Jordan Kyrou

by dabrams2021 on August 11, 2017

Jordan Kyrou - photo courtesy: Aaron Bell/CHL Images

Jordan Kyrou, RW/C

Shoots: R

Height: 6-00

Weight: 180

Born: 1998-05-08

Hometown:  Toronto, ON

Drafted: St. Louis, 35th overall 2016

 

Observations:

August 2017 – St. Louis Blues 2nd Round pick 2016.  Kyrou was a favorite of some scouts and he showed some tremendous skill in the World Junior Summer Showcase. Kyrou scored four goals and an assist in three games.  Kyrou seems on his way in time to make an impact for the St. Louis Blues. Doug Abrams

 

February 2017 - The Blues have to be ecstatic with their selection of Kyrou in the second round in 2016. The fleet footed forward has taken his game to a whole new level in 2016-17. Serving as an assistant captain for the Sarnia Sting, Kyrou has scored 25 times and added twice as many helpers to give him 75 points in just 54 games. He currently sits fourth in the OHL in scoring, fourth in assists and is 30 points ahead of the next highest scorer on Sarnia. He's managed to registered a shot in 53 of 54 games including a mammoth 15 December 4, 2016 against Niagara. Kyrou's also the current owner of the longest consecutive game point streak in the OHL, and second longest of the season, currently sitting at a cool 20 games in which he's managed 34 points. Depending on how Sarnia fares from here on out and whether or not they make the playoffs, there's a good chance we see Kyrou in the AHL before the year is over. Brad Phillips

 

September 2016 – Among the casualties from the first round of cuts in St. Louis is 2016 second rounder Kyrou. He'll be back in Sarnia, along with new teammate and fellow cut-ee Filip Helt, where he"ll look to improve on an encouraging second season. With Zacha and Konecny likely not returning, there's a great opportunity for Kyrou to take on a larger share of the offensive load. Brad Phillips

 

July 2016 – St. Louis has come to terms on a three-year, entry-level deal with the second pick from the 2016 Draft Jordan Kyrou. He's a long shot to make the team this year but there's a high probability that he will be the first player from the Blues most recent draft class to make it to the NHL. Brad Phillips

 

June 2016 – With their second pick in the 2016 Draft the Blues selected the talented Jordan Kyrou out of Sarnia. Skating in his second full season with the Sting, Kyrou found the back of the net 17 times while dished out 34 helpers. These numbers were placed him third in team scoring behind highly touted first rounders Pavel Zacha and Travis Konecny. In a seven game opening round loss to Sault Ste. Marie, Kyrou scored seven points. He really raised his draft stock as the year went along. He left a big impression at the CHL Top Prospects game where he was arguably the best player on the ice for either team collecting a pair of assists on both goals for Team Cherry. He was also one of the better forwards at the recent Ivan Hlinka tournament which included a four goal game (albeit against Denmark) and eight points in total which was good for a second place tie in team scoring.

He’s an elusive skater and one of the fastest of the draft (backed up by winning the Fastest Skater award at the CHL Top Prospects testing combine) and boasts exceptional playmaking ability. He’s played both wing and centre in junior but likely projects as a winger at the highest level. There’s some work to be done on the defensive side of the game (however he’s no slouch) and his shot isn’t where it needs to be to the point where it poses a threat to defending goalies, but both of these things are easily teachable. Kyrou is just starting to scratch the surface of his offensive potential and it wouldn’t be a surprise if big numbers follow in 2016-17. Brad Phillips

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: B

Second line playmaking winger who sees time on the powerplay

 

 

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