College Hockey Case Study

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Prospect Faceoff: Marner takes on “exceptional” Day, Caleb Jones making a name for himself, Canada/Russia Series concludes

Two of the biggest names in the OHL collide this weekend, as Mitch Marner guides the London Knights into Mississauga, where he will go head-to-head against Sean Day. In the WHL, two top defenseman clash, while two high-end Import selections face off in the QMJHL. The Canada/Russia Series comes to a conclusion, where one hulking forward hopes to help the CHL take a clean sweep, but a talented Russian playmaker is hoping to write a different story. Finally, two of college hockey’s finest teams go one-on-one as a first-round NHL talent will try to shut down one of the best freshman in the NCAA.

Mitch Marner (London) vs.
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Carlo doesn’t have a lot of holes in his game, and has helped keep the Americans afloat this year. Though the team is struggling to score, Carlo is logging more minutes than ever before in his career. He’s playing confident hockey lately, especially considering the Bruins inked him to a three-year, entry-level contract in late October. Carlo should be one of a handful of players returning to the United States World Junior team, as the squad is hoping to return to the medal…show more content…
The eighth-overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft is putting his skills on display every weekend, and is slowly climbing up the collegiate scoring charts. After posting 25 points in 35 games last year, Werenski looks like a future top-line defenseman in the making, and is already on pace to surpass those totals in his sophomore season. Werenski already has two goals and five assists in seven games, which includes two multi-point efforts against Union and Niagara. With an appearance on the United States U20 team on the horizon, Werenski is quickly proving to be one of the premier defenseman not currently playing
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