12/14/2013 01:37 EST | Updated 02/12/2014 05:59 EST

Canucks have high hopes for Bo Horvat

The Vancouver Canucks hope Bo Horvat can develop into a future frontline player.

Elliotte Friedman profiled the highly-touted draft pick in a feature aired during Hockey Night in Canada on Friday. 

The 18-year-old London Knights centre is also considered a lock to make Canada's world junior hockey team.

Watch the video above for more.