Quinton Byfield
North American Skater - SUDBURY, OHL
Final Rank:2Midterm Rank:2
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 4"Weight:215
Born:August 19, 2002
Born in:Newmarket, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2020: LAK (1st Round / 2nd Overall) 

• Led the Sudbury Wolves and ranked 14th in OHL scoring with 32-50—82 in 45 GP in 2019-20. His 1.82 P/GP ranked tied for fifth among OHL skaters.

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

• Named an OHL Third Team All-Star at the conclusion of the 2019-20 season

• CHL & OHL Rookie of the Year in 2018-19

• Can become just the third Sudbury Wolves player to be selected among the top five of the NHL Draft, following Mike Foligno in 1979 (No. 3 by DET) and Benoit Pouliot in 2005 (No. 4 by MIN)

• Collects bow ties and has approximately 20 in his wardrobe


Scouting Report: Powerful skater with breakaway speed. Excellent puck possession player with superior vision, creativity and playmaking ability. Heavy, accurate shot that can overpower goaltenders. Physically ready for the pro game. Works hard all over the ice with relentless play and never gives up on a puck. Plays in all situations and can take over a game at any time.


Current Player Comparable: Evgeni Malkin

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2020-2021ONTARIOAHL257111818
2020-2021CANADA (2021 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR72574
2019-2020SUDBURYOHL4532508244
2019-2020CANADA (2020 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR70114
2019-2020CAN U18 (2019 Ivan Hlinka Memorial)ITLTOUR53254
2018-2019SUDBURYOHL6429326138