Colorado Avalanche Top 10 Prospects After Draft

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Colorado Avalanche prospect #9 — D Kyle Wood

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Kyle Wood is even taller than Geertsen, standing 6-f00t-5 — one inch more than Geertsen. Wood just finished his second full season with the OHL’s North Bay Battalion and was an extremely valuable part of his team. While Geertsen is projecting as a pure shutdown defenseman, Wood also shows promising offensive skill.

For the future, Wood projects as a physical two-way defenseman for the bottom-four. He could need some more time to round out his skill-set in the OHL and AHL, before getting his first call-ups as early as two years from now.

NHL-ready: 2018-19

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