VANCOUVER -- With his second trade of day 2 of the 2019 NHL Draft, Wild GM Paul Fenton picked up his third left-shot left wing of the weekend with the third-round selection (No. 75 overall) of Adam Beckman of the WHL's Spokane Chiefs. Fenton sent a third-round pick in 2020 to Nashville for the right to jump back into the third round.
Here is a look at Adam Beckman's stats:
Weight: 168 lbs.
Hometown: Saskatoon, SK, CAN
2018-19 team: Spokane (WHL)
NHL Central Scouting Rank: 34th (North American skaters)
Scouting report: Beckman led Spokane with 32 goals in the 2018-19 regular season which ranked second among all WHL rookies. The WHL's Rookie of the Month for March added 30 assists to eclipse the 60-point mark in 68 games played and tacked on another eight goals and 12 points in 15 postseason games.
Beckman relies on hockey sense and positioning more than anyone as a high-end skill but scouts say his skating and scoring abilities have great potential for growth.
P.J. Fenton, Wild Amateur Scout: "Smart, two-way player that can score and has good hockey sense."