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Marco Rossi Profile

Marco Rossi
Ht/Wt: 5' 9"/183 lbs
Position: C
Team: Ottawa (OHL)

Marco Rossi's Player Profile

Marco Rossi - Dobber Prospects - Sept. 30th: "His high hockey IQ in all three zones combined with an unmatched work ethic means he is able to force turnovers and create plays in transition at a high level."

Scott Wheeler - The Athletic - Sept. 21st: "He plays in the middle of the ice but knows when to take the outside lane. And heís the best defensive forward in the draft. Some evaluators point to his height and question whether heíll stick at centre, his natural position."

Mike Morreale - NHL.com - Aug. 25th: "He is capable of winning puck battles, is strong on face-offs (58.5 winning percentage) and generates offense with his high hockey IQ, good hands and playmaking ability."

Adam Kimelman - NHL.com - Aug. 25th: "Rossi led all CHL players with 120 points (39 goals, 81 assists) in 56 games. He willingly goes to the net to produce offense, and his high hockey IQ makes him a solid two-way player who can kill penalties."

Steve Kourmianos - The Draft Analyst - Aug. 10th: "Rossiís vision and IQ are off the charts, but he also owns a deadly shot and was one of the leagues better two-way centers. The size thing may seem like a turn off but watch him play and it becomes completely irrelevant."

Chris Peters - ESPN - June 30th: "Rossi has become oddly polarizing. His 2.14 points per game in the OHL ranks fifth among players 18 years old or younger over the past 20 years, but many have rushed to underplay that production because of the quality of his team and the relative weakness of the OHL's Eastern Conference."

Sam Cosentino - Sportsnet - June 25th: "Highly competitive, super smart, easily coached and a strong lower half that should make up for perceived size issues."

Ryan Kennedy - The Hockey News - May 11th: "Rossi can pile up points while maintaining a responsible side. He plays the right way and if teams avoid him because of his height, theyíll regret it his entire NHL career."

Jordan Deshane - The Hockey Writers - May 11th: "Donít let his shorter stature fool you. Heís built like Sidney Crosby from the waist down. He is hard on the puck and cannot be knocked off easily. In addition to his elite offensive game, Rossi plays hard in the defensive zone and has a sound all-around presence while also playing on the edge like the much-beloved Brad Marchand."

Sam Cosentino - Sportsnet - Apr. 8th: "Has been cemented in the fifth spot all season long. Heís smart, competes hard and has a drive to continuously get better."

NHL Central Scouting analysis - NHL.com - Apr. 3rd: "He's a highly skilled offensive player who is equally dangerous creating plays and finishing scoring chances. Rossi is an excellent skater, solid on his skates and difficult to knock off the puck, and he can make plays off the rush or in tight areas. He demonstrates a strong cycle game, can extend plays in the offensive zone and can beat defenders with speed or with an impressive set of moves."

Cam Robinson - Dobber Prospects - Apr. 1st: "One of the elder statesmen of the class gives up size but makes up for it in skill. Has the ability to drop-jaws with his puck skills. A duel-threat off of the rush or set up. A monster on the man-advantage."

Mike G. Morreale - NHL.com - Mar. 20th: "The Austria-born left-shot forward led all players in the Canadian Hockey League with 120 points (39 goals, 81 assists) in 56 games, and his average of 2.14 points per game is second. Despite his size he's capable of winning 50/50 puck battles, is strong on face-offs (58.5 winning percentage) and generates offense with his high hockey IQ, good hands and playmaking ability."

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Marco Rossi Videos

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Marco Rossi 19-20 OHL Draft Highlights

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