Coaches

TORONTO,ON, CANADA – SEPTEMBER 11: Andrew Crescenzi of the Toronto Maple Leafs poses for his official headshot for the 2013-2014 season on September 11, 2013 at the Mastercard Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Andrew Crescenzi

Andrew Crescenzi

Strong on faceoffs

Good 2-way play

Good teammate

Power forward

Special: Defensive Forward

Key Stat: 14/15 AHL Calder Cup Champion

WHITE PLAINS, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Blake Parlett of the New York Rangers poses for his official headshot for the 2011-2012 NHL season. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images) *** LOCAL CAPTION *** Blake Parlett

Blake Parlett

Good first pass

Physical

Strong 2-way game

Adaptable to both North American and European hockey

Specialty: Passing

Key Stat: Currently playing in the KHL

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Daniel Vernace

Lake Superior State University (NCAA Div. 1)

Philosophy: Preparation+Opportunity=Success

Strong work ethic, offensive instincts

Excels in shot release

Specialty: Perseverance

Key Stat: 30 goals in 2011/2012 season

Eddie Pasquale

Eddie Pasquale

Great athleticism

Mentally Strong

Good 2nd opportunity save %

Good glove hand

Special: Resilience

Key Stat: 11/12 AHL All-Rookie Team

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Luke Pither

Offensive minded forward

Good awareness

North American and European experience

High energy

Specialty: Speed

Key Stat: Drafted 4th overall to Kingston, OHL (2005)

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Mark Barberio

Great offensive instincts

Strong passing ability to start transition

Strong skating ability

Great teammate

Special: PP Quarterback

Key Stat: 133 NHL Games

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Mike Angelidis

Strong in 1v1 battles

Excellent on faceoffs

Spirited, warrior mentality

Strong net-front presence

Specialty: Leadership

Key Stat: 14 NHL games

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Mike Vernace

Excels in areas of hockey IQ and strategy

Attitude, Work Ethic, Discipline

Great Anticipation

Offensive Defenseman

Specialty: Mindset

 

Key Stat: 22 NHL games

Phil DiGiuseppe

Phil DiGiuseppe

Excellent skater

Good offensive instincts

Excels shooting-in-stride

Great character

Special: Speed

Key Stat: 41 NHL Games

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Scott Jacklin

Robert Morris University (NCAA Div. 1)

Excels in offensive positioning and stick position

Two-way forward

Aspiring to teach youth players

Specialty: Face-offs

Key Stat: 107 points in 143 games (NCAA Div 1)

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Travis Brown

Hard shot

Offensive minded defenseman

Good skating ability

Enthusiastic

Specialty: Shot

Key Stat: Drafted by Chicago Blackhawks, 5th round (2012)

Zach-McCullough

Zach McCullough

UPEI (CIS)

Excellent work ethic

Focussed on positioning and play without the puck

Believer in communication, details

Specialty: Defensive Awareness

Key Stat: 4 seasons in the OHL