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Draft Prospect - 2016
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Cody Eakin
North American Skater
Swift Current, WHL
Final Rank:  29 Midterm Rank:  52
Position:  Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  176
Born:  May 24, 1991    
Birthplace:  Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Swift Current coach and GM Dean Chynoweth
"Cody is a tremendous skater and a lot of the things he does come from his skating ability. He's also ultra-competitive, and where he has a lot of success is getting in on the forecheck and chasing and racing for loose pucks. He also uses his speed a lot with the puck on the entries into the offensive zone. His speed also helps him in the defensive zone by catching guys from behind and creating turnovers in situations where guys who don't skate as well wouldn't be able to do. He beats a lot of guys to the outside and that's because of his skating ability."