During his first season at RPI, two areas where Koudys made great strides were in his shooting and being more physical. Koudys possesses a cannon-like shot that got better as the season went along. He also possesses remarkably good puck skills. He moves and distributes the puck quite well. And while it really didn't show on the stat sheet this season, Koudys does have some outstanding offensive ability that will become more evident as his collegiate career progresses. One area that Koudys will need to improve to be successful at the next level is his foot speed. He moves quite well for a big man, but lacks the necessary speed.
DOB: Nov. 15/92 | Shoots: L | Height: 6.04 | Weight: 196lbs
Midterm Rank: NR | League Rank: 8th NCAA | Country Rank: 42nd Canada
Koudys had a bit of a prolonged adjustment to the NCAA this year after spending last season with the OJHL’s Burlington Cougars. Koudys has plenty of size and is a fairly mobile player with decent pivot ability; both attractive attributes. Offensive upside is questionable and his overall impact on the game probably isn’t as big as you would hope for him. Could be an interesting prospect to see if his overall game comes around at RPI.
The University of Minnesota recruit is a quick and shifty player that has great hands and a keen ability to read the play in front of him. After playing his freshman year at Hopkins, where he led the team in scoring, Boyd left to play with the USDP. Boyd has the hockey sense to be an NHL player, though his size may limit expectations. Boyd will suit up the Under-18 team this winter.