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HF Article 11-18-2012 09:45 PM

Illo still adjusting to NCAA game
 

When the Anaheim Ducks drafted Radoslav Illo in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft, the organization thought it would be getting a potential pure goal scorer.



The Ducks had to be salivating after watching Illo, a Bystrica, Slovakia native, smoothly transition to the North American game with Tri-City of the USHL from 2008 thru 2010. Illo had a knack for finding the back of net in the Tier I junior hockey league, totaling 45 goals and 31 assists in 97 games.

Yet, since Illo’s USHL outbreak he has yet to see that kind of production at the collegiate level with Bemidji State.… read more



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Harv 11-21-2012 01:50 PM

Nice article.

I think it's important to point out that Rado had help from former Beaves Womens goalie Zuzana Tomčíková. She surely helped him adjusted to North American college life.


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