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International Scouting Services selects its Players to Watch at the 2017 RBC Cup
ISS Hockey
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May 13, 2017
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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 Cobourg, Ont., that it believes are players to watch at the 2017 RBC Cup.

Who made the list?

BROOKS

PARKER FOO
high-energy forward … hard to play against … hounds the puck on the forecheck … very good skater … makes things happen quickly … very good work ethic

CALE MAKAR
elite-level skater … controls the play when he has the puck … exceptional vision … makes good decisions at high speeds … hard, accurate shot … very good passer

JOSH MCKECHNEY
very skilled … quick skater … very good hands … can make plays in tight spaces … always knows where his teammates are … can beat you in many ways

COBOURG

RYAN CASSELMAN
very skilled forward … loves to have the puck on his stick … plays with energy every shift … fearless despite size … can beat players one-on-one … high hockey IQ

BRENDEN LOCKE
solid two-way forward … good offensive skills … good skater … very shifty with the puck … can makes moves at full speed … makes good decisions with the puck

BRENNAN ROY
offensive defenceman … likes to get involved in the rush … agile skater … good foot speed … good puck carrier … solid passes on the tape … sees the ice well

PENTICTON

TY AMONTE
aggressive two-way forward … solid on his skates … good acceleration … poise and confidence with the puck … controls the play … good ice awareness … soft hands

NICHOLAS JONES
heart-and-soul captain … motor that doesn’t quit … tireless forechecker … never gives up on a play … quick, accurate release … wants to make a difference on the ice

OWEN SILLINGER
works hard every shift … reliable on the PP and PK … very good edge work … has outside speed to beat defenders … doesn’t get intimidated … quick stick

TERREBONNE

JÉRÉMY BÉLISLE
very good butterfly goaltender … competes well … uses his athleticism … consistent and square in movement … battles to find loose pucks … high-end anticipation

BENJAMIN BOHÉMIER
loves have the puck on his stick … offensive catalyst … high hockey IQ … always seems to be in the right place … good separation speed … successful in one-on-one

LOÏK LÉVEILLÉ
smooth-skating, shoot-first defenceman … plays in all situations … quarterbacks the PP … offensively creative … underrated passer … can see the play develop

TRENTON

JOSH ALLAN
two-way defenceman … uses size to his advantage … intelligent player … good mobility … above-average puck skills … very good positionally … competes hard

DAWSON BAKER
conscientious forward … consistent on both sides of the puck … plays with a ton of heart … very good hockey sense … does the little things … will engage physically

LIAM MORGAN
natural goal scorer … above-average shot … can score from anywhere … very good puck protection … good vision … can be difficult to contain … can play in traffic

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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