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Jacob-de-la Rose Profile

Jacob de-la-Rose
Ht/Wt: 6' 2"/185 lbs
Position: C/W
Team: Leksand (SWE)

Jacob de la Rose's Player Profile

De La Rose had a quality season as an amateur in the SEL-2, especially considering he received little opportunity on the power play. He is an all-around type of forward who can make plays in both ends, and play any of the three forward positions if asked. His best skill is his skating, which one NHL scout described as very good, while another called him an explosive skater. He is a strong, hard-working forward, pressuring defenders well with his speed and physical play. He lays crushing hits on occasion, while showing determination in his own end through his backchecking and shot blocking. He kills penalties effectively, making good reads. However, scouts are divided on De La Rose's offensive upside. Some believe that he has good enough puck skill and vision to score, but one head scout I talked to said he projects as a third line forward. I lean toward the former, although enough sources have concerns with his offensive projection that it becomes an issue of note.
Submitted by: Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus. Click here for Pronman's draft rankings

Has played effective minutes with Leksand in the Allsvenskan this year… Big bodied centre possesses heady vision and an ability to make plays… Uses his body effectively at the pro level… Prone to some inconsistency… Displays a solid compete level and willingness to engage the opposition.
Submitted by: The Scouting Report

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Jacob de la Rose goal SWE 1:6 (SVK 18 - SWE 18 1:6)

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