O2 Sports Agency: More Than Just A Business

July 24th, 2010 by Alan Bass Leave a reply »

At the end of June, right before the NHL Entry Draft, I wrote a story about Eustace King, agent for O2K Worldwide Management Group. Ever since the draft ended, King has been in a great mood, knowing that many of his clients are now the property of NHL teams. Five of King’s clients were drafted, including three in the first two rounds.

Beau Bennett was drafted 20th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins. Emerson Etem was drafted 29th overall by the Anaheim Ducks. Devante Smith-Pelley 42nd overall by the Anaheim Ducks.
Austin Levi was drafted 85th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes. Sebastian Owuya was taken 169th overall by the Atlanta Thrashers. King is impressed by his clients’ desire to succeed and their passion for the game. But more importantly, he is impressed by his agency’s growth since they began the business six years ago.

“The NHL was going through a difficult time when we started pre-lockout,” King explained. “We started in June and July before the lockout. When you create a new agency, there has to be changes in the business and the industry in order for you to present what ...

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