Red Deer (WHL)
5'11" 165 lbs
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
Date of Birth: 8/8/91
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Landon Ferraro had a breakout season for the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL, registering 55 points after putting up just 24 points in '07-'08. Ferraro is the son of former NHLer Ray Ferraro and step-son of USA women's Olympic hockey player Cammi Granato.
- Fast skater (won the fastest skater competition at this year's CHL Top Prospects Game).
- Great hockey sense
- Strong positional play
- Good shot
- He has been described as mature beyond his years.
- A natural leader
- Has been described as confident but not cocky
- Has been compared to David Krejci
- Can turn to his father for advice about what it takes to play in the NHL
- Undersized at just 165 lbs.
- Had the worst +/- of any player on Red Deer this season with a -23 (although he was likely matched up against most teams' top line). He is a -49 over parts of three seasons with Red Deer.