The Puck Authority’s Prospect Profile: Aidan Prueter

Player Information:

Name – Aidan Prueter

Position – Center

League – Ontario Hockey League

Team – Mississauga Steelheads

Shoots – Left

Age/DOB: 18-years-old, Dec, 21st, 2001

Nation – Canadian

Height – 5’10

Weight – 170 lbs

OHL Drafted: By Saginaw Spirit, second round, 24th overall, 2017 OHL Priority Selection Draft

Potential Draft Round – third/fourth round

Potential: Bottom-six forward

NHL Comparable –  Phillip Danault


Player Notes:

Prueter is a reliable player and can be used in all situations. While watching the Steelheads, it is clear that the coaching staff have a lot of trust in Prueter and use him in all types of situations. He is a solid two-way forward who plays a significant role in the Steelheads penalty kill.

He is a jack of all trades type player who is not exceptional at one specific attribute, but has skill in most. He is skilled at tracking the puck and getting control of the puck in tight situations around the net. He is a creative player who can create chances for his team and play for long periods of time.

Overall, Prueter is a versatile two-way centre that can be relied on in all sorts of situations in a game. His NHL comparable would likely be Phillip Danault who is a strong two-way forward and is a creative and versatile player. Although his stats may not show it, there is a lot more to Aidan Prueter than his stat sheet.

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