When the Kitchener Rangers selected Adam Mascherin second overall in the 2014 OHL draft, general manger Murray Hiebert told reporters, “he is just the kind of player we’re looking for.”

Fast forward three seasons and Mascherin, now 18 and a Florida Panthers prospect, is more than living up to those strong words. He has 74 points in 43 games and is in a race with Erie’s Alex DeBrincat for the OHL scoring lead. And if he wasn’t before, Mascherin is now the face of the Rangers and emerging as one of the top offensive players in the league.

“Adam is our offensive motor,” says head coach Jay McKee. “He’s a guy who just goes out and finds ways to put up points every night.”

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