Anaheim Ducks Select Tyson Hinds 76th Overall In 2021 NHL DraftJul 24, 2021
The Ducks selected defenseman Tyson Hinds of Rimouski of the QMJHL in the third round (76th overall pick) of the 2021 NHL Draft today. Anaheim acquired the pick in a trade with Montreal in exchange for the Ducks' third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.
Hinds, 18 (3/12/03), split the 2020-21 season with Shawinigan and Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), recording 6-10=16 points with a +10 rating and 13 PIM in 33 games. He led Rimouski defensemen in scoring, goals and ranked second in assists. He also earned one assist in six QMJHL playoff games. He was ranked as the No. 73 North American Skater by NHL Central Scouting entering the draft.
The 6-3, 178-pound defenseman has collected 8-19=27 points with a +15 rating and 33 PIM in 87 career QMJHL games with Shawinigan and Rimouski. A native of Gatineau, Quebec, Hinds earned one assist with Team Canada at the 2020 U-17 World Hockey Championship.