BATHURST – Three members of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan have been named to NHL Central Scouting’s updated list of Players to Watch for the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Forward Cole Huckins has been upgraded to a ‘B’ rating as a 2nd/3rd round candidate while Riley Kidney and defenceman Zach Biggar have both been given ‘C’ ratings which indicates a 4th/5th/6th Round candidate.
Huckins, 17, is in his second season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The Fredericton, New Brunswick native has seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points in 15 games this season while playing on the team’s top line.
Kidney has scored five goals and added eight assists for 13 points in 15 games this season. The Enfield, Nova Scotia product finished the 2019-20 season with 33 points in 59 games.
Biggar is in his first season with the team after being selected in the second round of the 2019 QMJHL Draft. The 17-year-old from Portage, Prince Edward Island has five assists and a +1 rating in 15 games so far this season.
[PDF: NHL Central Scouting 2020-21 Preliminary Players to Watch list]