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06-04-2012, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Kirk- NEHJ View Post
O'Gara turned 18 the day he reported to d-camp.

What stood out to me was how much more advanced his footwork was there at Ristuccia than it was earlier in the season when I saw him the 1st time.

Then, this past fall, saw him playing T1 midget with the GBL Bruins and he looked even better in terms of his mobility, when he was activating and his overall two-way game.

Usually, kids his size are still very much in the gangly stage and awkward. He's going to be a polished, effectively swift guy as a freshman at Yale. Would not surprise me if he earns some attention and accolades right off the bat. Mature beyond his years and just a great kid/great family.

Introduced Bri to his mom and dad-- he can vouch for that.
Consider it vouched! And, I know you can't tell from a conversation in a rink, but his parents seem like top notch people.

And Kirk will vouch for me, when he asked me who I liked I said, "Trotman." (Obviously there were guys who stood out more, but I was picking from the guys I hadn't heard much/ read much about. Humor me...I like to pretend that I'd be good at evaluating prospects. )

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