California Podcast

Coach Jeremy Daughaday drops by The Scouting News to talk California hockey – topics discussed include the secret to California’s development, how California’s 2006 DOB group compares to St Louis’ 1998 - 1999 age groups, Craig Johnson’s influence on the hockey community plus his thoughts on player prospects of note Trevor Connelly (all-around player is a killer Tarasenko clone), Aidan Park (top five player in the 2006 game with world class defensive play), Duke Ehrhard (passionate kid loves the corners and taking pucks to the net), Egor Barabanov (world class 1-1 player makes defenders look stupid), Patrick Fortune (Brad Marchant smart, vision and hockey sense will set him apart in the long haul), Drake Murray (one of North America’s hardest shooting 2006 DOB), Tyler Chiovetti (rare dynamic movement on the backend sets him apart playing the 1-3-1 on the PP), Tyler Kedzo (Canadian native has crafty player with hands, vision, and quickness), Colin Frank (pure movement is off the charts), Chase Stafanek (prospect who delivers when it matters most and produces in the last minute like a pure workhorse), Aidan Yi (dynamic player that puts on stickhandling clinics), Ethan Weber (first year AAA player is growing into a hell of a player), Sam Straff (California goalie prospect is one of the best 2006 goalies in the world), Liam McGuren (the most underrated defender in the state), Andrew O’Sullivan (great competitor who loves to play the game like no one else) and Kei Mencel (offensive defender is a new breed of player who jumps into every play like a pro) …

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