Martin Frk has had a trying sophomore season, what with the concussion that kept him out for three months and his ultimately mature decision not to play for his country in the world junior championship ... well, that's more than most 18-year-olds can handle. However, the Halifax Mooseheads right wing is quickly getting up to speed and showing why he's a highly touted pick for the NHL draft.
On Sunday, Frk turned in a superb solo effort that helped Halifax post a road win over provincial rival Cape Breton. Off a broken play, he gathered the puck along the boards, gave the how's-she-goin' move to the Screaming Eagles' Jonathan Brunelle and went in to score on a deke. That spurred the Mooseheads on to a win, too.
The 6-foot, 198-pound Frk is ranked 25th among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting Service. He has a late-1993 birthdate so he should be expected to one of the more physically mature prospects in this draft class, but it's impressive how he's starting to put itRead More »from QMJHL: Mooseheads’ Martin Frk makes up for lost time with sweet goals