‘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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