Self-described as a defensive defenceman, Hitmen sixth-round pick Evan Toth offers much more than just shutting down the opposition. The Manitoba native can also hold his own in the offensive zone, creating plays for his teammates.
Here’s a quick run-down of the defenceman:
Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 6th Round, 112 overall
Bantam Team: Winnipeg Monarchs Bantam AAA B1
Age Started Skating: 5 years old
Age Started Playing Hockey: 8 years old
Favourite Player: Duncan Keith – “He moves with the puck well and never gets beat back to his own net, while also being offensive at the same time. I admire it.”
Favourite Team: Montreal Canadiens
Favourite Hockey Memory: “My most favourite memories would be when people underestimated myself and the team.” Winning cities and provincials and going to Westerns this past season.
Play Style: A defensive defenceman who doesn’t get beat back in the defensive zone while also being able to contribute offensively.
Feeling On Being Drafted By The Hitmen: “I’m ecstatic and I can’t wait. I’m excited to see what the future holds with the Hitmen.”
Games Played – 34
Goals – 1
Assists – 23
Points – 24