Tyler Eckford
Birth Date:September 8, 1985 (30 years old)
Place of Birth:Vancouver, B.C.
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Jersey in 2004 (7/217).
Scouting Report
Assets: Possessed excellent passing skills (at least for lower levels) and good mobility from the back end. Also had NHL size at 6-3, 214 pounds.
Flaws: Never really tightened up his play without the puck, especially in the defensive zone, which prevented him from thriving in the NHL. Didn't use his size enough.
Career Potential: Depth defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman 2007-08
NCAA West First All-American Team 2007-08
CCHA First All-Star Team 2007-08

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