DOERRIE: Jean-Luc Foudy’s Skating is a Separating Skill
If you’ve watched the Windsor Spitfires lately, you may have noticed someone zipping up and down the ice with ease. That player is none other than Jean-Luc Foudy, a potential first-round prospect in this year’s NHL Entry Draft.
If the name seems familiar, there’s a reason for that. Jean-Luc is the younger brother of Liam Foudy, whom the Columbus Blue Jackets drafted in 2018, and currently plays for the London Knights. It doesn’t take much to notice either of them — speed runs in the family.
Since it’s ranking season — for team scouts arguing in board rooms or a media scout putting out public lists — there are contentious conversations around players abound. A big factor in deciding who ends up ranked 21st or 22nd (or wherever else), is a separating skill. “What is this guy’s separating ski
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