Connor Zary

Connor Zary Prospect Scouting Report

2018-19 Team: Kamloops Blazers (#18)
Date of Birth: September 25, 2001
Place of Birth: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Ht: 6’0”/183cm Wt:174/79 lbs/kg
Position: C
Projected Draft Position #16

The six-foot, 175-pound left-shot forward smallish guy without a lot of dynamic qualities

Skating

overall skating are pretty damn “good.

Puck Skills & Puck Movement

good stick handler puck out in front when rushing with puck takes passes well toe drags defenseman protects the puck well

Shooting The Puck

takes puck to the net good wrist shot, very good snap shot. great hands

Physical Game

Not a good fighter

Defense

Very good defensive play and is improving every year

Intangibles

Stands up for teammates guilty of trying to do too much “Usually, if I’m keeping my shifts short and I’m on the bench, it’s like, ‘Come on. I don’t want to be on this bench any more,’” Connor said. “I almost get antsy. I just want to get back out there.” love his compete He pushes himself to be the guy to make the difference

Zary, in fact, is born September 21, 2001 missing the cutoff for the 2019 Draft by six days and therefore is eligible for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft
“He’s been very good, he drives the offensive machine on that line. He’s great at protecting the puck and I love the competitiveness in him,” said Lajoie.

Hockey Sense – 4/5
Skating – 4/5
Puck Skills – 3/5
Shooting – 3/5
Physicality – 4/5
Defensively – 4/5
Intangibles – 4/5