The Calgary Flames immediately turned to filling a gap in their system and went for a defensive prospect with their second-round pick. They selected Etienne Morin 48th overall when it was their turn at the podium.
Etienne Morin player profile
Morin was born on March 9, 2005 in Valleyfield, Quebec. He weighs in at 183 lbs (83kg) and stands at 6’0″ (183 cm).
Most recently playing out of the QMJHL with the Moncton Wildcats, his 2022–23 season saw him score 21 goals and 51 assists, equating to 72 points in just 67 games played. That’s an extremely impressive mark for a defenceman and he followed it up in the playoffs posting two goals and 15 assists in 12 games before the Wildcats were eliminated.
|2018–19||Lac St-Louis Grenadiers Bantam AAA||QBAAA||26||7||12||19|
|2019–20||CIHA White U18 AAA||HEO U18||44||8||14||22|
|2020–21||CIHA Voyageurs U18 Prep||CSSHLE U18||0||0||0||0|
The instant analysis on Morin has him as a sound second-round pick and he’ll be a great addition to the Flames’ defensive depth charts.