Kerby Rychel Winnipeg Hockey Talk Prospect

Kerby Rychel

League: OHL     Team: Windsor Spitfires

DOB: Oct. 7, 1994     Born: Los Angeles, CA   Hometown: Tecumseh, ON

Height: 6’1      Weight: 200
Position: LW    Shoots: Left
Games: 68   Goals: 40   Assists: 47    points: 87   Plus/Minus: -21     PIM: 94


Kerby Rychel played this past season in the OHL for the Windsor Spitfires.  If you were wondering his father is ex-NHLer Warren Rychel.  Scouts consider Rychel as one of the better scorers in the the 2013 draft class.

Buzz Words

He has a very hard accurate shot, a pro release and has good finish around the net.  He is a good play-maker, see’s the ice very well and has a very high hockey IQ.  Kerby Rychel is considered a good but not great skater but he continues to work hard on trying to improve his skating.  

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2013 Draft Prospect Kerby Rychel


He is well built and has a solid frame. Rychel is a strong fore-checker that is very strong on the puck,  finishes  his checks and goes into the greasy areas of the ice to make a play.  He’s not afraid to drop the gloves and doesn’t back down from a challenge.  Rychel works very hard and is very competitive.

Draft Range

Kerby Rychel is projected to be scoring winger that will play on a teams top 2 forward lines.  Like most young players if he wants to make an impact at the next level he will have to work of his skating, consistency and defensive game.  The overall consensuses seems to have Rychel being drafted in the 20-26 range. 

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