Ottawa Senators take D Jordan Fransoo at 186 overall

With their (as of now) penultimate selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Ottawa Senators picked North Battleford, Saskatchewan native Jordan Fransoo. The 6'2", 190-pound defenceman spent last season with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL, putting up 6G and 12A in 63GP.

As would befit a native of North Battleford, Fransoo already has a HockeyFights profile page (although it's not as full as it could be). Based on his stats line, he's a decent producer from the point, but the main part of his game sure looks like physicality. He's another solid addition to what is already a very big group of very big defensive prospects, including Jared Cowen (6'5", 227lbs), Ben Blood (6'3", 212 lbs), Michael Sdao (6'4", 221 lbs), Dmitri Megalinski (6'2", 212 lbs, awesome name), and Eric Gryba (6'3", 215 lbs).

That's 37'9" of height and more than a half-ton of defencemen right there, just among those six kids.

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