NHL Prospect Report

Film Room: Jayden Struble's combination of grace and force make him one of the sport's most unique prospects

Jayden Struble's game is equal parts stunning grace and brute force; a blend of highly technical manoeuvres, smooth edge work, puck control, and unrelenting, almost excessive violence.

Opponents know that any venture into the offensive zone when Struble is on the ice is an exercise in futility. They'll be bogged down in a puck battle they have little chance of winning, bested by his strength and mobility, or worse, on the receiving end of a highlight reel-grade hit.

The Canadiens' prospect separates opponents from the puck with his skating and stick-work, but more so with his physicality. He closes on attackers, cuts away their space, traps them, pins them, and shoves them to the ice. Then, with a few rapid poke-checks, he dislodges the puck, picks it up, and carries it up-ice with powerful st

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