Jonathan Huberdeau Profile
Jonathan HuberdeauHt/Wt: 6' 1"/170 lbs
Team: Saint John (QMJHL)
Jonathan Huberdeau's Player ProfileHas made strides all season and might challenge for a type 5 pick the way that Ryan Johansen did last year. Huberdeau is a very great stick handler and adept passer. He will need to bulk up as he is light for his 6'1" frame. He will need further polishing in junior hockey but projects to be a top 6 player down the road.
Submitted by: Robert Urner
Jonathan Huberdeau has sky rocked up the draft ranks this year after 70 point increase from his rookie year. Huberdeau is currently playing for the St. John Sea Dogs of The QMJHL who recently won the league title and is currently in the memorial cup. The surprising thing is that Huberdeau raised his level of play during the playoff run, notching 30 points in only 19 games, he was named Playoff MVP.
Huberdeau is a force on the ice, watch for him to be picked within in the top 7 in the entry draft. His skill, his size and his hands will make a team select him in the draft. Watch for a team to let Huberdeau develop for a year before making the jump to the NHL. He will only continue to get to better as he develops a scoring forward.
A part of his game that is underrated is his two-way game, he is considered as a scoring forward but the biggest aspect that could lead to Huberdeau jumping too the NHL next year is his excellent two way game, the coach can have him out in any situation.
Submitted by: Jeff Bomben
A top end two-way center with offensive capabilities. Huberdeau excels in all three zones, and is an adept passer as well as a finisher. Known for clutch play, Huberdeau excelled in the Memorial Cup winning Tournament MVP for his strong outing. He has good size with a long reach, as well as high end offensive vision. His passes are tape-to-tape and he has an accurate shot. He does everything well, and goes into the dirty areas, showing his leadership potential. He can play both center or wing, and has a lot of flash doing so. If you’re looking for a winner, look no further.
Submitted by: Brian Huddle @BrianHuddle
Has elite level skills, his hands are probably his strength. Sees the ice well, dishes well and competes at a high level. High hockey IQ—has the abilities to play top 6 as a mature NHL’er and is defensively aware enough to as a young player to pay his dues on the 3rd or 4th line and not be a liability.
NHL comparison-Mike Riberio..but a higher upside.
Areas for improvement are his quickness, top end speed is good, however his first few steps could be better.
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Jonathan Huberdeau vs Matt Provost Sep 24, 2010
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