Sherwood Park, AB: Carter Savoie (’02) and Michael Benning (’02) have been added to the NHL Central Scouting players to watch list ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.
The Pair of University of Denver commits are on pace to achieve career seasons in 2020. In 10 games, Savoie leads the league with 14 goals and has 23 points to his name. On the blueline, Benning has been scoring at over a point per rate with 15 points (3 goals, 12 assists) and is the highest scoring defencemen in the league.
On the list, Savoie was ranked as a “B” prospect which projects him to be a 2nd or 3rd round pick. His “B” ranking was the highest of a CJHL player. While Benning received a “C” ranking which indicates he is a 4th, 5th, or 6th round candidate.