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Leason Cracks Top 10 at 2019 NHL Scouting Combine

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The 2019 NHL Scouting Combine is now in the rear view mirror, wrapping up Saturday. The event was the latest opportunity for NHL clubs to evaluate up-and-comers ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver, with CHL prospects providing promising results during the intense fitness training session.

Brett Leason found himself in the Top 10 of four categories. He was tied for fourth in Pro Agility to the right, tied for the strongest left-handed grip, tied for fourth for right-handed grip, and had the sixth-longest wingspan.

Here is how the rest of the CHL prospects performed at the 2019 NHL Scouting Combine:

Aerobic Fitness (VO2 Max)

Duration

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
5th Raphael Lavoie Halifax (QMJHL) 15:05 20th


mL/Kg/Min

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-2nd Philip Tomasino Niagara (OHL) 61.0 14th
T-2nd Trent Miner Vancouver (WHL) 61.0 6th (G)
T-3rd Raphael Lavoie Halifax (QMJHL) 59.0 20th

 

Pro Agility (Shuttle Run)

Left (Seconds)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
2nd Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 4.26 32nd
T-4th Matvey Guskov London (OHL) 4.31 65th
6th Artemi Kniazev Chicoutimi (QMJHL) 4.35 41st
T-7th Brayden Tracey Moose Jaw (WHL) 4.36 21st
T-7th Nathan Legare Baie-Comeau (QMJHL) 4.36 54th


Right (Seconds)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
1st Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 4.28 42nd
T-2nd Nicholas Robertson Peterborough (OHL) 4.32 17th
T-3rd Matvey Guskov London (OHL) 4.34 65th
T-3rd Jakob Pelletier Moncton (QMJHL) 4.34 27th
T-4th Kirby Dach Saskatoon (WHL) 4.35 3rd
T-4th Brett Leason Prince Albert (WHL) 4.35 25th
T-5th Samuel Poulin Sherbrooke (QMJHL) 4.38 22nd

 

Anaerobic Fitness – Wingate Test

Mean Power Output (Watts/Kg)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-2nd Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL) 11.5 5th
T-4th Jakob Pelletier Moncton (QMJHL) 11.3 27th
T-4th Nathan Legare Baie-Comeau (QMJHL) 11.3 54th


Peak Power Output (Watts/Kg)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-5th Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL) 16.2 5th
T-5th Raphael Lavoie Halifax (QMJHL) 16.2 20th
7th Kirby Dach Saskatoon (WHL) 15.9 3rd
8th Peyton Krebs Kootenay (WHL) 15.8 10th


Fatigue Index

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
2nd Graeme Clarke Ottawa (OHL) 39.5 45th
4th Jamieson Rees Sarnia (OHL) 41.3 30th

 

Bench Press

50% of Body Weight (Power – Watts/Kg)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
4th Matthew Robertson Edmonton (WHL) 7.36 26th
5th Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 7.2 42nd
10th Michael Vukojevic Kitchener (OHL) 6.6 55th

 

Jump Station – Force Plate

Vertical Jump (Inches)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
4th Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 23.82 42nd


Squat Jump (Inches)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
1st Taylor Gauthier Prince George (WHL) 23.19 7th (G)
T-4th Peyton Krebs Kootenay (WHL) 18.14 10th
6th Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 17.95 32nd


No Arm Jump (Inches)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
5th Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 20.8 32nd
6th Hunter Jones Peterborough (OHL) 20.45 3rd (G)
9th Nicholas Robertson Peterborough (OHL) 20.12 17th

 

Grip Strength

Left Hand Grip (Lbs)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-1st Brett Leason Prince Albert (WHL) 160 25th
T-3th Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 150 32nd
T-3th Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL) 150 5th
T-4th Nathan Legare Baie-Comeau (QMJHL) 145 54th
T-4th Mads Sogaard Medicine Hat (WHL) 145 2nd (G)
T-4th Samuel Poulin Sherbrooke (QMJHL) 145 22nd
5th Hunter Jones Peterborough (OHL) 140 3rd (G)


Right Hand Grip (Lbs)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
2nd Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 165 32nd
T-3rd Hunter Jones Peterborough (OHL) 160 3rd (G)
T-4th Brett Leason Prince Albert (WHL) 155 25th
T-4th Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 155 42nd
T-6th Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL) 145 5th

 

Height and Wingspan Measurements

Wingspan (Inches)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-4th Mads Sogaard Medicine Hat (WHL) 79.00 2nd (G)
T-4th Raphael Lavoie Halifax (QMJHL) 79.00 20th
5th Hunter Jones Peterborough (OHL) 78.75 3rd (G)
6th Brett Leason Prince Albert (WHL) 78.50 25th
T-8th Kaedan Korczak Kelowna (WHL) 78.00 32nd
T-8th Nolan Foote Kelowna (WHL) 78.00 37th

 

Pull Ups

Pull Ups Consecutive (Max No.)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
T-1st Mikhail Abramov Victoriaville (QMJHL) 16 63rd
T-1st Artemi Kniazev Chicoutimi (QMJHL) 16 41st
T-2nd Peyton Krebs Kootenay (WHL) 15 10th
T-2nd Nicholas Robertson Peterborough (OHL) 15 17th
T-4th Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 13 42nd
T-4th Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL) 13 5th

 

Standing Long Jump

Long Jump (Inches)

Finish   Player   Team (League)   Result   Draft Rank  
3rd Hunter Jones Peterborough (OHL) 116.5 3rd (G)
7th Samuel Bolduc Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) 113.3 42nd
 8th Dylan Cozens Lethbridge (WHL)  112.0 5th
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