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Profile for Jake Bean (added 7/5/16 before prospect camp)

With their first pick in the 2016 NHL draft (#13 overall), the Carolina Hurricanes selected defenseman Jake Bean. Bean hails from Western Canada and played the 2015-16 season for the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. Bean is a skating, scoring and puck-moving defenseman who notched impressive 24 goals and 64 points in 68 games in 2015-16. As is a common theme, he has been described as cerebral and creatively offensively from the back end. He projects to be the kind of defenseman that is an offensive catalyst from the blue line.


Reading list of external articles about Jake Bean

Steve Kournianos at The Draft Analyst profiles Bean here.

Eric Engels at Sportsnet has the 411 on Bean in this article.

Brad Simpson at SBNation’s Eyes on the Prize has a detailed albeit Habs-centric article with some highlights for Jake Bean.

Ryan Pike at The Hockey Writers profiles Jake Bean here.

Ben Kerr from Last Word on Sports offers this profile for Bean.

Added 7/5/16 before Hurricanes prospect camp————————————————–

Ben Pope from The News & Observer had this to say about Bean on the eve of the prospect camp.



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