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2016 NHL Draft: Ducks Select Tyler Soy 205th Overall

The center from the WHL's Victoria Royals was born in Richmond, British Columbia.

With the 205th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Anaheim Ducks selected Tyler Soy of the Victoria Royals.

Soy went undrafted in 2015 (to the shock of many), but the 6'0, 173 lb skater put himself on the map this season, leading the Royals with 46 goals - and ranking second on the team with 85 points, including 39 assists. He was also voted Most Sportsmanlike Player in the WHL.

Like Dostie, Soy is a smaller, skilled forward. He is also a strong skater with an accurate shot, and is regarded as a competitive presence on the ice. He has the ability to create space and passing outlets when the puck is on his stick. Soy was also selected for Canada's 2015 Gold medal-winning World Juniors team. Though he only played in four games, Soy scored two assists, and the opportunity increased his visibility.

Soy is not projected to be an elite-level playmaker in the NHL, but could potentially emerge as a skilled second- or third-line presence on the Ducks' roster.