‘CANES DRAFT SETH JARVIS WITH 13TH OVERALL PICK
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes selected center Seth Jarvis with the 13th overall selection in the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft on Tuesday.
Jarvis, 18, registered 98 points (42g, 56a) in 58 games with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) in 2019-20. The 5’10”, 172-pound center ranked second in the WHL in points last season, third in goals and tied for fifth in assists. Jarvis recorded a point in 45 of 58 games and posted 28 multi-point games. He also recorded an 11-game point streak (2/4-2/29: 14g, 13a) and a 10-game point streak (1/3-1/31: 11g, 18a) in 2019-20. Jarvis was the recipient of the 2019-20 Brad Hornung Trophy, awarded annually to the WHL’s most sportsmanlike player. He has earned 139 points (58g, 81a) in 130 career WHL games with Portland.
The Winnipeg, Man., native tallied four points (2g, 2a) in five games at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, helping Team Canada earn the silver medal. He also represented Canada at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, recording five points (2g, 3a) in six games.
The 2020 NHL Draft will continue tomorrow with the second through seventh rounds (11:30 a.m. ET, NHL Network).