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Old 11-06-2014, 11:05 AM   #1
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http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/11...ands-to-shame/

Didn't know where to put this, but since he COULD be a Flames prospect one day, I couldn't think of a better place

This kid has pretty amazing hands for an 11-year old. His stickhandling is pretty damn good. He'll be eligible for CHL drafting in five years. Considering he is developing in a system that is far removed from the North American system, it's pretty cool to see.

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Old 11-06-2014, 11:08 AM   #2
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Pretty cool, but man is he playing against a bunch of pylons.
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Old 11-06-2014, 11:11 AM   #3
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Old 11-06-2014, 11:19 AM   #4
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Nice to see that he also passes and doesn't just dangle every time.
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Old 11-06-2014, 11:34 AM   #5
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Old 11-06-2014, 12:22 PM   #6
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It should hopefully come with time, but he's gotta keep his head up with those moves. If those other kids had a bit of defensive sense, they could knock him into next Tuesday.

Kid's got mad skills though.
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Old 11-06-2014, 12:26 PM   #7
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I can see Oilers fans already hoping to tank in 2021 for this kid. "Let's blow for Aito!"
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Old 11-06-2014, 12:29 PM   #9
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Pretty cool, but man is he playing against a bunch of pylons.


I was thinking something similair regarding the goalies.


That being said, he can skate and handle the puck. Can he do it under increased pressure, time will tell.
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Old 11-06-2014, 12:56 PM   #11
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His goals don't impress me, there a tons of videos out there of kids dangling through their peers. But his passing and ability to setup plays isn't something you see everyday from a kid that young. Hopefully he keeps developing, it'd be nice to see a star player get drafted to the NHL from a non-traditional country
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You know that's Johnny right.....
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Quite the showboat. Undeniable skill and still so young.
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Old 11-06-2014, 01:06 PM   #14
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Beat you to it - in the prospects section
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Old 11-06-2014, 01:09 PM   #15
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I for one, would love to see more guys coming out of non-traditional hockey countries.
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Old 11-06-2014, 01:09 PM   #16
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Actually his dangling is pretty impressive...

But yeah some great vision out there too.
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Kids got skills. Probably need to move to get the most out of his development but would definitely be cool to see more players from non traditional countries.
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Too small, he'll never make it in the NHL.
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Old 11-06-2014, 01:45 PM   #20
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Impressive - his short bursts are incredible. Off faceoffs its as if he tells his center to push it as far forward as possible and before the D man has taken a step he has the puck and is by them!

He is 11 though - lots can happen in the next 5 years before he goes to junior. I know a handful of guys who were very talented (not to this extent) and either lost interest or had more interest in partying before they hit junior.
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