The Avalanche opted for a larger college bound defender with their sixth selection in defenseman Ben Storm. The 6'6", 215 lbs, defenseman will begin his collegiate career with St. Cloud State this fall. He had two goals and 10 assists in 52 games with Muskegon (USHL) this past season.
Storm had two goals, 10 assists, 82 penalty minutes and was a plus-8 in 52 games for Muskegon last winter. He also was selected to play in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and had an assist.
“The first half of the season, I was not playing every night and it was a learning experience about how to never give up and keep working hard,” Storm said. “The second half of the season, I played every game and I developed and got better every game.
Source: SC Times