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NHL Draft Prospect Report: Jiri Tlusty

by Staff Writer / Columbus Blue Jackets will profile one of the top-10 draft prospects each day for the next 10 days leading up to the draft on Saturday, June 24. The Jackets select sixth in the NHL Draft. Click here to see the Draft History of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Jiri Tlusty
Position: Center/Wing
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Birthdate: Mar. 16, 1988
2005-06 Club: Kladno Sr. (Czech)p>

For a complete list of all the prospects that has profiled: click here.

Central Scouting Report:
Excellent, fast, mobile skater ... strong on his skates ... outstanding acceleration speed ... excellent over-all skilllevel ... has soft, good hands – a very good puck handler ... likes to go direct for the net ... hard to stop ... has a hard shot – likes to shoot a lot ... a sniper who can score in many ways ... a future All-Star player ... hard working competitor who does not shy away from the physical part of the game ... very good winning attitude ... plays with intensity and is aggressive on the ice ... needs improvement on positional and defensive game ... improved a lot during the season ...captain of Czech Under-18 team.

For a complete list of all the top prospects:
Top European Goalies
Top European Skaters
Top North American Goalies
Top North American Skaters

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