Height: 5’11″/ Weight: 161 lbs.
Physical Play Excellent
Offensive Play Great
Defensive Play Average
Hockey Sense Excellent
1. Roulette is an offensive-minded player who shows attentive detail to the basics of the game.
2. He has a good set of quick hands that allows him to both control pucks with deceptive components and hit targets with accurate and crisp passes.
3. Will go to the hard areas with it and doesn’t back down to physicality.
Area’s for Improvement
1. Has a tendency to leave pucks unprotected out in front of his body instead of controlling play from the hip.
2. Has great straight line speed but is an average skater overall.
Conner Roulette plays for the Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL; he recorded an impressive 39 points in 54 WHL games as a 16-year old. Conner Roulette has patience with the puck in the offensive zone and weaves his way to the net effectively. He goes to the dirty areas of the ice and doesn’t back down to physicality. Roulette seems to always be in the right areas and gets good opportunities because of it. Roulette is an offensive-minded player who shows attentive detail to the basics of the game. He checks and surveys the ice before arriving at pucks to create a blueprint for the play. He still tends to try to attack opponents 1-on-1 instead of opting to find and use help when on the attack. He has a good set of quick hands that allow him to control pucks with deceptive components and hit targets with accurate and crisp passes. He does leave pucks unprotected out in front of his body instead of controlling play from the hip. If Roulette wants to be a top 6 forward in the NHL, he needs to improve his skating. Conner Roulette projects as a points-scoring power forward who plays much like Mark Stone of the Vegas Golden Knights. In the 2021 NHL draft, the Roulette can be picked anywhere from the late 1st round to the 3rd round.
A gritty point scoring winger who has great hands, playmaking ability and a nose for the net.
Style Comparison: Mark Stone
NHL Potential: Top 6 Power Forward Winger
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