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Eels welcome rookie forward Marc-Aleixandre Quintal from Washington Junior Hockey News

Published: Saturday, 19 Aug 2017  
By: Frank Scarpaci

The Florida Eels welcome rookie forward Marc-Aleixandre
Quintal from the State of Washington


The Eels sign its second player in franchise
history from the State of Washington:  Marc-Aleixandre Quintal He
joins fellow veteran Eel teammate Alec Parr who was also from Washington. The
Eels first scouted Quintal at the USA Hockey High School All Stars at the Americas
in Pittsburgh two seasons ago and then the Eels coaching staff  followed  Quintal and his high school and midget teams’
accomplishments where they were extremely successful at the USA Hockey
Nationals. This year Aleixandre joined the Eels in post season play showcases
including the USPHL Showcase and the Pro Am Sr. Chowder Cup.

Eels Elite Coach Greg Sears commented that he
liked the way Quintal played at the Sr. Chowder Cup.. His work in the corners
and his battle in all three zones. He did this in the face of some very
talented players in tough competition many who were freshman in college. In the
lockeroom Coach Frankie said he was very positive. His attitude fits right in
with the Eels passion.

delivers this intensity on and off the ice. GM Scarpaci liked his winning
attitude. He obviously has played on winning teams and we want that kind of
mentality on our squad. It is funny comments GM Scarpaci. Every player has the
“Will To Win” After all nobody goes out to play hockey without that. But it is
the guy who has the willingness to make the sacrifices, and take all necessary
steps to put in hours of effort to make it happen is not so common. We think
Marc-Aleixandre has this intangible asset. That is why we brought him in to our

He has been training all week at the Eels first
week of Pre Season Training camp and has been like a sponge. Taking everything
in and we readily see he is very coachable concludes Coach Scarpaci. We know he
will do quite well and will play a key role in our program this season. Concludes
Coach Sears. Welcome to the Eels

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