September 24, 1996 in Sports

Brad Ference


Age: 17.

Height: 6-3.

Weight: 185.

Number: 2.

Hometown: Calgary.

Position: Defenseman.

‘95-96 stats: 2 assists, 18 penalty minutes.

Local school: Ferris.

Draft status: Eligible in ‘97.

Quick check: Playing in only 5 games after joining the Chiefs in mid-January, Ference put in some impressive minutes as a rookie.

Coach’s comment: “No question he’ll be a pro. He has a chance to be drafted high. The only (negative) factor this year is weight. How much will he keep on?”

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