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    March 31, 2020

    Noah Beck

    (9) Special Teams Potential – The combination of Noah’s skating ability, long reach and anticipation make him a natural penalty killer. Combine that with how well he maintains shooting lanes and his ability to limit second scoring opportunities and we feel Noah will be a regular penalty killer in professional hockey.

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    March 31, 2020

    Danil Gushchin

    (10) Intangibles – He has always put up points playing Internationally against the best players in his age group. We expect this to continue in the professional hockey and he has the natural instincts to be a top line player in the NHL. Danil is going to get paid to play hockey. His consistency will determine how much.

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    March 30, 2020

    Adam Klapka

    Adam Klapka is a massive right shot forward who played for Team Czech in The World Jr A Challenge and finished the season playing for the Tri-City Storm. And by massive we mean MASSIVE. He is 6’8″ 248LBS. That’s not a misprint… 6’8 248. He moves pretty well for such an enormous kid and he is worth watching more closely.

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Top 10 Rankings

# Name Conference
1 North Dakota NCHC
2 Michigan Big 10
3 Western Michigan NCHC
4 Arizona State Independent
5 Colorado NCHC
6 Minnesota Big 10
7 Boston University Hockey East
8 Wisconsin Big 10
9 Michigan State Big 10
10 Penn State Big 10
# Name Conference
1 Williams NESCAC
2 Connecticut College NESCAC
4 Trinity NESCAC
5 Middlebury NESCAC
6 Colby NESCAC
7 Tufts NESCAC
8 Endicott ECAC Northeast
9 Bowdoin NESCAC
10 Amherst NESCAC
# Name League
1 Kitchener Rangers OHL
2 Ottawa 67's OHL
3 Kingston Fronteacs OHL
4 Oshawa Generals OHL
5 Mississauga Steelheads OHL

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