Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Next Ones – NHL 2011 Draft Prospect Profile – Sean Couturier – Ten Tool Prospect

Sean Couturier
Date of birth: December 07, 1992
Place of birth: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Ht: 6-4 Wt: 195
Shoots: L
Position: Centre
NHL Draft Eligibility: 2011

Sean Couturier {Flickr - WeGseB Sebastian Gervais}


Sean Couturier possesses an impressive arsenal of tools that each and every NHL franchise covets, especially for a centreman. He provides great strength down the middle, utilizing his rare blend of size, power, skating, speed to with very good work ethic, puck skills, shot and hands.

Heading into the season, the race for top overall prospect for the 2011 entry draft was seemingly to be decided between Swedish blueliner Adam Larsson and Couturier. As often is the case, however, other prospects emerge and those at the top have each and every aspect of their game heavily scrutinized. Throw in some obstacles like injuries and other medical conditions and it is quite evident it sure is not easy to stay at the top.

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