2002 nhl entry draft Central Scouting Report: A well-balanced and agile skater with good speed . has strong puck-handling skills and likes to join the offensive attack . an excellent passer who sees the ice very well . has a good quick wrist shot and a heavy slap shot from the point . a gritty player and authoritative body checker . a tough competitor who plays an aggressive game . is very effective on the special teams . a very reliable player who is used in crucial situations . good at blocking shots and will sacrifice himself to make the play.