Thread: Prospect Info: Round I, Pick #28: Brady Skjei, D
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06-25-2012, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
Skjei needs to focus on using his body as a tool, not as a weapon. I don't think he's ever going to be a punishing presence on the blue line, but he's has the hockey IQ to project well against a guy like Marc Staal. He's not hammering people all over the ice, but he's very, very good at using his size to win battles in the corners. I think we'll see that develop with Skjei over the next few years.
Pretty much sums it up for me.

In a draft where defense was the obvious strength the pick is no shock to me.

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