Highlights: Watch Sam Morin run show at Flyers Development Camp
The Flyers released some footage of 20-year-old defensive prospect Samuel Morin at 2015 Development Camp. The 6′ 6″ blueliner used his tremendous size and great defensive instincts to put on quite the show.
Let’s take a look. Now in GIF form.
Morin receives a pass from down low at the blueline and showcases his smooth skating ability as he skates cross-ice and fires the puck on net:
When you have absolutely no idea what’s going on:
Morin takes some tips from player development coach Kjell Samuelsson. Those are some nice strides:
Morin hard on the body:
Morin gets good positioning on Radel Fazleev, ensuring the puck never gets to the goalie before clearing it out of harm’s way:
Morin tries to contain the nifty Travis Konecny. After the initial shot gets through, Morin uses his tremendous reach to clear the puck and prevent Konecny from getting the rebound:
Scott Laughton really doesn’t have much of a chance here as Morin is in perfect position to block the shot and then clear the puck. The big man appears to be a bit gassed afterwards, though:
Morin plays this 2-on-1 perfectly. After taking the pass and allowing the shot, Morin once again uses his great reach to clear the puck out of trouble, preventing what appeared to be a sure goal: