Here are three things you need to know about the Sharks first-round draft pick Ryan Merkley.
1. In 2016 Merkley was drafted first overall in the OHL draft, named Rookie of the Year, and named to the OHL First All-Rookie Team.
2. Won a gold medal as a member of Team Canada at the Hlinka Memorial Cup in 2017.
3. Has silky moves that sometimes lead to teddy bear tosses.