needs to start playing a more consistent brand of hockey in order to maximize his scoring output as a professional. Also needs to get stronger to better handle bigger defensemen. Career Potential: Scoring winger with upside. Editorial supplied by 'The Sports Forecaster'