Morgan Klimchuk Profile
Morgan KlimchukHt/Wt: 5'11"/175 lbs
Team: Regina (WHL)
Morgan Klimchuk's Player ProfileKlimchuk put up good numbers (76 points in 72 games) with not much offensive help in Regina. He has the ability to play a high-energy game, with good puck possession elements. Scouts rave about his quick hands and feet, as he can barrel through the neutral zone with the puck or pressure opponents effectively without it. He is also a very agile player, and he picks up speed well. Klimchuk can control the puck effectively on the power play; he has been used on the point as well as in a distributing role. A few WHL scouts have complimented his offensive awareness when he is affronted space with which to work. He projects as a quality player with the man advantage. He possesses a plus shot, with the ability to score from a distance. Klimchuk is a bit undersized at 5'11", but he works hard in battles, and he will drive the net. He is also a committed defensive player.
Submitted by: Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus. Click here for Pronman's draft rankings
Has flown under the radar playing in Regina this season… Possesses exceptional speed and acceleration which he uses to create offense on his own… Determined competitor who rarely takes a shift off… Plays an effective game in all 3 zones and in the corners… Projects as a Top 9 NHL forward.
Submitted by: The Scouting Report
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