he Los Angeles Kings selected Island Lake, Ill., native Alex Turcotte with the fifth overall pick of the 2019 NHL Draft.

Alex Turcotte

Position: Forward
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 185 lbs
Age: 18
Club: USA U-18 (NTDP)
Nationality: American

Turcotte was the fourth-ranked North American skater in the draft by NHL Central Scouting and was projected to be taken in the top 10.

The tenacious, two-way center plays the game at a high speed and possesses a strong hockey IQ. His elite skill set combined with a tireless work ethic and competitive edge help separate him from the pack.