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10-14-2012, 03:00 PM
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Some notes on Fogarty from the Ice Breaker tourney:

- Great hands in tight. Especially along the boards where he's very hard to handle.
- Good vision. Made a few very nice feeds and could have easily notched two assists in the Maine game if his teammates had finished.
- Solid forechecking. His line spent a lot of time in the offensive end against Maine.
- Pick pocketing. Very good at lifting the stick and creating separation from the opposing player. Broke up a few plays on the backcheck and got it going the other way in an instant.

- Too much dangle. Less so in the UNO game, but against Maine he had a few chances to get shots off, but opted to try a dangle or force a pass. Needs to work on that.
- Not great in the neutral zone, or away from the puck. Once the play gets away from him, he tends to look a little disinterested. However, it's too be expected for a kid at this stage of development.
- Top end speed needs some work. He has a very powerful first step, but his top-end is average.

Overall, I was impressed with him this early on against some solid teams. Don't think he'll be crushing the stat sheet this year, but he should continue to round out his game.

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