The Ottawa Senators will most likely take Czechoslovakian defenceman Roman
Hamrlik with their first choice (2nd overall) in Saturday's NHL entry draft.
Senator personnel have been to Czechoslovakia to meet Hamrlik and his parents,
and the Senators have also brought them to Ottawa for a tour.
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 92 11:15:31 PDT
>strong European contingent, he's been mentioned by both expansion teams.
>May have to adjust some to North American game but he's got skills,
>aggressiveness, and both physical and medical toughness. Brother Martin
>was drafted in second round last year [by Hartford].
>love his size and skating skills. Improved puckhandling and offensive
>skills during the season. With 25 additional pounds expected with
>maturity, he could be a *** blueliner. Possible first overall pick.
>far as to call him mean. Missed most of the season after shoulder surgery.
>excellent skater and hard shooter. Not overpowering, but wiry. Rates as
>possible first overall pick, but there are some weaknesses, including
>inconsistency and a recent knee injury. May not reach NHL superstardom,
>but should be a competent regular.
BTW, Senator ticket prices are among the most expensive in the league, ranging
from C$21 to C$100 each.