Scott Laughton Profile
Scott LaughtonHt/Wt: 6' 0"/170 lbs
Team: Oshawa (OHL)
Scott Laughton's Player ProfileStrengths – Laughton is a good, physical two-way forward who isn’t afraid to play a nasty style of game. He’ll hit you, he’ll fight you, he will outwork you and he’ll never take a shift off. His work ethic and drive in general is outstanding. Simply put, he’s a guy that players hate to play against. He’s a very good player at both ends of the ice. He can produce on the powerplay, play in a shut down role, or kill penalties. He’s very versatile in that regard. While his offensive abilities, and numbers, won’t ‘wow’ you, he does have good vision, a good shot and an above average skill set which should help him produce in the National Hockey League.
Weaknesses – Laughton is a pretty well rounded player, but one aspect of his game that he could work on is his skating ability. His skating isn’t bad, but some more jump and explosiveness in his first three steps would really help his game out.
Career Projection – Second line (#2) center – Taking everything into consideration, Laughton projects to be a solid line two center that can play in any situation. While his skill set is above average, I don’t think he should be relied upon to produce big numbers in a primary scoring role.
Submitted by: Todd Cordell of TheHockeyGuys
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