Western College Hockey Looks At Two DU Recruits

(left) DU recruits Josiah Didier & Zac Larraza were identified by Western College Hockey Blog as possible mid-round NHL Draft selections

Western College Hockey Blog recapped a recent USHL game between Cedar Rapids and the USNDP Under-18 Team. DU had a couple of recruits playing that night including Zac Larraza, Matt Van Voorhis and Josiah Didier.

WCH mentioned the play of Larraza & Didier in regards to the 2011 NHL Draft.
"Zac Larraza and Adam Reid have always been two pretty similar players. Both are big guys that looked absolutely lost when they first joined the NTDP last year, but their coordination has started to catch up, and while they're still projects, big guys with decent skill will always get a long look. Larraza is particular has come a long way forward and would make a decent mid-round pick."

"I was a little surprised defenseman Josiah Didier didn't get any sort of mention from NHL Central Scouting. Perhaps it's because he's a rookie in the league. In any case, he's about 6'2" 200 lbs., played a lot of solid minutes, and was on CR's top powerplay unit the entire weekend. He certainly looked like a solid mid-round draft pick."

2011 Recruiting Class
D Scott Mayfield (Youngstown, USHL)
F Zac Larraza (U.S. Under-18)
F Garrett Allen (Fargo, USHL)
D Matt Van Voorhis (U.S. Under-18)
D Joey LaLeggia (Penticton Vees, BCHL)
F Larkin Jacobson (Janesville Jets, NAHL)

2012 Recruiting Class
F Tyler Pham (Colorado Thunderbirds-U18)
D Dakota Mermis (U.S. Under-17)
D Josiah Didier (Cedar Rapids, USHL)
F Daniel Doremus (Sioux Falls, USHL)

2013 Recruiting Class
F Brad Hawkinson (Colorado Thunderbirds-U18)

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