Hurricanes' prospect Slavin bettering game in USHL
Better and better.
That is how Chicago Steel head coach Scott McConnell describes defenseman Jaccob Slavin’s game.
The 6’1, 175 lbs. defenseman that averaged a point every two games in his first full season in the USHL went overlooked before joining the junior ranks. He wasn’t even listed by NHL’s Central Scouting before joining the Steel and last year the Carolina Hurricanes drafted him in the fourth round, 120th overall.
“When [Carolina] drafted him, they saw a kid that for some reason is always around the puck,” says Chicago head coach Scott McConnell, “and kept getting better and better. I think they got a steal.… read more