Ducks Select Defenseman Thimo Nickl with 104th Overall PickOct 7, 2020
With the 104th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Anaheim Ducks selected Thimo Nickl from Drummondville of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).
Nickl, 18 (12/4/01), recorded 10-29=39 points and 43 penalty minutes (PIM) in 58 games as a rookie with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The 6-2, 176-pound defenseman ranked second in points, scoring (remove), goals, PPG (6) and assists among club blueliners. He also ranked third in power-play points (25), fourth in assists and tied for fifth in scoring among team leaders.
A native of Klagenfurt, Austria, Nickl is the first-ever Austrian-born selection by Anaheim and the 14th Austrian selected all-time in the NHL Draft.