MIDTERMS: Steven Lorentz (Peterborough Petes, Ontario Hockey League)

MIDTERMS: Steven Lorentz (Peterborough Petes, Ontario Hockey League)

Steven Lorentz 2016-17 season capsule Steven Lorentz was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 7th round of the 2015 NHL draft. Lorentz is a 2-way center with NHL size and some offensive ability. He is a veteran leader and alternate captain on the 2016-17 Peterborough Petes team that is currently in a playoff spot. Lorentz has 29 goals and 29 assists in 51 games this season.   Mid-season interview on Steven Lorentz with Dan Malta from Cogeco TV in Peterborough, Ontario Dan Malta is a sports producer & anchor with Cogeco TV in Peterborough, Ontario. He started covering the OHL five years ago while working as a sports reporter and anchor in Oshawa, Ontario. Dan now produces and hosts Peterborough Petes broadcasts, hosts a weekly Petes update show called “Petes This Week” and works as the pxp voice of the Cobourg Cougars (Petes Affiliate team) of the OJHL. You can follow Dan on twitter @danfromcanada for Petes updates throughout the season.   Canes and Coffee: How would you summarize Steven Lorentz’s play in 2016-17 through just more than half of the season? Dan Malta: He got off to a slow start to the season, maybe looked like he was trying to go through the opposing team all by himself. For me it just looked like he was lacking chemistry with his line mates. The guys he had the best chemistry with are no longer on the team. About mid way through January Steven really got his stride back and started looking more like the player we were familiar with. He has four-game winning goals for the Petes and...
BACK TO SCHOOL: Steven Lorentz (Peterborough Petes)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Steven Lorentz (Peterborough Petes)

This series that both looks back at 2015-16 and forward to 2016-17 for individual Carolina Hurricanes prospects started as the ‘back to school’ series with initial profiles being of prospects heading back to school to play NCAA hockey in 2016-17. The sixth article in this series jumps across the border to Canada where players obviously play junior hockey which is not technically a school team, but I think I would stick with the ‘back to school’ theme for this young group of players who are still very much learning and developing.   Menu of Carolina Hurricanes prospect profiles thus far In case you missed them, here are links to the previous Hurricanes prospect profiles: Matt Filipe (Northeastern University) Jack LaFontaine (University of Michigan) Max Zimmer (University of Wisconsin) David Cotton (Boston College) Luke Stevens (Yale University) The first profile for the Hurricanes prospects playing in Canadian junior hockey for the 2016-17 is for Steven Lorentz. Lorentz was a seventh round draft pick for the Hurricanes at the 2015 NHL draft. Lorentz is a big forward who will continue his development with the Peterborough Petes in the Ontario Hockey League in 2016-17. Comments on Steven Lorentz from Peterborough Petes coach Jody Hull Jody Hull has been the Head Coach for the Peterborough Petes since assuming that role in December of 2012. Jody is a Petes alumnus and also a veteran of 831 games at the NHL level. His full bio can be found on the Peterborough Petes web site.   Canes and Coffee: How would you describe Steven Lorentz’s game 3-4 sentences. What are his strengths? Peterborough Petes Coach Jody...