2017 NHL Entry Draft

Josh Brook




Previous Team: Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)

Hockey Draft Central Ranking: No. 58

Vital Statistics

Position: D • Height: 6-1 • Weight: 182 • Shoots: Right
Birthdate: June 17, 1999 • Hometown: Roblin, Manitoba

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous Team: Wilcox Notre Dame (Sask. Bantam/Midget AAA)
WHL Bantam Draft: 2014 by Moose Jaw (Round 1, No. 4 Overall)
WHL Debut: Nov. 26, 2014 (Moose Jaw at Saskatoon)
First WHL Goal: Nov. 21, 2015 (Moose Jaw at Spokane)

Long Journey to NHL Comes to Fruition
Jack of All Trades, But a Master of None
Draft Year Offered Chance to Break Out

Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "He's a nice, steady, puck-moving, two-way defenseman. He has some offensive ability, but I don't think he's going to be a lead power-play guy. But he's a very good passer and a good defender." (Anonymous Scout, Hockey News Draft Preview)

• "Very nice skater who is always in motion and always seems to be involved in the play. Defensively, he is solid, but can be a little soft and let guys get positioning on him a little too easy. Has the potential to be a very good defenseman, but there is still some fine-tuning to do." (Mark Sauer, ISS Scout)

• "He was terrible (at World Under-18's). He didn’t look like he had a whole lot of sense out there. I know it was a bad tournament for him, I felt sorry for him ... I thought 'he couldn’t possibly be that bad.'" (Anonymous NHL Scout, Recrutes.ca)

• "Josh’s play can sometimes be erratic. He has a solid work-ethic and compete level which can help him offensively, but he lacks patience and structure in other parts of his game. In his own end, he can run around and waste energy as he does not have the physical strength to overpower forwards in the corners." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)

• "Complementary offensive talent gets fantastic snap on his passes, firing long-range rockets cross-ice. Quietly pinches down when opposition disregards weak side, then funnels passes towards net." (Red Line Report)