The Florida Eels are excited to announce the signing of 2003 Landen Engels from Sioux Falls, SD
Engels is 5’8 and a solid 185 LBS. He is physically strong and uses his strength to his advantage wearing down opponents. He played last season in the WSHL and that experience with prove volumes in his player development. He is a very versatile player having experience both as a forward and a defenseman. We know that this hybrid experience has helped tremendously in years past with the Eels. Moreover, having players with defensive knowledge as a forward is critical in the win column. This is especially true with Engels. He has a high hockey IQ and understands it is the defensive responsibility that wins games.
Landen has very good skill set. Not only is he a smooth skater, he controls the puck very well and has outstanding vision. He plays with hunger and a thirst to win. This is another high character young man that the Florida Eels have brought into its program. He plays with grit. He has great work ethic, selfless and unwavering dedication to his team. Engels is a very determined young man. Landen will fit right into the Eels culture. Welcome to the Eels family.