the players have a full or part time job or go to school. The league is
split into 3 regional divisions. The winners of each division play a
round robin to determine the Amateur Champions.
a great deal of attention. Not in the news, but of coaches and
games – defense wins championships. This could also be written like
this. Offense is gaining the attention of all – defense is gaining the
attention of the experts.
only” players. Both were born in 1984, but are already playing in the 80
to 82 born juniors category and in the best Amateur league. Also both
got called up for the U17 national team in February.
His club has signed a so called “Partner Team Agreement”, with Küsnacht, one of the amateur teams.
The agreement indicates that the Grasshoppers junior team can lend its players to Küsnacht if requested by Küsnacht.
According to Ramholt’s junior team coach Richi Jost “Ramholt is
always one of the first players, the Küsnacht coach asks for, when we
talks about the players, who will be sent to them for the next game”.
While playing 3 or 4 games a week, Ramholt would still like to play a few
additional games with players of his own age.
got the chance, despite practicing numerous times with the pros.
anticipates situations very well. A good skater, who is speedy and has good
balance. Yet he does have some problems with his agility, but nothing dramatic.
endurance, despite playing 3 to 4 games a week with older kids and men.
responsibility, as in November 1999, he was named U16 national team
making with his puckmovement and passing could use some minor
improvements. While his shooting needs some major work.
junior team is just playing on the B-level in the 80 to 82 born
category. But you don’t see that, when watching Peter on the amateur
while the regular 3rd line center was out for a bit. Upon the return of
the 3rd liner, Peter was temporarily placed onto the 4th line, but has
since fought his way back and regained his spot. The other player is now acting as a 3rd
a former teammate called him, is a fast, agile, quick skater, who shows
some leadership quality. His passes find the right teammate and he plays with great
problem for him. A very good transition player. Peter needs a lot of work
in the face-off circle, as his percentage is very bad. Potentially he is a good
face-off player, at least after the bully he knows what to do. Blocking
the other center or skate into the slot.
to lack a bit. Also he knows how to use his size. He knows how to drive to
the net and scores some important goals, but his shooting still needs a lot of work.
playmaking defensemen. With Peter’s talent he surely would be a candidate
for this scenario. A center of Peter’s caliber is wanted everywhere.
Although I think it would be best for his career, if he could stay at the center
teenagers and many things happen from age 14 to 18. If they continue to
work hard and don’t let the media get to their heads, they will no doubt get a
chance to become NHLers.