Jayce Hawryluk
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Jayce Hawryluk

Hometown:

Roblin Manitoba

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1996-01-01

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

2nd round (32nd overall), 2014

Weight:

190 lbs.

Probability of Success

History

2010-11: Jayce Hawryluk skated for the Russell Rams bantam AA team in Western Manitoba. He was selected by Brandon in the second round (32nd overall) of the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft.

2011-12: Hawryluk skated for the Parkland Rangers midget major team and played for Team Manitoba in the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup. He led the Rangers in both points and penalty minutes; scoring 31 goals with 36 assists and 138 penalty minutes in 40 games. The Rangers finished last in the Western Division. Hawryluk scored 3 goals with 4 assists in four games for Team Manitoba.

2012-13: Hawryluk made his WHL debut with Brandon as a 16-year-old and skated for Canada Western in the 2013 U17 World Hockey Challenge. He appeared in 61 of 72 games for the Wheat Kings and scored 18 goals with 25 assists; finishing -18 with 46 penalty minutes on a Brandon team that had the WHL's third worst record. Hawryluk had no points and 16 penalty minutes in four games for Canada Western at the WHC.

2013-14: Hawryluk played for Canada's U18 team at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in August before returning to Brandon for his second season with the Wheat Kings. Skating on a line with fellow 2014 NHL Draft prospect John Quenneville much of the season, he was leading Brandon in assists (31) and plus/minus (+11) as the Wheat Kings were leading the East Division in early February. Hawryluk was tied for third with 16 goals and had 35 assists after 47 games. Skating for Canada, he had his only point of the Ivan Hlinka tournament, a goal, in Canada's 4-0 gold medal game win and was +1 with 6 penalty minutes in five games. Hawryluk was ranked 42nd amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's mid-term rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

Talent Analysis

Hawryluk is an offensively skilled forward used in all situations. Shoots the puck well. Gritty forward that will drive to the net aggressively. Reliable defensively.

 

2014 U18 Video: Jayce Hawryluk, Canada

by Chapin Landvogt
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Jayce Hawryluk - Team Canada

Photo: Team Canada forward and 2014 prospect Jayce Hawryluk had his draft ranking rise in Central Scouting’s final rankings for the 2014 NHL Draft, going from 42 to his current ranking of 37 (courtesy of Chapin Landvogt/HF)

Team Canada didn't get what they came for at the 2014 IIHF U18 World Championship, but they are heading home with some hardware after winning the bronze medal game against Sweden, 3-1. A strong performance in net by Mason McDonald and goals from Brendan Perlini, Lawson Crouse and Travis Konecny were the difference in the game for the Canadians.

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