2014 NHL Draft Profile: Sam Bennett
FloridaPanthers.com takes a look at Central Scouting's No. 1 ranked North American Skater.
Tuesday, 05.27.2014 / 2:00 PM ET / 2013 NHL Draft
By FloridaPanthers.com Staff
Leading up to the 2014 draft, FloridaPanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. With the number 1 pick, the Panthers have a lot of players to choose from. What direction and who will they pick?
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Frontenacs' Bennett Named Top CHL Prospect
(05.24.14) There might not be a consensus top pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, but the Canadian Hockey League award voters made their choice Saturday, naming Samuel Bennett the top prospect in the league.
Bennett, a center with the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League, was ninth in the OHL with 91 points in 57 games. He led his team in points, goals (36), assists (55), plus/minus rating (plus-34) and power-play goals (10). He had a league-best 25-game scoring streak in which he scored 17 goals and 46 points.
Kingston's Bennett Turns Focus To NHL Draft
(04.16.14) Kingston Frontenacs center Samuel Bennett watched with great interest the Florida Panthers win the NHL Draft Lottery in Toronto.
Bennett is No. 1 on NHL Central Scouting's final list of the top North American skaters eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft.