NHL 2010 Top Draft Prospects: Quinton Howden

Posted: 6th June 2010 by Alan Bass in NHL
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When you are the first overall pick in WHL Bantam Draft, there are going to be some expectations that come with it. Quinton Howden, the 6'3", 183-pound left winger for the Moose Jaw Warriors, has surpassed those expectations. “He's making the adjustments, which is what you want to see,” Sports Illustrated says. “He always got by on size before. Now he's showing more drive, more commitment to physical play and he's working hard at both ends. He has a good release and is willing to get into the greasy areas to make the most of it.” After being selected first in 2007, Howden had a terrible rookie year, putting up 30 points in 62 games, but having a minus-37 rating, showing how horrible he was defensively. Altogether, he simply was not a responsible skater. However, aft ...

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