It's been a while, and yes and this is some old news but I dug up some info on the newest Tiger.
German Import Markus Eisenschmid
The MH News mentioned that Clouston was assured 100% that he is coming over, and I just read a german article where his former Team's Coaches have also stated that he will play in North America for his development.
Last year Markus played in the German Men's league and scored 7 points in 39 games as a 17 year old.
He also split time with ESV Kaufbeuren and put up 18 points in 19 games with 34 penalty minutes in their junoir league.
Eisenschmid is listed at 6 feet 172 lbs on Elite Prospects.com.
Markus was ranked as the 57th best prospect on NHL Central Scouting Final Euro List, and 53rd on the Mid-Term rankings, but went undrafted, as did ranked Tigers Spenser Jensen, Ty Stanton, and Curtis Valk.
Last year Markus suffered an early season injury and his Junoir team had to play in different Arena's as it had contructions issues and was shut down. He was used in a scorer role, but when he moved up to the German Men's league he was given a defensive shutdown 3rd/4th line type role.
For his overall potential it is too early to see if he can be a scorer, or more of a 3rd line grinder. Reports say he is a pretty all-around good offensive player. I did read that Eisenshmid has a feistyness/proud aspect to his game, but could get a little stronger. Markus does have a tendency of sometimes looking a bit lethargic on the ice and like all euro's it may take him some time to adjust to the quickness of the CHL game, but he has an offensive upside that hopefully the Tigers can get out of him.
At the under 18's he was a player that liked to pass the puck instead of shoot, and seemed to play better being a centreman. He has been used on both the powerplay and penalty kill, so he has some flexibility to where he can play. He will probably have a shot at playing with Germany for the WJC championship if he gets off to a good start.
With the depth the Tigers have, hopefully he can prove to put up some points on the second line.
Prior to the draft it sounded like he has made up his mind about crossing the ocean and is exciting about playing here.
MH News Article