from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,
He impressed that night when he went to the Wings’ suite and easily conversed with Yzerman and coach Jeff Blashill while also serving as translator for his parents, who don’t speak much English.
“He’s a very mature person for sure,” Blashill said. “You can tell he’s comfortable in his own skin. Those are the guys that have true self-confidence. He carries himself with a moxie. He’s got a leadership pied-piper to him where guys the same age want to follow him around. He’s got lots of real good qualities. I think he’s a real good prospect.”
The team is eager to see how Seider fares during exhibition season. When team personnel scouted him in May at the IIHF world championship, he played a conservative game. Is that what they’ll see when he goes up against NHL veterans? Or will they also see his aggressive side?