Cade joined the Eels last season as a rookie. He proved to be pound for pound one of the hardest working and most determined guys on the Eels Elite team noted GM Scarpaci. “This kid would go through a “wall” for me if I asked him to do it. He is like a sponge. He listens intently and is a coach’s dream. He does not have a filter. Constantly pushing himself and his teammates. He is a first-class individual on and off the ice. High character”
He scored 3 goals and notched 9 assists as a rookie last year. He adjusted very well to the junior game which obviously was much faster and far more intense than the midget hockey he was accustomed to. But he worked tiredly at it says Head Coach Alex Sanchez. He was first into the corners and battled extremely hard against any opponent no matter what their size was or skill set. He wasn’t afraid to get to the dirty areas either and that is what we call heart and will to win This is precisely the kind of player we want in our program”
Premier Coach Frank Scarpaci said what was so impressive about Cade was he came back in the Spring and the summer to develop his skills and speed. He also joined us in Boston to compete in the USPHL Spring Showcase and in the Pro-AM NHL Pre-Daft Showcase. He got to play against every player vs Team Euro Team Sweden and the strong Russian/Ukraine Team. Cade did very well in stepping up his game. He is showing us every day his dedication to advance himself and his determination and fortitude is laid out on and off the ice”
This will be a break out year for Cade. He simply goes out there to out work everyone else and this attitude is contagious on the ice and in the lockerroom.
We expect him to blossom fully as a player taking his last years’ experience and post season training to pilot and ripen him into an impact player for the Eels concludes GM Scarpaci