Blyth Academy Present at NHL Top Prospects Game

Two of Blyth Academy’s students participated in the latest NHL Top Prospects Game – Team Cherry vs. Team Orr.

One of Blyth Academy Downsview Park’s current students, Owen Tippett, who is projected to be drafted in the top 5 of the upcoming NHL Draft had a goal and an assist to help Team Cherry to a 7-5 win over Team Orr in Monday night’s CHL/NHL Top Prospects game.

Alex Formenton from the London Knights, and a current Blyth Academy London student, came in the top 3 of the skill competitions listed below (see full list). The Knights have 2 players at the Top Prospects game (Formenton and Robert Thomas), both Blyth Academy London students. Also in attendance was Nick Suzuki, a former Blyth Academy London student.

Below are the tests/skills that Blyth Academy student’s finished in the top 3 of:

Transition Agility:

1 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

2 – Antoine Crete-Belzile (Blainville-Boisbriand Armada)

3 – Henri Jokiharju (Portland Winterhawks)

Transition Agility with Puck:

1 – Owen Tippett (Mississauga Steelheads)

2 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

3 – Markus Phillips (Owen Sound Attack)

Weave Agility:

1 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

2 – Kailer Yamamoto (Spokane Chiefs)

3 – Antoine Morand (Acadie-Bathurst Titan)

Weave Agility with Puck:

1 – Kailer Yamamoto (Spokane Chiefs)

2 – Nico Hischier (Halifax Mooseheads)

3 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

Reaction with Puck:

1 – Juuso Valimaki (Tri-City Americans)

2 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

3 – Michael Rasmussen (Tri-City Americans)

Off-Ice Tests:

Vertical Jump:

1 – Alex Formenton (London Knights)

2 – Jake Leschyshyn (Regina Pats)

3 – Jacob Paquette (Kingston Frontenacs)

Grip Right:

1 – Adam Ruzicka (Sarnia Sting)

2 – Owen Tippett (Mississauga Steelheads)

3 – Jacob Paquette (Kingston Frontenacs)

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