Name: Brock Boeser Age: 20
Canucks Prospects Ranking: 1 Last season: Boeser overcame wrist surgery to put up 16 goals in 32 games with the University of North Dakota. He carried that pace into the NHL and had four goals in nine games with the Canucks to end the season.
The skinny: Boeser has been a scoring machine in college and he has skills that are translatable in the NHL, including a really accurate shot, which we saw in Vancouver in April. The only real question for Boeser is when he’s going to arrive for good with the Canucks. Some think the Canucks want to wait half a season, to give him some seasoning in Utica. If he scores at all in the pre-season, however, that plan would likely be turfed to start the Boeser era.