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Teen pulls off 'Michigan' goal at tournament

15-year-old playing for Toronto-based AAA minor midget team in Philadelphia scores with skill

by NHL.com @NHL / NHL.com

If this goal is any indication of things to come from 15-year-old Graeme Clarke, then we may see his name being called on stage in a few years at the NHL Draft.  

Clarke, an Ottawa native, pulled off "The Michigan" goal while playing at the 2016 World Selects Invitational in Philadelphia for the Toronto Marlboros AAA Minor Midget team. He gathered the puck behind the goaltender, scooped it off the ice and tucked it into the top left corner of the net for the goal, an impressive display of skill from the youngster.

The goal-scoring move derives its name from former University of Michicagn player Mike Legg, who used it in an NCAA tournament game in 1996.

Clarke certainly is a prospect to watch. Last season, he scored 56 goals and had 79 points in 27 games for the Ottawa Senators Minor Bantam AAA team.

Watch the goal here

 

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