Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Player Profile: Grant Gabriele (2013 OHL draft)

Grant Gabriele
Year of Birth: 1997

One is immediately drawn to Gabriele as his advanced skating skills dictate attention. With an effortless glide, he is engaged at both ends of the ice and projects as a two-way defenceman at the next level. Gabriele not only uses his mobility to provide stable defensive coverage, but he also utilizes his quick feet to avoid checking when moving the puck up the ice. With puck possession, Gabriele shows patience and vision with his first pass. His skating also complements his puck skills and Gabriele has a decent shot. As of the posting date for this article, Grant Gabriele has not committed to a college.