Scouting Report: RD5, Kings Select Forward Mikey Eyssimont

Kings_2016Draft_V1In the fifth round of the 2016 NHL Draft (142nd overall), the Los Angeles Kings selected forward Mikey Eyssimont, an over-aged prospect from St. Cloud State University.

From college scout "Eyssimontis offensive player, very skilled. Had a great year on a veteran SCSU team. Got better as the year went along"

— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) June 25, 2016

More on last tweet re: Kings pick Eyssimont- "Hewill play a huge role this upcoming season at St. Cloud."

— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) June 25, 2016

Eyssimont had 1 goal, 4 points in his first 16 college games. Then, Had 29 points (13G, GA) in the final 24 games. He also won the MVP of the NCHC conference tournament, the Frozen Faceoff. SCSU won the event.

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