North American Skater
Canada
Ryan
Johansen
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 192
LAST CLUB TEAM: Portland, WHL
BIRTHDATE: July 31, 1992
MID RANK: 16
HOMETOWN:
FINAL RANK: 10
BORN IN: Vancouver, BC, CAN
NHL Central Scouting’s B.J. MacDonald
"He has good on-ice vision and also angles well on the forecheck. He has the intelligence to play power-play as well as penalty kill. He can be shifty and has the ability to beat a defenseman one-on-one. Once he fills out and gains more strength he could turn raw talent into a valuable center at both ends of rink. He has displayed nice playmaking capabilities and this should continue at the next level."

Portland Winterhawks head coach and GM Mike Johnston

"Ryan Johansen has really good vision. He’s a prototypical big center – good hands, good vision, distributes the puck well, and protects the puck well in order to make plays. He’s a young kid who we use in a lot of different situations, the power play, penalty kill and key faceoffs."