Dougie Hamilton
North American Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: Niagara, OHL
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
WEIGHT: 187
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: June 17, 1993
HOMETOWN: St. Catharines, ON
BORN IN: Toronto, ON, CAN
MID RANK: 7
FINAL RANK: 4
• Through the first round of the 2011 Ontario Hockey League playoffs, Hamilton led the IceDogs with six points (1-5--6) in their four-game sweep of Brampton. In 2010-11, he led Niagara and finished fourth in the OHL in scoring among defensemen with 58 points (12-46--58) in 67 games.

• Athleticism runs in the Hamilton family: his father, Doug, was an Olympic rower for Canada, winning a bronze medal in 1984 and also competing in 1988; his mother, Lynn, competed on Canada’s basketball team at the 1984 Olympics and won World Championship gold and bronze medals; and his older brother, Freddie, was selected 129th overall by San Jose in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and also plays for Niagara in the OHL.

• In 2009-10, he was named to the OHL Second All-Rookie Team, the Niagara Ice Dog’s Rookie of the Year and honored as the OHL’s Top Academic High School Student.

• He played for Canada and won gold at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial -- at the tournament he roomed with WHL’s Red Deer Rebels, and fellow top prospect, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

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FAVORITES

NHL team: San Jose Sharks
NHL player: Jay Bouwmeester
Shootout move: Spin-o-rama
Video game: NHL ‘11
Movie: The Guardian
TV show: Two and a Half Men
Actor: Adam Sandler
Website: Facebook.com
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Breakfast food: Bagel with cheese
Superhero: The Flash