Hometown: St. Albert, Alberta Position: Defenseman.
‘95-96 stats: 1 goals, 2 assists.
Local school: Ferris.
Draft status: Boston (6th round, ‘96).
Quick check: Complete player - strong skater who moves the puck.
Coach’s comment: “Laner is strong, with all the ability. The question is, with most young guys, how hard can we get him to play on a regular basis?”
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