NHL 2021 Draft Feature: Dylan Guenther, Edmonton WHL, #5 North American Skater

Dylan Guenther talking to media on NHL Draft Prospects Zoom (megasportsnews.com photo)
Dylan Guenther Edmonton WHL 2021 NHL Draft Prospect #5 North American Skater July 2021.mp3

Born: April 10, 2003 in Edmonton, Alberta,Canada

2020-21 Team Edmonton

Position: Right Wing

Height: 6’1

Weight: 181

Shoots: Right

International Scouting Services: Ranks him at #6

2020-21 Totals: Edmonton 12 games, 12 goals, 12 assists, 24 points, 2 penalty minutes

Canada WU-18, 7 games, 4 goals, 3 assists, 7 points, 0 penalty minutes

People tend to compare this 18 year-old to Mikko Rantanen and Alex Ovechkin. It’s not fair to do that, but the NHL scouts rave about his talents. He has traits of the before mention stars.

Guenther loves the power play, always sets up in the right spot and has a shot that is like a bomb when shoots those one-timers!

This year, he has added improved defense and better playmaking to his game. Always a scorer, Guenther has improved his timing, situation reading has vastly improved as well as his maturity. Also adding more drives to the net to his game makes him more dangerous.

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