When he was selected by @LAKings in the first round (15th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, defenseman Derek Forbort was tall, but a bit light for a player who is 6-5. He had skills that attracted the attention of Kings scouts, but as soon as they drafted him, they quickly referred to him as a "project." Three years later, Forbort has three seasons of NCAA Hockey under his belt, not to mention almost two handfuls of games at @theahl level with the Kings' primary minor league affiliate, @monarchshockey.

Forbort and Nelson Emerson, who is in charge of player development for the #LAKings, spoke to Frozen Royalty about the progress Forbort has made, and where he still needs to go... Read the story here: http://wp.me/pi4Fc-6Bs
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  • frozenroyaltynhlWhen he was selected by @LAKings in the first round (15th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, defenseman Derek Forbort was tall, but a bit light for a player who is 6-5. He had skills that attracted the attention of Kings scouts, but as soon as they drafted him, they quickly referred to him as a "project." Three years later, Forbort has three seasons of NCAA Hockey under his belt, not to mention almost two handfuls of games at @theahl level with the Kings' primary minor league affiliate, @monarchshockey.

    Forbort and Nelson Emerson, who is in charge of player development for the #LAKings, spoke to Frozen Royalty about the progress Forbort has made, and where he still needs to go... Read the story here: http://wp.me/pi4Fc-6Bs

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