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Brad Ference

Age: 18.

Height: 6-3. Weight: 185.

Number: 2.

Hometown: Calgary.

Position: Defenseman.

Last year: 67 games, 6 goals, 20 assists, 12 points on the power play, 324 penalty minutes.

Local school: Ferris.

Draft status: Vancouver Canucks (lst round, 10th pick, ‘97)

Quick check: Rugged player, willing fighter, Ference made some good decisions in last year’s playoffs to even out his proven toughness. Wants to take his game to a higher level. (Read that to mean he may not be the wild man he was last year).

Coach’s comment: “A dominant player despite his age and experience.”

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