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Prospect Preview: Danny Zhilkin (Guelph Storm)

  Danny Zhilkin, also known as Daniil, is a top-rated North American prospect. Zhilkin originally grew up in Moskva, Russia. He would then move to Canada to pursue hockey.  Zhilkin played for The Toronto Marlboros organization in the GTHL (Greater Toronto Hockey League), a youth hockey league. Zhilkin was eligible for the 2019 OHL Draft, along with fellow teammates Wyatt Johnston, Ethan Del Mastro, and Artem Guryev. In his OHL draft year, Zhilkin would play 69 games and score a solid 32 goals and 25 points. He would be selected to play in the GTHL All-Star game, and his team would play in The OHL Cup. Danny played in four OHL Cup round-robin games scoring two points. Danny Zhilkin would be selected 14th overall by the Guelph Storm during the OHL Entry Draft. That summer Zhilkin, would sign and agree to play for Guelph. During his first OHL season (2019-20), the rookie would play 60 games. He would score just 15 points in a limited rookie role. Although Zhilkin would be selected to play