This pick came to the Jets via the Drew Stafford trade to the Boston Bruins back in 2017. It was a conditional 6th rounder but became a 5th rounder because the Bruins made the playoffs and Stafford played in 50% of the games.
Declan Chisholm is a 6’1″ 185 lbs left shooting defenceman from Bowmanville, Ontario playing for the Peterborough Petes of the OHL.
Rankings ahead of draft:
Ranked #96 by HOCKEYPROSPECT.COM
Ranked #155 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS
Ranked #113 by ISS HOCKEY
Ranked #141 by MCKEEN’S HOCKEY
Ranked #52 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (NA Skaters).
Chisholm, 18, had 20 points (3G, 17A) in 47 games with the OHL’s Peterborough Petes last season. In two seasons with Peterborough, he has 25 points (4G, 21A) in 88 games. Internationally, he played for Canada Black at the 2017 U17 World Hockey Challenge, tallying two assists in six games.
Here is our chat with him on today’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show:
Here is his chat with the media following selection in Dallas:
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