The Florida Eels Are Extremely Excited to Announce that Eels Veteran Daniel Merida6’2” 170lbs Forward Has Re-Signed With The Florida Eels Junior Program.

Daniel is going into his 3rdseason with the Eels. He has been an Eel dating back to his youth days. He size is his natural strength, He is a good skater with explosive speed. Hard to stop on the line rush. This is a huge year for Daniel and he has grown maturity wise enormously. You can see his confidence in his training. He has stepped up this Spring and Summer working out with the coaches every day in the gym and on the ice 2-3 times per week.


Coach Frank Scarpaci echoes that Daniel has enormous upside. He is one of our most improved players He is showing enormous determination and fortitude in his ice training training. He is set on attending college and knows now is the time to get himself ready. Coach Sanchez is equally enthused about Daniel returning. “With Daniel buying in 100% we can ripen him into a power forward. He won’t be relying on others to do the job. It is his time”


GM Scarpaci concludes, “Daniel is another example of the Eels player development model. The Eels have taken this young boy and allowed him the time and were patient in his development. Now we expect Daniel to have a breakthrough year in route to realize his dreams of playing college hockey”

Spread the love

What's Happening with the Florida Eels

Keep up with the freshest news & the exciting games of your favorite PREMIER & Elite USPHL teams!