The Florida Eels Coaches and Scouting Staff Head to Boston for 3 Weeks of The Pro Am Chowder Cup Series
Starting July 13th with the Pro Am Mini Chowder Cup, followed by the Pro Am Sr Chowder Cup July 19th and concluding with the Pro Am Junior Chowder Cup the weekend of July 26th , the Eels will be competing with a total of 14 teams. That is 280 players in July who have their sights set on the Eels program. In all, the Eels also competed in the Pro Am Pre Draft back in May with 3 teams and another 2 teams also in May at the USPHL NCDC showcase with another 2 teams. For this post season, that will total 19 teams for the Eels in their Spring and Summer Showcase series. Additionally, the Eels had its 15th annual Development camp in Florida. That is approximately 410 players the Eels will have had at their Pre and Main Tryout Camps.
The upcoming events are the granddaddy of them all. The Pro Am Chowder Cups are one venues that attracts players from across the globe. Indeed, each of these events have over 100 teams competing and several thousand players. The boys will see players from Russia, Slovakia Czech Republic Finland Austria Sweden Latvia Montreal Toronto Hamilton Nova Scotia Edmonton Calgary Vancouver Manitoba Winnipeg China and of course across the USA. What a phenomenal opportunity for the players to showcase their skill set. Indeed, the exposure and experience is second to none.
You will see General Managers, coaches and scouts from the NHL, coaches from NCAA and ACHA College hockey and virtually every junior league in North America including the WHL OHL QMJHL the BCHL the USPHL and dozens of junior leagues in Canada and the USA.
The Eels provide a very unique opportunity to its prospects not only having a blend of coaches from its own Premier and Elite teams but also a number of college and prep school coaches to help develop the players pathway to the Next Level. The Eels provide not only the scheduled showcase games but provide its’ participates with a practice with 3+ coaches as well as an extra scrimmage game to better prepare its prospects for the showcase games. The Eels staff will take significant steps to assist its prospects to find spots on Junior teams Prep School teams and college options if so desired.