Miles Gendron

Hometown:

Shrewsbury Massachusetts

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1996-06-28

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

3rd round (70th overall), 2014

Weight:

170 lbs.

Probability of Success

History

2010-11: Miles Gendron skated for the CM Outlaws in the Massachusetts Midget Select League in the fall before playing for Rivers School in New England prep hockey. He scored 7 goals with 5 assists in 15 games with the Outlaws. In 24 games for Rivers, coached by former NHLer Shawn McEachern, he scored 2 goals with 6 assists in his freshman season.

2011-12: Gendron played in 24 games for Rivers School in his sophomore season. He scored 7 goals with 9 assists. The Red Wings missed the NEPSHIHA tournament; finishing 15-12-1 and ranked 35th amongst New England prep schools.

2012-13: Gendron skated for Rivers School and was invited to USA Hockey's Select 17 Festival. Converted from forward to defense by McEachern in mid-season, he scored 12 goals with 16 assists in 28 games. Rivers was seeded second heading into the Piatelli/Simmons Small School tournament but fell to 7th-seed Holderness, 3-2, in overtime. Gendron was selected by Moncton in the 10th round (191st overall) in the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft and by Lincoln in the 13th round (191st) of the 2013 USHL Entry Draft.

2013-14: Gendron, converted to defense full-time, skated for the Neponset Valley River Rats U18 team and received the John Carlson award as the top senior high school player in eastern Massachusetts for his play at Rivers. In September he committed to playing college hockey at the University of Connecticut in 2015-16. He scored 1 goal with 8 assists and 9 penalty minutes in 11 games for the River Rats. A team captain at Rivers, he scored 6 goals with 13 assists in 22 games as the Red Wings captured the Eberhart Division championship. Gendron was ranked 74th amongst North American prospects in Central Scouting's final rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

2014 NHL Draft: Ottawa Senators draft review

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Andreas Englund - Ottawa Senators

Photo: Defenseman Andreas Englund was one of three defensemen selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 2014 NHL Draft. The Senators picked Englund 40th overall. (courtesy of Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

 

Prior to the NHL Draft, Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray possessed distinct, possibly incompatible priorities: trade Jason Spezza, and replace the 2014 first round pick which he dealt last summer in exchange for Bobby Ryan. The former happened days later in a deal that sent Spezza to the Dallas Stars, but the latter move never materialized.

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