Originally written on Lowetide  |  Last updated 12/8/11

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Colten Teubert #79 of the Los Angeles Kings is pursued by Viktor Tikhonov #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes for the puck during the second period at Staples Center on September 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Coyotes 4-3. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Colten Teubert is destined to be a crowd favorite in Edmonton. A tough, physical defenseman with a large mean streak, he stands out as a strong skater with size. I count him as the 2nd best defensive defenseman in the system, and the 5th best defender overall bubbling under.  Winter 2011: #11 Summer 2011: #15 AHL coach Mark Morris: "Like most guys who enter the American Hockey League, the biggest challenge is making the reads. He is a strong skater, so if he makes a poor read he has the ability to eat up ground and shut people down. What I like about him is that he seems to get a piece of somebody every time he is on the ice, and he is a hard guy to play against. At times when he handles the puck, he might not make the best choice, but he keeps the game fairly simple. He is an old school defenceman in my books; the type of guy that everybody will appreciate over the course of time.He's not going to wow you in the beginning, but I think over time he will prove that he is a force t...
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