NHL Draft 2018 Preview: Nico Gross
Gross was the Generals 2017 Import Draft selection and has now completed his rookie season in the Ontario Hockey League. He appeared in 58 games accumulating 4 goals and 10 assists for 14 points. Gross appeared in the Sherwin-Williams Top Prospect game in Guelph, suiting up for Team Cherry who took home the victory.
Gross has played for his country on numerous occasions at an international level and twice at World Junior Hockey Championships. This past December he was an assistant captain on the team at the World Juniors and saw high praise amongst the media covering the tournament for his play on the blue line and his leadership with the team.
Heading into the 2018 NHL Draft, Nico took part in the NHL Combine held in Buffalo the first weekend in June, giving the team’s a chance to interview him and assess his physical fitness. Nico along with his teammates Allan McShane and Serron Noel attended the event with other top prospects for this year’s draft. In final NHL Central Scouting rankings, Gross sat 56th for North American skaters.
The NHL Draft will take place in Dallas, Texas June 22nd and 23rd 2018. Stay tuned to the Generals social media for draft coverage during the weekend.
Nico Gross 17-18 Season Goal Compilation