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Avalanche Selects Colby Ambrosio 118th Overall in 2020 NHL Draft

Forward heading to Boston College

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Avalanche selected center Colby Ambrosio with the 118th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2020 NHL Draft on Wednesday.

Ambrosio, 18, has spent the past two seasons playing for the Tri-City Storm in the United States Hockey League and is attending Boston College this season.

The Welland, Ontario, native recorded a career-high 50 points (26 goals and 24 assists) in 48 games for the Storm in 2019-20 after producing 12 goals and 12 assists in 57 contests in 2018-19. He was tied for first in power-play points in the USHL last season, tallying 13 goals and adding 11 assists on the man advantage.

The 5-foot-8, 170-pound forward was rated as the 71st-ranked North American skater on NHL Central Scouting's final list of the top draft-eligible prospects.

Avalanche Draft Central has complete coverage of Colorado's 2020 picks at ColoradoAvalanche.com/Draft. This year's draft was held virtually due to concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic

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