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Michael Kapla • D
Ht/Wt:6'0", 200 lbs.
Born:Sep 19, 1994 (25 yrs) in Eau Claire, WI
Experience:1 years
Drafted:Signed by New Jersey in 2017.
Scouting Report
Has very good mobility and puck-moving skills (he usually is efficient in getting the puck out of the defensive zone). Owns some offensive ability, as well. Also displays excellent lower-body strength. Could stand to shoot the puck more often so as to generate more scoring chances at the highest level. Does not have ideal height for a National Hockey League defenseman. Needs a bit more polish.
Long Range Potential: Solid puck-moving defenseman with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
HE Second All-Star Team 2016-17
HE All-Tournament Team 2016-17
HE All-Rookie Team 2013-14
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