Found July 11, 2012 on
The Hockey Guys:
By Dustin Leed (@D_LEED)
Sault Ste. Marie general manager Kyle Dubas put it succinctly.
“Nick Cousins is a strong kid who tends to be hated by opposition players and fans.”
And Cousins wouldn’t have it any other way.
“I have fun doing it, it’s the role I accept,” Cousins said prior to the Flyers Developmental Camp in Voorhees this week. “I’ve accepted that role ever since growing up.”
“I’m a small pesky guy that gets in everyone’s face and pisses off the other team. One of those guys you love to have on your team, but hate to play against.”
Nick Cousins participates in a drill at Flyers Developmental Camp in Voorhees, N.J. (Photo: Shelley Szwast)
Considered by many to be the Philadelphia Flyers’ top prospect, Cousins brings a lot more to the table in addition to his agitating style. The 18-year-old led the Greyhounds in scoring with 35 goals and 88 points in 65 games last season. His next closest teammate was Brett Findlay, who finished with 56 points. He was also a plus-1 on a te
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