“If you wanted to make a living as a coach you would be working for the St. Louis Blues, and I really hadn’t gotten to that point in my life where I had built the right skill set to be here.”. Statistics of Sean Farrell, a hockey player from Hopkinton, MA born Nov 2 2001 who was … He is committed to play at Harvard University. As several players struggle for points, new addition Alexander Gordin is ripping it up in Russia. Sean Farrell totaled 40 points in 61 games in 2017-18 with the NTDP Away from the puck, Farrell takes appropriate routes to support the play and shows good timing to attack the slot and present his stick for passes coming from below the goal line. Links: Geoff Molson envisions long-term success for Montreal. “I started to specialize in the coaching area of skill development,” said Ferrell, now in his fourth year working for the Blues as the video coach. Today, USA Hockey announced the 39 players that have been invited to the evaluation camp that will help determine the roster for the event. By Chicago Steel, 04/13/20, 3:00PM CDT. Diversifying his game by becoming a dangerous shooter would also help him retain his offence as he rises through the rank. All rights reserved. Most historical data provided by Dan Diamond and Associates. Sean Farrell thought about going to Vancouver for the 2019 National Hockey League draft. Undersized, Farrell needs to … It’s not rare to see players who pass through that system improve rapidly over the course of a season due to the team’s skill-focused practices. “It’s basically a 12-month job, and some guys take the two and a half month break in the summer to go to seminars and become students of the game in every way they can, and then there’s guys who skate more. (Rena Laverty/USA Hockey), There was near unanimous bewilderment among scouts, college coaches, and agents with Monday morning’s release of the NHL Central Scouting Preliminary Players to Watch List.…, The 2020 NHL Draft is going be a down year for New England prospects, no matter how you slice it. He coached professionals who made St. Louis their home, and collegiate players like Cam Jansen and Pat Maroon, and eventually his group grew to 25 players. The big concern regarding Farrell is his lack of size. The winger manages to barely slip in the offensive zone in situations other players would have crashed against a neutral-zone defensive wall. WHA hat tricks courtesy Scott Surgent. « Sports editors head to Scottrade, meet the Blues, Varsity WoPo coach Baud honored with Bill Barnett Award by USA Water Polo », Written by  He also isn’t afraid to work through traffic to get his blade on the puck when it sits in the crease. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. He will also have to add even more trickery to his offensive movements and rushes, like changes of speed and corridor, so that he continues to elude even professional defenders. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Sean Farrell was part of the dominant USNTDP U-18 squad from last year, before joning the Chicago Steel of the USHL. No material may be reprinted without the permission of the editors and the moderator. A bunch of my cousins played growing up so they were the ones who first got me out on skates. “We do have other players who make St. Louis their home, they play for other teams, but in the summer it’s a developmental process,” said Ferrell. He lacks ankle flexion and recovers his feet wide of his centre of mass. Instead, the Hopkinton, Mass., native opted to watch it at home. Farrell formed an extremely dominant duo with the first-rounder selection of the Vegas Golden Knights, ... McKeen’s Hockey: #45 Dobberprospects: #60. And even though the Chicago Steel forward who spent the past two seasons plying his craft in the USA Hockey National Team Development Program wasn’t there at Rogers Arena, he was happy nonetheless. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. the official stats partner of the NHL. He loves to carry the puck up ice. “We’re not sharing trade secrets but basically working one-on-one with people, and that’s been incredibly rewarding. He skates well and works his tail off. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? In today’s links, Teasdale’s itching to get started in pro hockey, Josh Anderson has more doubters to prove wrong, and condolences for the family of Joey Moss. Farrell passed, Brisson shot, and the pair racked up goals. Or write about sports? Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Ferrell’s coaching of professional players sprouted from his volunteering at this youth camp. Eliteprospects.com hockey player profile of Sean Farrell, 2001-11-02 Hopkinton, MA, USA USA. Under-17 team. Here are a couple of clips taken from last season that illustrates the winger’s game quite well. Sean Farrell is a 5-foot-8, 175-pound center from Hopkinton. A friend reached out to Ferrell asking him to help out with defensemen at a youth hockey camp, a camp where Mayers and Salvador were also instructing. Ferrell played competitive hockey when he was younger, including four years at the high school varsity level at SLUH and nearly three years in the North American Junior Hockey League with the St. Louis Jr. Blues. Farrell should be given the chance to seize an immediate substantial role in his freshman season at Harvard this fall. Tags: Chicago Steel, NTDP Under-17 Team, Sean Farrell, USA Hockey, © Copyright 2020 Seamans Media, Inc. • All Rights Reserved. Still, he manages to generate speed by powering through his inefficiency at a high rate and using crossovers. And even though the Chicago Steel forward who spent the past two seasons plying his craft in the USA Hockey National Team Development Program wasn’t there at Rogers Arena, he was happy nonetheless. Off the rush, he also protects possession well from defenders. Further proof of that sad…, Brown University hockey's program received some unwelcome news on Monday when the coaching staff learned prized recruit Nikita Nesterenko had de-committed. Since graduating St. Louis U. Are you a Stathead, too? He was with the US NTDP two years ago before moving to the USHL last season. In 2005, a group of Blues players, including defensemen Bryce Salvador and Barrett Jackman and forward Jamal Mayers, had been working at the Hockey Academy with the current head athletic trainer Ray Barile and former video coach Jamie Kompon. In today’s links, the Canadiens owner reflects on the team and the year, Jesperi Kotkaniemi is logging lots of minutes in Finland, and the Arizona Coyotes face the music over Mitchell Miller. Data Provided By “To be able to wake up every day and walk into a building as part of a team with a common goal and still collectively with everyone else know you can learn more, it just keeps you thirsty for showing up every day.”. Overall, at the 123rd selection, the Canadiens added some more skill to their prospect pool. Development and talent acquisition is how they ended up with five players in the top-10 for points in the USHL. Hopkinton native Sean Farrell was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth round (124th overall pick) of the National Hockey League draft on Wednesday. The Habs added a shifty playmaker at the end of the fourth round. High in 1988, Sean Ferrell, current St. Louis Blues video coach, has gone from playing competitive hockey, to working in corporate America, to living his dream as an NHL coach and the first Blues coach hailing from St. Louis.