Unlike many players with his body type, being light on his feet does not a pose a problem for Zach Senyshyn.
The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds rookie winger has stood out through the first half of the season due to having exceptional speed, particularly for a 17-year-old who is 6-foot-1 and 192 pounds. Last month, NHL Central Scouting gauged Senyshyn, who has helped the 'Hounds to the Ontario Hockey League's third-best record, as a candidate to be drafted in the second or third round next summer. That all owes to the Nepean, Ont., native getting started young at working with aptly named Ottawa Senators skating coach Mark Power.
"I started with Mark Power when I was around minor bantam [age 13] and he's helped me a lot with my skating stride and a lot of technical stuff," says Senyshyn, who has six goals and 10 points across 25 games with a balanced Greyhounds team. "It just helped a lot. I owe [his speed] to lots of hard work at a young age, lots of power skating lessons that my parentsRead More »from NHL draft tracker: Zach Senyshyn, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds