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08-06-2013, 06:26 AM
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The US WJC camp roster will be cut today. Brady Skjei has played well while Boo Nieves has been quiet.

This is after Blue game against Finland on Sunday

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Brady Skjei was a little inconsistent throughout the game, but I thought he showed great flashes defensively and was more engaged in the offensive zone as well. Hes big, strong and fast and looks like hed be a great fit in the top four for this club if he can put everything together at Minnesota this year. The skills are there. As long as the decision-making matures a little, hes going to be on this team.
http://unitedstatesofhockey.com/2013...ays/#more-6587

After the games yesterday

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Brady Skjei D I thought Skjei was pretty solid for the most part. His skating was especially evident as he did a good job closing gaps, using his feet to get pucks out of trouble and was really strong when he needed to recover. He is starting to jump up into plays a bit more, but is picking his spots a lot better than he has in previous years. He still looks pretty good to get on the final roster.
http://unitedstatesofhockey.com/2013...-sweden-recap/

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Jake Guentzel and Boo Nieves also were kind of in and out of visibility. Im not sure there was a lot between the two to make any definitive calls. Both clearly have some skill and speed that would be helpful, but its not materializing enough consistently in camp.
http://unitedstatesofhockey.com/2013...finland-recap/

Skjei has all of the tools. The Rangers are going to need him in the future. He was very good at the prospects camp in early July. Its a big year for him at Minnesota. All of the upperclassman have graduated or turned pro. Skjei and Mike Reilly will be the main guys for Minnesota.

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