"Colten is a smooth skating defenseman, who can skate the puck out of trouble and can jump up the ice with the puck.I like Colten for a lot of reasons, but most of all for his ability to take charge of the game. He projects as a support three or four defenseman, at least initially in the NHL, with a good offensive upside who won’t hurt you on defense."
Regina Pats head coach Curtis Hunt
“He’s big, strong, mean . . . and he just continues to get better.”