The Nashville Predators have selected center Patrick Harper with their fifth round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft.
Harper will be turning 18-years old at the end of July and is expected to be joining Boston University this Fall. In 2015-16 Harper primarily played with Avon Old Farms School (USHS) where he produced 59 points (20 goals, 39 assists) in 27 games. He also played for Neponset Valley River Rats U-18 (MHSL U-18) where he scored 32 points (19 goals, 13 assists) in 13 games as well as participating in 9 games with the Omaha Lancers (USHL) where he scored 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) in 9 games. He is the second forward, and center, selected by the Predators in the 2016 NHL Draft through their first six selections.
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