Shot, Strength & Ability
Ice hockey is a fast-packed and physical game that requires immense strength and power. Since it is played on ice and involves contact several factors come into play that judge a players game.
The progression of skill based on age provide a baseline for our player ratings.
AGE LEVEL & SKILL LEVEL
Hockey IQ becomes and importance in any players game. The ability to digest plays and make plays proves valuable knowledge in any players role. Hockey IQ can be broken down into 4 core components of a player. Our scouts use a unique formula to grade a players hockey Intelligence. 1. Offense at the puck 2. Offense away from the puck 3. Defense at the puck 4. Defense away from the puck
Overall combination of hockey skill.
To play the game is good, to win is better, but to love the game is best of all.
Hockey skill rankings are essentially an average of many dynamic factors, including hockey knowledge and experience, skating ability, stick handling skills, athleticism, sportsmanship and opportunity.