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Senators Select Drake Batherson 121st Overall

The Senators have made their third pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

NHL: NHL Draft Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

With the 121st selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Ottawa Senators have selected Drake Batherson from the QMJHL’s Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.

Batherson is a 6-foot-1 centre recorded 22 goals and 36 assists in 61 games during his second season with the Screaming Eagles. He also put up strong postseason numbers, racking up 7 goals and 5 assists in 11 games during the team’s two-round run. At one point, he was leading the league in points during the second round.

He is an over-ager, but the Senators are catching the 19-year-old immediately after a breakout season.

Below is his first ever goal in the QMJHL. It’s a beauty.