Video: Ben Sennecke’s Face After Being Taken Third Overall By The Ducks is THE Story of The 2024 NHL Draft…

Jun 29, 2024

Beckette Sennecke has emerged as one of the most promising talents in junior hockey. Standing at an impressive 6’2″, Sennecke has been making waves with the Oshawa Generals in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), showcasing a rare combination of size and skill that has caught the attention of NHL scouts.

And at last night’s NHL draft, he almost shit his pants when the Ducks took him with the third overall pick.

His face, though…

Over the past couple of seasons, Sennecke has demonstrated his prowess on the ice, particularly in his playmaking abilities. In the 2023-2024 season, he racked up an impressive 41 assists, highlighting his vision and ability to create scoring opportunities for his teammates. His playmaking acumen and physical presence made him a standout prospect in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft.

While Sennecke’s first-round potential was never in doubt, the 2024 draft class was exceptionally talented. Top prospects like Macklin Celebrini, Artyom Levshunov, Ivan Demidov, Anton Silayev, Cayden Lindstrom, and Zeev Buium generated significant buzz leading to draft day. Given this stiff competition, few expected Sennecke to be selected as high as he was.

If you’re looking for Team/Personal winners of the 2024 draft, San Jose won with Macklin Cellebrini, but Sennecke won by jumping 10 spots in the draft, which no one saw coming.

In a surprising turn of events, the Anaheim Ducks, led by General Manager Pat Verbeek, selected Sennecke with the third overall pick. The decision caught many off guard, including Sennecke himself. His reaction to being chosen early in the draft became an instant event highlight.

Sennecke’s face displayed a mix of shock, disbelief, and excitement as his name was called. He was overheard exclaiming, “Oh my god. What the f***?” clearly taken aback by his high draft position. This genuine and humble reaction endeared him to fans and analysts alike, showcasing a young player who hadn’t taken his success for granted.

Sennecke’s humility in the face of such a high draft selection speaks volumes about his character. He hadn’t allowed pre-draft projections to inflate his ego, instead remaining grounded and perhaps even underestimating his potential.

The Anaheim Ducks’ faith in Sennecke is a testament to their belief in his abilities and future potential. By selecting him third overall, they’ve signaled their intention to make him a cornerstone of their rebuilding efforts. Sennecke will join a young and talented core in Anaheim, which includes recent high-draft picks like Leo Carlsson and Jamie Drysdale.

Looking ahead, Sennecke is expected to return to the Oshawa Generals for at least one more season to continue his development. This additional time in junior hockey will allow him to refine his skills further and potentially take on an even more significant role with the team.

As Sennecke prepares for his future in the NHL, his draft day reaction has already won him many fans. His skill, size, and humility make him an easy player to root for. The hockey world will be watching as he works to live up to the high expectations of being the third overall pick in the NHL draft.

The Anaheim Ducks have shown their confidence in Beckette Sennecke, and now it’s up to the young star to build on that belief. If his past performance and character are any indications, Sennecke has a bright future ahead in the NHL.

Dean Blundell

Dean Blundell is a Canadian radio personality. Best known as a longtime morning host on CFNY-FM (The Edge) in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015 he was named the new morning host on sports radio station CJCL (Sportsnet 590 The Fan). Dean started his career in radio in 2001 and for nearly 20 years been entertaining the radio audience. Dean’s newest venture is the launch of his site and podcast which is gaining tremendous momentum across North America.

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