by Muki Hawkins
On Friday, the Sabres chose Power — a Toronto-area native who spent two seasons with the Steel before starring at Michigan in 2020-21 — with the first overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
At 6’6 215 pounds.
In the offensive zone, Power is a quality puck distributor. He possesses the ability to deliver crisp feeds all over the offensive zone, but his long range passing makes him an elite distributor. The Mississauga native can feed long range passing from the blue-line and that allows him to be clutch on the power play.
Owen Power is a net front defenseman. He will put pressure on any attacker, who is looking to screen. Power was still in awe after he was selected.
“It’s pretty special,” Power told ESPN. “It’s something I’ve dreamed about my whole life. I don’t know if my younger self would’ve really believed it.”