2020 NHL Draft Preview: Quinton Byfield


Quinton Byfield

When scouts look at the abundance of size, skill and physical gifts, it’s impossible to not be excited about the player taken first overall in the 2018 OHL draft. But there are red flags with Byfield. Not many, but enough to make them a little concerned. “He’s got the most upside of any player in the draft,” said one scout. “But potential doesn’t mean realized potential. I don’t believe Quinton yet knows how good he can be.”