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RELEASE: Oilers select Evan Bouchard in first round of 2018 NHL Draft

The Edmonton Oilers, with their first round selection, tenth overall in the 2018 NHL Draft, selected defenceman Evan Bouchard

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

DALLAS, TX - The Edmonton Oilers, with their first round selection, tenth overall in the 2018 NHL Draft, selected defenceman Evan Bouchard.

Bouchard, 18, led the OHL's London Knights in scoring in 2017-18, with 87 points (25G, 62A), while posting a +23 plus-minus rating.

The native of Oakville, ON served as team captain in London, and was a finalist for the Max Kaminsky Trophy as OHL Defenceman of the Year and the Red Tilson Trophy as Most Valuable Player.

The 6'2", 195-pound righthanded blueliner also played for Canada's National Under-18 Team at the 2016 Hlinka Cup, where Canada finished fifth. 

 

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