2017 NHL Entry Draft

Cody Glass

CODY GLASSCanada

VEGAS • ROUND: 1 OVERALL: 6

 

Previous Team: Portland Winterhawks (WHL)

Hockey Draft Central Ranking: No. 6

Vital Statistics

Position: C • Height: 6-1¾ • Weight: 180 • Shoots: Right
Birthdate: April 1, 1999 • Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Additional Information

Current Status: ACTIVE | STATS
Previous: Winnipeg Hawks (Ban. AAA); Winn. Thrashers (Mid. AAA)
First NHL Contract: Signed July 15, 2017
WHL Bantam Draft: 2014 by Portland (Round 1, No. 19 Overall)
WHL Debut: Dec. 27, 2014 (Portland at Seattle)
First WHL Goal: Oct. 9, 2015 (Portland vs. Spokane)

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Quotes from Major Draft Guides

• "He's skilled, very smart. He needs to raise his compete lebvel. His work ethic is good, but when it comes to digging in, he has to raise his game." (Anonymous Scout, Hockey News Draft Preview)

• "Smart player, good vision, attacks on the rush and creates his chances off the rush. Lots to like about his game -- good size, speed, solid work ethic and creates chances with skill and vision. Plays like a pro." (Milan Dragicevic, ISS Scout)

• "Glass is one of the premiere playmakers in this draft thanks to his puck-protection skills, elite vision and soft hands. What makes him even more valuable is his great all-around game at such a tender age. He anticipates and reads the play well at both ends and does a tremendous job cutting off the middle of the ice." (Recrutes.ca)

• "Glass is extremely effective at taking away pucks and plays sneaky a sneaky good defense game, utilizing his long reach and deceptively quick feet. He has a knack for causing breakdowns in opponent’s offense and is a pest on the forecheck. Shows really good back pressure on puck carriers." (HockeyProspect.com Black Book)

• "Has a knack for finding open space in prime scoring areas and getting the puck to net. Does a good job protecting the puck with defenders draped all over him in the offensive zone." (Red Line Report)