Skjei was one of the last cuts from last year’s gold medal winning team and said (NHL.com) that his game has progressed, he is a smarter defenseman, a two-way defenseman that he was told he would be a shutdown guy this season.
A teammate at Minnesota told NHL.com that Skjei is one of the best skaters he has seen, that Skjei has a great stride and is unbelievably fast and can go from end to end easily.
He said that he learned how to skate like he has because his uncle is a skating coach with the Minnesota Wild.
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Video of Skjei skating is below