September 24, 1996 in Sports

Ryan Berry


Age: 18.

Height: 6-4.

Weight: 206.

Number: 23.

Hometown: Surrey, British Columbia.

Position: Defenseman.

‘95-96 stats: 1 assist, 54 penalty minutes.

Local school: Ferris.

Draft status: Florida Panthers (free agent).

Quick check: Injuries and the players ahead of him have limited his ice time for two years. This is his year to play regularly.

Coach’s comment: “He went to Florida’s camp and played well. He needs to be a big, physical presence.”

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