Eels Spot Light of Several Elite Players

The Young Guns Making Their Mark


Spotlight On Florida Eels Elite Players



Spencer Carpenter

2002 Rookie. Right Shot Centerman from  East Schodack, NY He is 6’02” 175 lbs.

Prior to joining the Florida Eels he played high school hockey in NY and U18 Tier I AAA with CP Dynamo. He also joined the Eels at the Spring and Summer Showcase series in New England. He is a high energy player with solid skill set. He is very aggressive on the forecheck and puck retrieval. Has a good nose for the net. Strong appetite to score.  Great work ethic High hockey IQ.  He has contributed to a significant part of the Eels success this season. In just 7 games he garnered 4 goals and 1 assist. He plays special teams on the power play and kill penalties. Solid college prospect.


Jake Dominique

2002 Rookie Left Shoot Forward from New York. He is 5’9” 170 lbs.

Prior to joining the Eels Elite team, he played high school and youth hockey in New York. Over the Spring and Summer, he joined the Eels at the Pro Am Chowder Cup Series.   The Eels coaches were indeed impressed with his skill set and fortitude. In 7 games thus far this season he garnered 5 assists.  He brings that good old fashion blue collar work ethic to every practice and game. A consummate competitor.   His off- ice work ethic and conditioning is phenomenal.  Great character individual.  He is so young and has incredible upside. As the number of assist illustrate, he already is one the Eels Elite team’s impactful player.


Mathieu Rioux

2002 second year Veteran Right Hand Defensemen from  Monteal, QUE, Quebec  Right Shoot 5’09” 140 lbs.  This is his second season playing juniors with the Eels. He is a fan favorite. Highly spirited.  He too was a forward converted to defense. Back home in  Montreal he played Tier I AAA for Somang. Last year he was a key player on the Eels Elite team. As a rookie he scored 13 goals and notched19 helpers. playing He can move the puck up ice with lightning like acceleration.  Great in the transition game. Excellent skill set. Outstanding skater with quick speed.  He is a difference maker. He sees the ice very well. Great vision. High hockey IQ. Very competitive. He quarterbacks to top line power play and key on the PK. He has tremendous hockey sense. Great work ethic. Outstanding team guy. He is a solid   College prospect. He has so much upside. In his short season of 6 games he already has 1 goal and 4 assists.


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