Top-nine power forward with enough scoring touch to contribute in the offensive zone.
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March 2019 – Adams is progressing well in his sophomore season at Union College with 21 points in 36 games played. The big winger continues to grow both in size and ability. He has soft hands, a nose for the net and continues to improve his skating. The Red Wings will be patient with this player as a long term project. Adams projects as a bottom-six forward down the road. Mark Hillier
June 2018 – During his second year in the USHL, family friend Torey Krug told Adams to use his size to his advantage, get to the net and play with more “jam”. Adams took the advice to heart as he went on to lead the league with 37 goals and finish fifth in points with 60. He continued his development last season with Union College where the freshman winger found himself in and out of the lineup especially early on. He improved steadily, and by the end of the season, the hulking forward was used on the power play. His coach, Rick Bennett, was impressed with “his vision, his ability to create plays coming out of our defensive zone, making the right play which led to rushes and scoring chances. That was one of the areas where Jack was kind of a surprise. His size and skating ability, he was able to use that as the season wore on and he became a valuable asset for us…” Adams projects as a prototypical power forward and can be considered a long term project for the Wings. Mark Hillier
September 2017 – Adams is a huge winger born in 1997 and in his third year of draft eligibility. Last season, in his se