2016 Rangers Draft Review

Sean Day, Defenseman
Drafted 81st Overall, 2016 NHL Entry Draft

  • Day was born on Jan. 9, 1998 in Leuven, Belgium but was raised in Detroit, Michigan.
  • The 18-year-old defenseman is listed at 6’2″ and 228 pounds, and is a left-handed shot.
  • He has spent the last three seasons with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL after receiving exceptional-player status to play in the OHL as a 15-year-old.
  • In 178 OHL games, Day has recorded 74 points (22 goals, 52 assists) and 123 penalty minutes.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING 

“The Hockey News’ Draft Preview had pegged Day to be selected in the 67th spot. With that in mind, one could say that the Rangers did well corralling him fourteen notches higher.” — Stan Fischler


OTHER PICKS:

Tarmo Reunanen, D, TPS Jr./Finland-Jr. (Round 4 – 98th Overall)

Tim Gettinger, LW, Sault Ste. Marie/OHL (Round 5 – 141st Overall)

Gabriel Fontaine, C, Rouyn-Noranda/QMJHL (Round 6 – 171st Overall)

Tyler Wall, G, Leamington/GOJHL (Round 6 -174th Overall)

Ty Ronning, RW, Vancouver/WHL (Round 7 -201st Overall)