Development Camp — Monday

Just some quick impressions from the camp this evening. As always, just my opinion:

  • Voracek looked a little out of sorts. His skill was obvious, but he seemed to be making some mistakes, and looked frustrated at times. Hopefully just working out the kinks.
  • Grant Clitsome looked pretty solid on defense. Nothing spectacular, but like a guy you’d count on sitting on a one-goal lead. Even if he did graduate from the great green-and-gold Satan.
  • Maxim Mayorov is big and skilled. Seemed a little confused at times by instructions, which I would assume is a language issue. Maybe we can get him some English lessons with Filatov’s mother (get your mind out of the gutter!)
  • Cody Goloubef has a good shot and good passing skills. Seemed to struggle a little with some of the bigger forwards, but he’s young and should fill out.
  • Ted Ruth wasn’t quite as polished as Clitsome, but he seemed pretty solid as well. He was paired a lot with Goloubef — possible Jackets’ second pairing in five years?
  • Unsigned free agent John Hughes looked pretty good — one of those speedy little guys I’m always a sucker for. Maybe another Geoff Platt in the making?
  • Tyler Wright looked to be having fun out on the ice.

Those are my quick takes on day one…I should make it over tomorrow morning.

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3 responses to “Development Camp — Monday

  1. I’m glad you got to go, I had every intention of going, but with a 7:30 am class, I was a little tired. Are you going the rest of this week?

  2. I definitely can’t go Wednesday due to work…not sure Thursday or Friday. We have a staff meeting Thursday afternoon, so it depends on whether or not I get pulled into other meetings around that.

  3. Pingback: Peca & Umberger OH MY! | Bethany’s Hockey Rants

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