“I’ve covered WMU hockey for the Kalamazoo Gazette since 2006 and, thus, got to see Connauton play a lot last year. In a word: amazing. Skates like the wind. Hands. Vision. Patience. And he scored a huge goal in overtime of the first round of the CCHA tournament to help WMU win a home playoff series for the first time in 2,346 years. Sure, he’s raw in some areas and, at 19, still has a lot to learn about the game. But he seems like a nice kid with an enormous opportunity in front of him.” – Rick Shanley, Kalamazoo Gazette
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Gunnar Svensson, agent of Henrik Zetterberg, Nicklas Backstrom (WSH), and others, tells me that Canucks prospect Peter Andersson is a “big defender with a very good shot,” he needs to work on “his timing of the play, but is for sure worth it as a late-rounder.”
Not much, I know. But something nonetheless.
I’ve just learned that Brendan Morrison has signed with the Washington Capitals. It is a one-year deal.
Here are a few quotes I gathered from the Canucks prospects camp media session yesterday at GM Place that I don’t plan on using in any articles.
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