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Finished fifth on the Bandits in scoring with 55 points (10 goals, 45 assists) in 54 games as a rookie and earned AJHL Rookie of the Year honors. Added 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 13 postseason contests en route to winning the AJHL's Gas D
"Cale Makar is probably one of the surprises of the draft... A ver good skater. A very good puck-mover."
Kid has bust written all over him. He looks really great in a terrible league, but once he gets to playing against better competition he'll come down to earth hard. He's the only player I'd get mad about if they take him at 4.
I've watched Makar play plenty of games this season. He is a magician out there. Makes a Good first pass, excellent skater, Plays top mins, runs the PP, Physical and good defensively. Give him a couple years to develop and he won't be a bust.
One of the few I think is worth getting out of this draft... he's not big yet, but he's incredibly smart, makes great passes, skates well, and would fit in well as a playmaker in short order if he paired up with good shooters.
The NHL Expansion Draft is Wednesday, but worry not. These guys aren't going anywhere.
"You're trying to teach them how to become a great young man or woman one day but you can't just talk, you have to lead by example."
On Father's Day we'd like to thank our #Isles dads for all they do!
Watching their sons play in the NHL is a thrill that never gets old:
They would tell you they're our biggest fans.
But really, we're their biggest fans.
Happy Father's Day to the best hockey Dads!
Congrats to #Oilers fans Dean & Kass Cardinal who won a trip to this week's #NHLDraft in Chicago thanks to our friends at Sport Chek!