Guy Behind the Guy: Zach's L.A. Experience
If he was disappointed to learn that he was returning to his junior team, Zach Boychuk sure didn’t show it today. He was nothing but upbeat following his conversation with
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Perhaps he has that aura about him because this is what he expected all along: to return to his junior team, the Lethbridge Hurricanes, for another season and represent his home nation of
As disappointing as his surgery this summer was in that it prevented him from having a full NHL training camp, the experiences the young forward collected during his bonus time with the NHL’s Hurricanes could have just as great of an impact on his development. He got to watch what Rod Brind’Amour and
For the last few weeks we’ve watched him – from sitting wide-eyed watching practices when he was unable to participate to taking the ice for his first NHL shift. Two things became apparent during that time. One, that Boychuk has some serious skill and with his continued hard work, his time in the NHL will come. And two, that time wasn’t quite here just yet. But now that he has all of these experiences, he can take them back to
See ya next year, Zach.
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