Prospect Report: Hanowski going through some growing pains at St. Cloud State

 

Ben Hanowski Born: 10-18-1990 Position: Winger Height: 6-2 Weight: 198-pounds Hometown: Little Falls, Minn. Current Team: St. Cloud State University Pittsburgh Penguins 2009 3rd round pick TIOPS Scouting Report Hanowski had a prolific high school hockey career scoring 73 goals and 135 points (73-62-135) in 31 games, for Little Falls (2008-2009) during his senior season. Strengths: Exceptional puck skills, when it comes to his stick handling/goal scoring ability. – Has a knack for scoring goals – Elusive when a defender is closing on him – Good at moving the puck in tight – Smart two way player – Hard worker, student of the game – Performed well in testing drills at Penguins July prospect camp in drills that had an emphasis on quick feet Weaknesses: Not an exceptional skater, lacks breakaway speed but has quick feet. – Overall Skating ability – Body needs to fill out – Needs atleast two-threeRead More »