Colorado Avalanche Take Nick Henry in NHL Draft
Regina Pats forward Nick Henry was drafted in the 4th round, 94th overall by the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
The product of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, scored 35 goals and had 46 assists for 81 points in 72 games last season.
Henry finished second among all WHL rookies in points and goals and led the way at plus 32. His 13 powerplay goals ranked first as well.
The 17-year-old was acquired by the Pats in a trade with the Everett Silvertips in 2016.
Henry was ranked number 25 in North America by the NHL’s Central Scouting Service ahead of the draft.