Charlie Elick

NAME: Charlie Elick

TEAM: Edge School (CSSHL)

HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’2, 170 lbs


HAND: Right

November 6th, 2020 vs NAX: If there’s one thing that’s for sure about Charlie Elick’s game, it’s his ability with his feet. He really pushes the pace of play with his skating and breezes by everyone with ease. I haven’t seen that from many of the defensemen in this year’s class. He’s quick on his edges, giving himself that extra second of advantage time to make his next move. You could see throughout this game he wanted to bring a physical presence. Elick had a couple of chances to take down his man in big open-ice collisions but didn’t connect. Defensively, his opponents weren’t afraid to challenge him after being beaten down the boards a few times fairly easily. He was caught off guard a few times in his zone. One time was when Tristian Doyle beat him to an iced puck which Elick became a little too casual on. His ability going forward is at an unbelievable level. Personally, the best I’ve watched from a blueliner in this class. However, defensively there’s work to be done. I am excited to see how he develops. – Liam Horrobin