NHL’s Central Scouting may have put him on the C-list, but that ranking has only served to motivate the Plymouth Whalers’ Danny Vanderwiel to prove that he’s more suited for the upper echelons.
“I look at is as motivation to try to step up my game and try to work my way up to a B ranking and possibly an A,” Vanderwiel explained. “It gives me motivation and drive to work every day at practice and perform in the game.
“I think personally I have the ability to play higher than a C-level skater.”
His coach, GM, and team president Mike Vellucci said he feels the ranking’s not reflective of the player that Vanderwiel is — and will become.… read more