It was an exciting day two of the 2021 NHL Draft as Ottawa 67’s defenseman Jack Matier was selected in the 4th round, 124th overall by the Nashville Predators and forward Jack Beck was selected by the Calgary Flames in the 6th round, 168th overall.
Drafted in the first round (#21) of the 2019 OHL Draft, Matier collected 9 points in 56 games for the Barber Poles in the 2019-2020 season. Matier previously helped lead Canada to a gold medal at the 2021 IIHF U18 Championships back in May.
Drafted in the second round (#31) of the 2019 OHL Draft, Beck had a strong first season, scoring 7 goals and earning 12 assists for a total of 19 points in 56 games while playing on a line with team scoring leader Jack Quinn and Mitch Hoelscher. Beck had 33 goals and 41 assists for a total of 74 points in 73 games leading up to the 67’s drafting him in the second round in 2019.