“In a game, it becomes different, they aren’t your friends out there": Emptying the notebook from the 2024 All-American Prospects Game
It was a rare opportunity for Skahan to actually hit Hagens at game speed.
Skahan and Hagens are teammates on the United States National Team Development Program Under-18 team. Next season they’ll be teammates at Boston College.
They have and will continue to practice against each other, but no one is blowing someone up with a big hit at an NTDP practice.
“It’s different, because in practice you play the game, but it’s still practice with your friends and teammates,” Skahan said. “In a game, it becomes different, they aren’t your friends out there, they are on the other team. It’s like they are an opponent on any other
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