Dawson Mercer
North American Skater - CHICOUTIMI, QMJHL
Final Rank:10Midterm Rank:6
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 0"Weight:180
Born:October 27, 2001
Born in:Carbonear, NL, CAN
Drafted: 2020: NJD (1st Round / 18th Overall) 

• Recorded 24-36—60 in 42 GP split between Drummondville (26 GP) and Chicoutimi (16 GP) in 2019-20

• Can become the seventh Newfoundland-born player to be selected in the first-round of the NHL Draft and second in as many years (Alex Newhook: No. 16 in 2019)

• Member of Team Canada’s gold medal-winning entry at the 2020 World Junior Championship

• Became first player from Newfoundland to win World Junior gold since John Slaney in 1991


Scouting Report: Smart and skilled forward with a strong desire to make a difference every shift. Uses his speed and quickness to his advantage. Slippery and tough to contain. Plays in all situations – a responsible two-hundred-foot player. Very good hockey sense.


Current Player Comparable: Patrice Bergeron

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2020-2021CHICOUTIMIQMJHL231917366
2020-2021CANADA (2021 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR72462
2019-2020DRUMMONDVILLEQMJHL2618244221
2019-2020CHICOUTIMIQMJHL16612184
2019-2020CANADA (2020 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR70000
2018-2019DRUMMONDVILLEQMJHL6830346450
2017-2018DRUMMONDVILLEQMJHL6111152625