One of the most mobile defencemen in the 05’ draft class, Tanner Fennell can skate with the best of them and can provide a strong impact on every aspect of the game. With his great skating ability, Fennell can be dangerous as a puck mover out of the defensive zone and can generate odd-man rushes as a result. Fennell has tremendous make-up speed and can close the gap between himself and an offensive player in a matter of seconds, stopping any scoring chances that could be generated against his team. Fennell moves up and down the ice effortlessly, able to find where he needs to be, and capitalizes on the opportunities that present themselves. Fennell is a hard worker on and off the ice, making strides in each aspect of his game every season. Fennell has incredibly high upside and has the potential to develop into a top talent at his position. With his solid frame and top-tier athleticism, Tanner Fennell is ready to make the jump to the next level and can be an impact player moving forward at the junior level.