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  • Shuhei Kuji at Islanders Prospects Camp

    Posted by simon c on 2009 July 9日 Thursday

    Waseda University captain and Japanese national team player Shuhei Kuji has been invited to the New York Islanders Prospects Camp. This is a big deal, as players with NHL experience such as Josh Bailey and top draft picks like John Tavares (can’t get any more top prospect than this) will also be participating. No doubt this will provide valuable experience for Kuji to play against superior competition and hopefully make some strides in his game, and maybe even get drafted in the future (though the chances of this is very slim).

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    Incidentally, Kuji was the only non-Toyo University player selected on to the 2009 Kanto University Championship All Star Team earlier in the year.

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    One Response to “Shuhei Kuji at Islanders Prospects Camp”

    1. Ken Dick said

      As one of the Isles Blog Box members, I was going to go over to camp (5 minutes from my house) and introduce myself to Kuji Shuhei.

      I meant to ask Garth Snow the other day about him, but it slipped my mind and then we parted ways. Do you have any questions you’d like me to ask either man? I am somewhat intrigued about why the Isles are looking at Kuji and what his future plans are.

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