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Columbus Blue Jackets Draft Luca Pinelli #114 Overall

Luca Pinelli burst onto the scene this year for the 67s, scoring 29 goals and 63 points in 67 OHL games. He more than doubled his goal totals from a year ago, and nearly doubled his points total as well, while proving to be a rising offensive star for his junior team.

Luca Pinelli, 5’9″, 170 pounds
Ottawa 67s (OHL)
4th round (#114 overall), 2023 NHL Draft
Playstyle comparisons: Yanni Gourde, Viktor Arvidsson
NHL upside: middle six two-way threat
Professional ETA: 2025 or 2026

Luca is the younger brother of LA Kings prospect Francesco Pinelli – who was picked in the second round (#42 overall) in 2021.