lanky centre who saw action in only 49 games with Moose Jaw
last year, registering eight goals and 14 points but scoring
twice and adding an assist in 13 games.
to be a skill-oriented centre who needs to add some weight
to his bean-pole frame. Essentially the rookie fourth line
centre on a pretty good Moose Jaw team and will probably
move up the ladder.
Sutter said before the draft "you can't teach
size" and while this kid has the height its doubtful he
has the strength yet.
The pick moves away
from the rather hefty chaps the Flames had drafted
earlier in 2003. Obviously a project given his draft
position as well as his standing on the Moose Jaw
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