OHL playoff impact on draft prospects
April, 12, 2013
By Victoria Matiash | ESPN Insider
Claus Andersen/Getty ImagesJordan Subban hasn't posted big numbers, but has been defensively sound.Approaching the second half of April, we're well into the meat and potatoes portion of the Ontario Hockey League postseason. Not only is one OHL club that much closer to punching its ticket to the Memorial Cup Final, but members of the 2013 NHL draft class are trying to make the most of whatever opportunity remains to dazzle the NHL scouting community. Soon there will only be a quartet of teams left in contention.
While four clubs continue to battle it out west, the Eastern Conference final is solidified. Sweeping the Sudbury Wolves in four straight, the Belleville Bulls have earned the right to face the Barrie Colts in the battle for the Bobby Orr Trophy. Production-wise, Bulls' defenseman Jordan Subban hasn't had too stellar a campaign -- netting only two goals and an assist through 10 contests. But he's an impressive plus-10. And there's still a minimum of four games remaining for the puck-moving D-man to make more offensive noise.