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International Scouting Services selects its Players to Watch at the 2016 RBC Cup
ISS Hockey
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May 14, 2016
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Who will be looked upon in the dying minutes of a tie game? Who will be counted upon to provide leadership on the long road to a national title? Who will make the key pass? Score the big goal? Make the huge save?

International Scouting Services has selected three players from each of the five teams competing in Lloydminster, Alta./Sask., that it believes are players to watch at the 2016 RBC Cup.

Who made the list?

BROOKS

Derek Lodermeier
go-to player in all situations … competes hard … positionally strong … reads the play very well … makes smart decisions with and without the puck … strong on the boards

Cale Makar
smooth-skating defenceman … good intelligence … poised with the puck … hard shot that gets to the net … good feel for the game … shows confidence with the puck

Jeff Malott
big kid who can skate well … long, powerful stride … willing to drive to the net … blocks shots … competes hard … uses speed to his advantage on the forecheck … smart

CARLETON PLACE

Jordan Larson
high hockey IQ … tremendous leadership skills … creative player … strong, fast and agile … moves the puck very well on the PP … makes smart decisions off the rush

Colton Point
big body that covers the net … moves well for his size … good rebound control … covers the bottom of the net well … plays with confidence … gets in front of shooters

Bryce Van Horn
works hard … quick release … good offensive skills … plays with size and strength … protects the puck well … willing to play in hard areas and battle for space

LLOYDMINSTER

Ryan Chynoweth
power forward … great competitive nature … works hard to make things happen … strong on the forecheck … forces turnovers … no fun to play against … heavy shot

Christian Lloyd
extremely steady defenceman … rarely makes mistakes … makes a great first pass … leader on the ice … infectious work ethic … shuts down the rush well

Troy Van Tetering
crafty offensive player … outstanding hockey sense … great speed … always a threat to score … likes to shoot from prime scoring areas … dangerous on special teams

TRENTON

Adam Clements
smart defenceman … quarterbacks the power play … very good offensive instincts … makes a great first pass … likes to join the rush … sees the ice well … hard shot

Mitch Emerson
two-way winger … good size and strength … protects the puck well … finishes checks … good hands … hard, accurate shot … good at finding open ice in the offensive zone

Daniel Urbani
quick, athletic goaltender … moves very quick from post to post … has ability to scramble and make second saves … plays with confidence … good communicator

WEST KELOWNA

Liam Blackburn
skilled offensive forward … good vision … very good agility … can handle the puck in traffic … good hockey sense … dangerous on the power play and penalty kill

Jonathan Desbiens
very good skater … great anticipation … strong puck support … active stick through the neutral zone … drives the net well … plays hard with a high tempo … two-way game

Kylar Hope
always around the puck … dangerous in scoring areas … knack for finding open space … creates offence out of nothing … feet are constantly moving … relentless puck pursuit

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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