Position: Center | Height: 6-foot-2 | Weight 194 lbs
FanHouse Ranking: No. 24 | Age: 18 | Hometown: Centerville, Minnesota
Before the year was out, he was seeing time on the power play, and his overall ice time seemed to grow.
Despite that development, there are rumors Pitlick won't play college hockey anymore. Sources have Pitlick at least considering a jump to major juniors, where he would play for the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League, who own his rights.
Pitlick has plenty of size. He's a strong kid who showed a willingness to bang bodies regularly in college. His uncle was NHL defenseman Lance Pitlick, but Tyler Pitlick is certainly going to have more offensive flair. He could end up being a very solid NHL winger, even if he never develops into a front-line player.