'What do you view as the area of yourself or your game that you think needs to improve the most this off-season as you prepare for your first professional season? “I definitely need to work on my shot. I know I have a good shot but the shots the players have today are incredible. When they shoot, you basically can’t see the puck. I know the goalies are good and going to be even better. I’m going to work a bit on that. I guess I can get used to the speed.”'
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'"He's a good skater," Ruff said. "He finishes his checks. He's a guy that can play in both ends of the rink. He's a smart player. It is about the way the game is played now, finishing checks and trying to work hard, take the puck to the net, pay the price around the net. When he combines that with playing a good defensive game and scoring the amount of goals he does, he's a commodity."'