Tonight, the National Hockey League (NHL) published the Central Scouting Service’s annual “Players to Watch” list. Along with Sebastian Wrenschitz, only 18-year-old self-made bullets from Vienna are also part of this select group. A student at the Vienna Capitals Hockey Academy played his role in the NHL Scouts’ Notebook as Austria’s goalkeeper at the U20 World Cup in Edmonton / Canada. The NHL Entry Draft, in which the National Hockey League clubs secure the rights of more than 200 talented players, is scheduled for June 23 and 24.
„Role model“ Der Vienna Capitals Hockey Academy
Sebastian Wrenschitz is practically the “role model” of the Vienna Capitals Hockey Academy. The 18-year-old Viennese not only went through all the youth teams in the Vienna Capital organization, but also benefits from the “School and Sport” model of the club as a student of its own hockey academy. Age-appropriate, professional training and a school program as per training and competition planning ensures excellent school and sports development. The five partner schools have lessons in different types of lessons. On the ice, a proven team of coaches support up and coming CAP talents such as Sebastian Wrenschitz on their way. “For later in this phase, the foundation for a successful career is laid. We provide players with an ideal introduction to competitive sports, but we also attach great importance to schooling. Academy Director Peter Shweda says With the Vienna Capital Hockey Academy model, we are building an ideal relationship.
Eight seasonal missions, one shutout, 90.7 percent savings
In the current season, Wrenschitz, like Armen Preiser and other “academics” Patrick Antle, Timo Palier and Bernhard Pausch (currently awarded to Bregenzerwald / Alps), made the leap to the professional squad of Spruce Vienna Capital. Currently, the 18-year-old goalie has eight appearances and saves 90.7 percent. In his
Already the third game for Spruce Vienna Capital, Viennese celebrated their first career shutout on 16 October 2020 in Dornburn.
Outstanding performance in the U20 World Cup
At the U20 World Cup in Edmonton / Canada, the left catch (born in 2002) played three four preliminary round games as a single goal. His outstanding achievements made headlines worldwide for bringing Sweden’s young stars to a 4–0 loss to Austria with 61 saves. “The Austrian goalie was sensational” it was said, e.g.
On the official website of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF. The draft, in which clubs from the National Hockey League secure the rights to more than 200 talent, is scheduled for June 23 and June 24, 2021.
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