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High-end goal scorer who possesses a good shot and the understanding of where to be in the offensive zone.


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January 2024 – Quinn was a standout player for Team Canada at the 2023 IIHF World Championship, helping Team Canada win gold against Buffalo Sabres teammate J.J. Peterka and Team Germany. During the tournament, Quinn tallied one goal and five points in seven games. He sustained an Achilles injury in June 2023 while training, derailing his opportunity to begin the 2023-2024 season with the Sabres on schedule. He made his season debut on December 19, 2023 and has scored five goals and twelve points in 17 NHL games thus far while averaging 15:58 of ice time per game. Quinn was once again injured on January 28, 2024 against the San Jose Sharks, suffering a lower-body injury late in the game after falling awkwardly on his leg. Kevin Wong

May 2023 – Quinn averaged 13:51 of ice time per game in his rookie NHL campaign, scoring 14 goals and 37 points in 75 regular-season contests. The former star goal scorer of the Ottawa 67’s spent the 2022-2023 season adapting his offensive skill set to the NHL. As the year progressed, he learned how to create enough space for himself to shoot the puck effectively, both off the rush and off the cycle. He handled his defensive responsibilities well, and spent time as a penalty killer for his team. He became more proficient at driving his line’s offense as well, improving as a forechecker over the course of the season. Quinn has been named to Team Canada’s roster at the upcoming IIHF World Championship tournament, which is set to begin later this month. –Kevin Wong

May 2022 – Quinn had a tough time in 2020-21 in the AHL as an 18-year-old (OHL was shutdown due to COVID). But in 2021-22 he put all that behind him, exploding for 61 points in 45 games and winning the AHL Rookie-of-the-Year honors. He also got into two games with the Sabres, tallying two points in the first one – but suffering an injury in the second one. Arguably the most improved NHL prospect over the past year. – Dobber

October 2020 – Quinn was drafted eighth overall by the Sabres. This can be seen as a bit of a reach because many pre-draft rankings had Quinn outside the top ten. Quinn could push for an NHL job in 2021-2022.  Jokke Nevalainen

January 2020 – At the midway point of the season, Jack Quinn has been making a name for himself and rising up draft boards. His ability to put the puck in the net is impressive although it is worth noting that had he been born four days earlier, he would have been eligible for last year’s draft. He currently leads the Ontario Hockey League in goals with 38 through 44 games, an impressive rate nonetheless. His play along the boards is strong when he is engaged as he understands how to angle off opposing players giving him the best chance to win the puck battle. Quinn’s biggest tool is his shot. While not on the same level as a Quinton Byfield or Alexander Holtz, it is in the upper echelon for this draft class. What makes Quinn so dangerous is his positioning in the attacking zone. He is consistently finding a way to be around the net and avoid traffic. He is a good skater who can pull away from most defenders with excellent top speed but lacks the agility that could take him up a level. Quinn’s playmaking has been okay this season but he has always been a goal scorer so it’s nothing that should be a surprise. Many of his assists come from shots that are left out for rebounds or deflected in front of the net. As it stands right now, Quinn looks to continuing proving that his goal-scoring is enough to take him in the first round of the upcoming draft. His age will be a factor, as one of the oldest players in the draft, but he should still be on most teams radars by the time pick 20 rolls around. There are flaws in his defensive game but he has shown improvement in every other area so there is nothing to believe that he won’t improve in his own end with some good coaching. He could make a team fall in love with him, especially if he keeps this pace up, and make the selection in the teens but he likely fits into that 20-40 range just past the mid-point of the year. Tony Ferrari

Fantasy Upside 8.0
NHL Certainty 9.5
Country CAN
Position RW
Roster Type NHL
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth September 19, 2001
Height 6‘1”
Weight 185 lbs
Drafted 2020 Round 1; Overall: 8


 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2014-2015 Upper OV Aces U14 AAHEO U14 AA30 19 2140 8|Playoffs8 2 68
 2015-2016 Upper OV Aces U15 AAHEO U15 AA30 38 2462 4|Playoffs7 6 1218
 2016-2017 Kanata Lasers U18 AAAHEO U1845 28 2452 10|Playoffs3 1 01
  Team HEO OGC-165 3 14 0|        
 2017-2018 Renfrew WolvesCCHL49 21 2546 24|Playoffs4 0 11
  Ottawa 67'sOHL8 0 11 0|Playoffs2 0 00
 2018-2019 Ottawa 67'sOHL61 12 2032 23|Playoffs18 3 47
 2019-2020 Ottawa 67'sOHL62 52 3789 32|        
 2020-2021 Rochester AmericansAHL15 2 79 8|        
  Canada U20WJC-207 1 45 0|        
 2021-2022 Buffalo SabresNHL2 1 12 0|        
  Rochester AmericansAHL45 26 3561 23|Playoffs10 0 22
 2022-2023 Buffalo SabresNHL75 14 2337 15|        
  CanadaWC10 2 57 2|        
 2023-2024 Buffalo SabresNHL27 9 1019 8|        
 2024-2025 Buffalo SabresNHL- - -- -|