Talking with Tony: Drew Commesso 2020 Draft Interview

Tony Ferrari


Photo by Rena Laverty, courtesy of the U.S. NTDP


I had the chance to jump on a Zoom call with Drew Commesso, the goaltender from the U.S. National Team Development Program. We chatted about his season, the goaltending position in general and we took a look at some of his game tape from this past season. Commesso is one of the top North American netminders for the 2020 NHL Draft and could wind up being the second goaltender selected after Yaroslav Askarov. 


Bio information courtesy of Elite Prospects


Tony Ferrari: With the season coming to an early end, what is the feeling you’re left with when you think back on it?


Drew Commesso: Yeah, it was obviously such an abrupt ending. We were in Omaha and we got off the bus to start practice before we got to the rink. As of then the World tournament was still on and the USHL season was still on so we were kind of getting ready for practice and coach came in and you kind of just tell by the tone, he never comes in like that. Obviously checking with all the news and stuff, everyone was up to date and we kind of