Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/8/11
Winter 2011: #12 Summer 2011: #11 Winter 2010: #15 Summer 2010: #16 Winter 2009: #19 Olivier Roy is a famous prospect owing to fine performances in the QMJHL and to making Team Canada's WJC U18 and U20 teams as he made his way through junior hockey. He graduated to pro level this fall and has done some good things in 2011. PRE-DRAFTRedline report: "Roy has great athleticism and flexibility and is a tough-minded competitor who never gives up on a play. While he's fairly advanced technique-wise, the problem for this typical butterfly netminder is his penchant for constantly going down to the ice too early and swimming around the crease. He gets by with that style in the junior ranks, but at only 5-11 and 163 pounds, he's too small to cover the corners, and we suspect that pro shooters will pick him apart up high and take advantage of his habit of overcommitting."  NHL Central Scouting’s Chris Bordeleau: “He catches your attention. He's steady and he plays well all the...
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