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Top 30 North American prospects

Tuesday, 06.20.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
Boston Bruins
With the 2006 NHL Entry Draft coming up on June 24 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, B.C., BostonBruins.com has jumped into our yearly draft coverage. In this segment, we take a look at the Top 30 North American NHL prospects.

TOP 25 NORTH AMERICAN SKATERS

ERIK JOHNSON
U.S. National U-18 • USDP
6’ 4”, 222 lbs. Defense, shoots right
Born: March 21, 1988 in Bloomington, Minnesota
Final Ranking: 1 • Mid-Term Ranking: 1 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a powerful skater with a long, smooth stride who has tremendous acceleration in open ice ... is very strong on his feet and is an outstanding backward skater who has excellent agility for his size ... an offensive minded defenseman who has very good peripheral vision – makes the transition from defense to offense quickly and likes to rush with the puck which results in scoring chances ... makes a solid crisp first pass accurately, is also very accurate when making the long pass and possesses a hard accurate shot from the point ... is very dangerous on power-play with the one timer ... pinches well and is seldom caught out of position ... a solid positional player in the defensive zone – is difficult to beat one-on-one ... reads the play well ... has a very quick stick with a long reach that he uses effectively ... an excellent shot blocker whose timing is outstanding ... exhibits very good hockey sense and understanding of the game ... has great size, strength, physical presence and is a very competitive player who works hard every shift ... uses his size and strength to his advantage in the corners and in front of the net ... delivers solid body checks and finishes his checks with authority ... opponents are aware of his presence on the ice and he adapts well to game conditions, playing with an edge when necessary ... a disciplined player who leads by example – he is respected by teammates and opponents ... is very focused and coachable ... member of US Under-17 Team in 2004-05 ... member of the US Under-18 team for the 2005 World Championships ... member of US World Junior team for 2005-06 and will attend the University of Minnesota in the fall of 2006.
Personal Profile: Nicknames are EJ and E ... favorite team is the Minnesota Wild ... favorite players are Colorado’s Rob Blake and Edmonton’s Chris Pronger ... wears jersey #6, but says that he changes numbers every year ... says his parents have been the most influential on his career because “they are always encouraging me and supporting me no matter what” ... patterns his style of play after Rob Blake because “he is two-way and smart” ... outside of sports, Johnson most admires his parents for how hard they work in their lives ... most memorable hockey game played was USA vs. Canada at the 2006 World Junior Championships because of the “amazing atmosphere”... most memorable hockey game watched was Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals between the Canucks and the Rangers because “I knew then that hockey was what I wanted to do” ... favorites include: Seinfeld (TV show), Gladiator (movie), Vince Vaughn (actor), Jennifer Aniston (actress), Rob Thomas and Rascal Flats (musicians) ... if he could have dinner with any three people, he would invite John F. Kennedy Jr., Jennifer Aniston and Russell Crowe, because “it would be interesting and an experience that I would remember forever.”


JORDAN STAAL
Peterborough • OHL
6’4”, 215 lbs. Center, shoots left
Born: September 10, 1988 in Thunder Bay, Ontario
Final Ranking: 2 • Mid-Term Ranking: 4 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a premier forward who is an excellent skater with a wide base style that makes him solid on his skates … has a long fluid stride with very good agility and speed … uses his tremendous size and long reach to protect the puck very well … possesses a powerful shot both slap and wrist that he gets off quickly and accurately … sees the ice very well and is able to move the puck through traffic with hard or soft passes as the situation calls for both on the forehand and backhand … is an excellent face-off man, who seldom loses a draw, and is often used to take important face offs … has the ability to tie up the opposing center and use his feet to kick the puck back but also wins many draws cleanly … at times throughout the season he was used on the point on the power play and is also an excellent penalty killer … gives a solid two-way effort and is a quiet type of competitor who uses very good anticipation and hockey sense rather than physical strength to be effective defensively … not a punishing type of player but does get involved in traffic and is able to separate opponents from the puck … Peterborough’s 1st pick, 3rd overall in the 2004 OHL priority selection … was a member of Team Canada for the 2005 Junior World Cup … was voted to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects game in Ottawa … selected to play in the 2005 CHL Russia Challenge … voted to the 2006 OHL All-Star game in Belleville … older brother Eric, also a Peterborough grad, plays for the Carolina Hurricanes; brother Marc was a 1st round pick of the New York Rangers in 2005 … voted to the 2004-05 OHL 2nd All Rookie Team.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Staalzy … favorite team is Vancouver … favorite player is Canucks’ Todd Bertuzzi … wears number 11 because he has always had it … says his parents have had the most influence on his career because “they have helped me get this far” … patterns his game after Bertuzzi in being a power forward … most admires Bobby Orr because he is “so down to earth while being really famous” … most memorable hockey game played was the playoffs against Belleville because “we knocked them out” … most memorable hockey game watched was the 2002 Olympic gold medal game … favorites include: Whose Line is it Anyways (TV show), Wedding Crashers (movie), Vince Vaughn (actor) and Collective Soul (musical group) … if he could have dinner with any three people he would invite Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jim Carrey because “they’re all hilarious.”


JONATHAN TOEWS
University of North Dakota • WCHA
6’1”, 195 lbs. Center/Wing, shoots left
Born: April 29, 1988 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Final Ranking: 3 • Mid-Term Ranking: 3 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Possesses excellent acceleration, agility, quickness, and is an extremely smart player who is versatile and has played both wing and center equally well this season … has very good poise and patience with the puck when on the power play or five-on-five … possesses a dangerous shot with a quick release and has the ability to make big plays and finish … is very good on face-offs … plays in all game situations and is smart and effective at anticipating the play … closes off the passing lanes and causes turnovers when forechecking and is dangerous in shorthanded situations … a highly competitive team player who is unselfish and will take a hit to make a play … is a very consistent hard working player who leads by example … keeps the play in front of him … is responsible defensively … goes hard at both ends of the ice … is not overly physical when taking his man off the puck but is clever when using his body to protect the puck … has outstanding leadership qualities … named the most outstanding player of the 2006 NCAA West Regionals … was a member of Team West for the 2005 Under-17 world hockey challenge and a gold medal winner for Team Canada at the 2006 World Junior Championship … was also a member of Team Canada for the 2005 Under-18 Junior World Cup.
Personal Profile: Pronounced “TAYVZ” … favorite player is Colorado’s Joe Sakic … wears number 9 because great players that he looks up to wear it … says his father and mother have had the most influence on his career, because they have “always been there and sacrificed everything for my dream” … patterns his game after Joe Sakic because “I love how he plays” … outside of hockey, most admires Tiger Woods, Mike Weir, and Lance Armstrong … most memorable hockey game played was the gold medal game of the 2006 World Junior Championships in Vancouver … most memorable hockey game watched was the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic final between Canada and USA … favorites include: Trailer Park Boys (TV show), Wedding Crashers (movie), Ben Stiller (actor), and Our Lady Peace (band) … if he had the chance to have dinner with any three people, would invite Jarome Iginla, Jessica Simpson, and Pam Anderson.


DERICK BRASSARD
Drummondville • QMJHL
6’ 0”, 172 lbs. Center, shoots left
Born: September 22, 1987 in Hull, Quebec
Final Ranking: 4 • Mid-Term Ranking: 6 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good skater with speed and mobility who is strong on his feet with good acceleration ... changes direction quickly in tight quarters and can carry the puck end-to-end ... playing at very high skill level he is a great playmaker that can score as well ... sees the ice and reads the play smartly with very good decision making in all areas of the ice ... can beat defenders one-on-one and has very accurate wrist and slap shots ... plays center and the point on power-plays ... can strip the puck away with his quick and aggressive forecheck ... works very hard killing penalties where he is a always a threat to score ... he just loves to play hockey and competes every game, making many good plays deep in his own end to help get puck out when his defensemen get in trouble ... while he is not a physical player, he takes the body when necessary and shows good anticipation to break up plays ... is quick to loose pucks – does not hesitate to take the puck directly through traffic to the net ... Drummondville ‘s second pick in the 2003-04 QMJHL draft, 18th overall ... selected to play in 2006 Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... selected to the Quebec All-Star team for Canada- Russia Challenge – member of Canada’s 2004-05 Under 18 team ... a member of Team Quebec in the 2004 Under-17 world hockey challenge.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Brass ... favorite NHL team is the Montréal Canadiens ... favorite player is Tampa Bay’s Brad Richards ... says his parents and his coaches have had the most influence on his hockey career to this point ... patterns his style of play after Richards for being a smart player, a tough competitor and having good speed ... outside of sports, he most admires his dad because “he showed me the right way in my life” ... most memorable hockey game played was vs. Team USA in the final game at the Under-18 tournament ... most memorable hockey game watched was the final between Canada and USA at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics because Team Canada won ... favorites are: MTV (TV show), Maurice Richard
(movie), Jessica Alba (actress), and Coldplay (musical group) ... if he had the chance to have dinner with any three people they would be: Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Raymond Bourque because “they are all legends and Hall of Fame members.”


PHIL KESSEL
U. of Minnesota • WCHA
6’ 0”, 189 lbs. Center, shoots right
Born: October 2, 1987 in Madison, Wisconsin
Final Ranking: 5 • Mid-Term Ranking: 2 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very fast and quick skater who often surprises opponents with an extra gear … with outstanding breakaway speed, he can carry the puck and separate himself from pursuers in an instant and can turn an opponent inside out one-on-one … has a heavy and accurate shot and very quick hands when releasing his wrist shot at top speed … can beat a goaltender many ways and is an excellent passer and play-maker who can find his man in traffic or open ice with ease … has the ability to go end-to-end and bring the fans to the edge of their seats … is excellent on the power play and a threat to score when killing penalties … is good on face-offs and capable of using his offensive instincts to determine the outcome of a game … he wants the puck when the game is on the line and while not overly physical he does not shy away from the corners and along the boards … protects the puck well with his body and has strong pursuit of the puck … has become more reliable in his defensive play this season … became USA Hockey’s National Team development program all-time leader in career goals with 104 and points with 180 in 2004-05 season … has played on two U.S. World Junior Teams and in 2005-06 was selected the rookie of the year in the WCHA and was selected to the all-rookie team while playing for the U. of Minnesota.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Thrill … favorite NHL player is Colorado’s Joe Sakic … wears #26 because #8 is retired … says that his parents have had the greatest influence on his career because “they have taken me to all of my hockey events when I was younger” … most memorable hockey game played was the U-18 game vs. Czech Republic … favorite TV show is Friends … favorite movies are Rounders and Boondock Saints … favorite musician is Tim McGraw.


PETER MUELLER
Everett • WHL
6’ 2”, 205 lbs. Center, shoots right
Born: April 14, 1988 in Bloomington, Minnesota
Final Ranking: 6 • Mid-Term Ranking: 5 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: His speed is deceptive – his pace picks up when in possession of the puck ... has the uncanny ability to be in the right spot at the right time ... has good acceleration to loose pucks ... mobility is good to both sides and is effective in traffic ... has excellent vision and is gifted at moving the puck using soft hands and very good anticipation ... is good at creating space for teammates and has the ability to make teammates play at a higher level ... is an efficient player who knows when to exert the proper energy and has a deceptive, heavy shot with a quick release, excelling at one-timers ... would have much better numbers but plays in a very defensive oriented system ... is used effectively to quarterback the power-play ... was 4 of 8 in shootouts this season ... shows a willingness to work the corners and compete for pucks in traffic ... is willing to take a hit to make a play and pays attention to the defensive aspect of the game ... during the last half of the season was much stronger in his own zone ... Everett’s 2nd pick, 21st overall in the 2003 WHL Bantam Draft ... a member of Team USA for the 2005 Under-18 World Championship and 2006 World Junior Championships ... played in the 2006 Top Prospects game in Ottawa.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Muellzy ... favorite player is Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg because he plays both ends of the ice ... wears jersey #88 because it is his birth year ... thanks his parents for having the most influence on his career because “they are the most supportive people” ... patterns his style of play after Boston’s Patrice Bergeron because “he can do everything at both ends and we have similar features” ... outside of sports, Mueller most admires his father because “he is an amazing guy and can relate to me with sports” ... most memorable hockey game played was the Under-18 gold medal game because he had the opportunity to play for his country ... most memorable hockey game watched was the 2004 World Junior Hockey Championship when USA defeated Canada because “it was great to see the Americans come from behind” ... favorites include: Family Guy (TV show), Slap Shot (movie), Jamie Foxx (actor) and Dierks Bentley (musician) ... if he had the chance to invite any three people to dinner, they would be: Pamela Anderson, Tom Brady and Bob Marley.


BRYAN LITTLE
Barrie • OHL
5’ 10”, 190 lbs. Center, shoots right
Born: November 12, 1987 in Edmonton, Alberta
Final Ranking: 7 • Mid-Term Ranking: 7 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good skater with excellent acceleration and speed who is solid on his skates ... a highly skilled playmaker who sees the ice very well – he uses good hands and passing ability to move the puck through traffic ... possesses a good shot that he gets away quickly – is elusive and handles the puck well in traffic and although he is not a big guy, he does protect the puck well ... is a good face off man who is often used for important draws he is used on all the special teams and at times has been used on the point on the power-play ... plays a competitive two-way game – is responsible defensively ... aggressive on the forecheck and on the penalty kill – is able to force turnovers and is a threat to score shorthanded ... although not a physical presence, will not be intimidated and has been a consistent competitor both at home and on the road all season ... Barrie’s 3rd round pick 50th overall in the 2003 OHL priority selection ... member of Team Ontario for the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge ... member of Team Canada for the 2004 Junior World Cup ... voted to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects game in Ottawa ... selected to the 2006 OHL All Star Game in Belleville ... voted to the 2005 OHL All-Star Game in Owen Sound ... selected to play in both the 2004 and 2005 CHL Challenges vs. Russia ... voted OHL Rookie of the Year for the 2003-04 season ... voted to the 2004-05 OHL All Scholastic Team ... voted to the 2003-04 OHL All Rookie Team.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Litsy ... favorite player is Colorado’s Joe Sakic ...wears number 18 because it is his favorite number and he has been wearing it since Jr. B ... thanks his dad for having the most influence on his hockey career because “he pushed me and taught me never to be satisfied to not be happy and to be average” ... patterns his game after Detroit’s Steve Yzerman because of his two-way style ... outside of sports, most admires his old minor hockey coach who has cancer now because “he always comes to my games and has fought hard” ...Most memorable hockey game played was with Canada at the Under-18 championships in Slovakia where his team won gold ... most memorable hockey game watched was the Red Wings vs. Blues playoff game (2002) “when Yzerman scored the winner right under the bar” ... favorites include: That 70’s Show & King of Queens (TV shows), Wedding Crashers (movie), Will Ferrell (actor), Linkin Park & Jack Johnson (musicians) ... if he had the chance to have dinner with any three people, he would invite Will Ferrell – “favorite actor,” Wayne Gretzky – “best hockey player” and Jessica Simpson.


CHRIS STEWART
Kingston • OHL
6’1”, 228 lbs. Right Wing, shoots right
Born: October 30, 1987 in Toronto, Ontario
Final Ranking: 8 • Mid-Term Ranking: 8 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: A power forward who possesses a long, powerful stride ... is solid on his skates with good agility, has good balance – very good acceleration and speed and drives hard to the net ... is tough to move in front in the slot and is used on the powerplay with good success ... fights through checks, sees ice well and has been getting better at moving the puck through traffic ... has made steady improvement over the course of the last two seasons ... is a solid competitor both at home and on the road who will not be intimidated and will stick up for teammates ... has a physical presence who is strong and is able to separate opponents from the puck ... is an aggressive forechecker who finishes his checks with authority and can hurt an opponent with a solid hit ... has a good shot which he needs to use more at times as he looks to pass instead of shooting ... a great competitor who needs to show it more consistently ... signed as a free agent by Kingston ... voted to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... voted to the 2005 OHL All-Star game in Belleville ... brother Anthony plays for the Florida Panthers.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Stewy ...favorite team is the Toronto Maple Leafs ... favorite player is Detroit’s Brendan Shanahan ... wears #24 because it is his favorite number ... says that his brother has had the greatest influence on his career because he “always encouraged me to do my best and set good examples for me” ... patterns his game after Calgary’s Jarome Iginla because he “will do anything to help his team win” ... outside of sports, most admires his mother for “raising seven healthy kids” ... most memorable hockey game watched was when Mark Messier held the Stanley Cup after the New York Rangers victory in Game 7 of the 1994 Final (vs. Vancouver) ... favorites include: Family Guy (TV show), Anchorman (movie), Will Ferrell (actor) and Green Day (musical group) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Wayne Gretzky – “greatest hockey player ever,” Muhammad Ali – “best boxer ever,” and Will Ferrell – “funniest guy ever.”


JAMES SHEPPARD
Cape Breton • QMJHL
6’1”, 204 lbs. Center, shoots left
Born: April 25, 1988 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Final Ranking: 9 • Mid-Term Ranking: 9 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a good skater with a long fluid stride and agility who is strong on his feet and attains good speed when underway ... is strong along the boards and in the corners and has very good hands and playmaking abilities and can also score ... protects the puck well and has very good on ice vision with a combination of size, hockey sense and puck skills that make him hard to defend against ... has a good wrist and slap shot which he releases quickly on the go ... logs a lot of ice time and is effective on the power-play and penalty kill ... is a steady competitor who is not affected by physical play and works hard in his own end where he is well positioned for transition of play ... will take a check to make a play and can spin off a check to make a pass ... competes hard for loose pucks and wins most of his battles along the boards ... Cape Breton’s first round selection in the 2004 QMJHL draft ... selected to play in 2006 Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... selected to 2005-06 QMJHL All-Star Team for the Canada-Russia Challenge ... member of Team Canada at the 2005 Under 18 Junior World Cup ... member of Team Atlantic at the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge.
Personal Profile: Nicknames are Shep, Jimmy and Bigfoot, because of his friends and his teammates ... hometown is Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia ... favorite NHL team is Vancouver ... favorite player is
Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg ... wears number 15 because it is the size of his feet ... thanks his grandmother for having the greatest influence on his career because he is the “only grandson and she wants me to do what I love, and when I succeed she’s very proud” ... patterns his game after San Jose’s Joe Thornton because he is big, smart and has good vision of the game ... outside of sports, most admires his father because “he’s wise and he’s a great father and also a great person” ... most memorable game played was the Under-18 tournament in August 2005 in the gold medal game “because of wearing the Team Canada jersey and the gold medal” ... most memorable hockey game watched was the 2006 World Junior
Championship Final because of “the total domination, it gave me more urge to play next year” ... favorites are: Family Guy (TV show), Billy Madison (movie), Will Ferrell (actor) and the Goo Goo Dolls (band) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Lance Armstrong – “incredible story and hard worker,” Steve Yzerman – “an awesome player, leader and has lots of character/heart,” and Don Cherry – “always has something interesting to say, always wanted to hear his voice in person, besides TV.”


CORY EMMERTON
Kingston • OHL
5’ 11”, 177 lbs. Center/Left Wing, shoots left
Born: June 1, 1988 in St. Thomas, Ontario
Final Ranking: 10 • Mid-Term Ranking: 11 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a skilled forward who skates very well, combining good agility, balance and speed ... a highly skilled playmaker who sees the ice well and moves the puck effectively through traffic ... handles the puck with confidence, can be elusive but also has the ability to take the puck to the net while fighting through checks ... possesses a hard accurate shot that he gets off quickly ... is used in all game situations, plays the point on the power-play and is very effective at protecting the puck ... competes equally hard at home and on the road ...is an aggressive forechecker who will finish his check at every opportunity ... Kingston’s 5th pick, 89th overall, in the 2004 OHL priority selection ... was selected to play in the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... was selected to play in the 2005 CHL-Russia Challenge ... also played in the 2006 OHL All Star Game ... was voted to the 2004-05 OHL All Scholastic Team.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Emmer ... favorite NHL team is Toronto ... favorite player is San Jose’s Joe Thornton ... wears jersey number 25 because it was the best number available with the team ... says that his father has had the most influence on his career because “he drove me everywhere and helped me improve my game” ... patterns his style of play after Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg in being an all around player ... most memorable hockey game played was the Under-18 gold medal game because it was his most fun and exciting game ... favorites include: The Simpsons (TV show), Water Boy (movie), Will Ferrell (actor), and Journey (band) ...if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Will Ferrell – “funniest guy alive,” Adam Sandler, and Mario Lemieux – “my favorite player of all time.”


KYLE OKPOSO
Des Moines • USHL
6’ 0”, 195 lbs. Right Wing, shoots right
Born: April 16, 1988 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Final Ranking: 11 • Mid-Term Ranking: 13 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a strong powerful skater with a very good burst of speed who comes off the boards and out of the corners using his good balance and strength to hold off opponents ... drives hard to the net and is difficult to contain while displaying very quick hands both when stick-handling in traffic and releasing his shot on net ... reads the play extremely well both on the offense and on defense and makes players around him better by doing smart things without the puck ... plays on both the power-play and penalty killing units and is very dangerous when the game is on the line ... is capable of dominating offensively when he has the puck ... likes the physical game and has a “no quit” attitude ... knows his defensive responsibilities, blocks shots and is tenacious in his coverage in front of the net ... is a fearless competitor who has lots of stamina and durability and leads by example ... a member of the 2005 U.S. Under-18 Select Team in Piestany, Slovakia ... played on the USHL Viking Cup team 2006 ... played in the 2006 USHL All-Star Game .... selected to the USHL first All-Star Team and All Rookie Team ... named the USHL Rookie of the Year ... will attend the University of Minnesota in the fall of 2006.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Opo Bro because “Trevor Lewis called me it one day and it stuck” ... favorite team is the Colorado Avalanche ... favorite player is the Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin ... wears jersey number 8 because of “Great 8” (Ovechkin) ... says that his father has been the most influential on his career because “he has always been there to push me and challenge me” and admires him for “always working for what he gets” ... patterns his game after Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg because “he can do it all” ... most memorable hockey game played was the National Championship Finals in 2005 because his team won 7-0 ... most memorable hockey games watched are Colorado vs. Detroit playoff games because “they are always great” ... favorites include: The O.C. (TV show), Wedding Crashers, Sandlot (movies), Eva Mendes (actress), and Bone Thugs (musical group) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Michael Jordan – “unbelievable athlete and leader,” Phil Esposito – “want to ask him about his career,” and Mario Lemieux – “one of the best ever.”


BOBBY SANGUINETTI
Owen Sound • OHL
6’1”, 174 lbs. Defense, shoots right
Born: February 29, 1988 in Trenton, New Jersey
Final Ranking: 12 • Mid-Term Ranking: 10 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a good skater with a long smooth stride, good agility and balance who has very good acceleration and speed ... an offensive type of defenseman who moves the puck well he makes hard accurate outlet passes, sees the ice well and is able to move the puck through traffic ... will carry the puck, has the ability to go end to end with it and will jump up to support the rush having the confidence to pinch, and has the mobility to recover quickly ... is used on the power-play unit, kills penalties, and contributes to both with good success ... can exploit the new no redline rule with accurate stretch passes ... is a steady competitor who gives a consistent effort each shift both at home and on the road ... a big guy who is effective with his long reach he uses the poke check to strip opponents and uses body position and heady anticipation to cover his assignments ... considered an offensive type defenseman ... will be more successful when he learns to use his size more ... has a good slap and wrist shot, but he needs to get those away more quickly ... Owen Sound’s 4th pick, 80th overall in the 2004 OHL priority selection ... voted to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... voted to the 2006 OHL All Star Game in Belleville ... voted to the 2004-05 OHL 2nd All Rookie Team
Personal Profile: Nickname is Seven because of his first hockey and baseball number ... hometown is Lumberton, New Jersey ... favorite team is the New York Rangers ... favorite player is former Ranger Brian Leetch ... wears number 22 because number 2 was already taken on the team ... greatest influence on his career has come from his grandmother “because she gave me $100 to start buying my hockey equipment when I was 6” ... patterns his game after Brian Leetch because he is a “solid two-way defenseman” ... outside of sports, he most admires his sister for having battled through three liver transplants ... most memorable hockey game played was the National Championship ... most memorable hockey game watched was in the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals between NY Rangers and Vancouver ... favorites include: The O.C. (TV show), Wedding Crashers (movie), Will Ferrell (actor) and Starting Line (musical group) ... if he could have dinner with any three people he would invite: Brian Leetch – “my favorite ‘D-man’ and player,” Bobby Orr – “the best ‘D-man’ to ever play the game,” and Mark Messier – “great captain.”


NIGEL WILLIAMS
U.S. National U-18 • USDP
6’4”, 226 lbs. Defense, shoots left
Born: April 18, 1988 in Aurora, Illinois
Final Ranking: 13 • Mid-Term Ranking: 19 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good wide-based skater with an excellent long stride who has very good balance and is strong on his skates with very good straightaway speed ... backward skating, agility, and pivots have shown improvement over the year ... an offensive defenseman who likes to join the rush as well as lead the offense by carrying the puck ... pinches well for scoring opportunities and has a very heavy hard shot from the point ... makes a hard, accurate first pass and uses his long reach effectively to check opponents or deflect passes ... is difficult to beat one-on-one ... a good shot blocker and is used in all game situations ... overall positional play and hockey sense has improved over the season ... plays with drive and determination with a mean streak and can be a very physical player who will punish his opponent ... stands the opposition up and delivers punishing open ice checks in the neutral zone ... works hard at improving his game ... will attend the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2006 ... member of Team Illinois major midget team 2004-05.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Nige ... favorite NHL team is the Chicago Blackhawks ... His parents have had the greatest influence on his career because “they have had to work for everything we have” ... patterned his game after Philadelphia’s Derian Hatcher because he “uses his body well” ... Outside of hockey, most admires Muhammad Ali because he is “the greatest athlete ever” ... most memorable hockey game played was when he scored the winning goal with only 11.6 seconds left in his 10-and-under Roller Hockey championship game ... favorites include: CSI (TV show), Rocky (movie), Sylvester Stallone (actor) and Garth Brooks (musician) ... if he could have dinner with any three people, would invite Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong and Martin Luther King Jr., to find out “what drove them to success and what it feels like to be the best.”


ONDREJ FIALA
Everett • WHL
6’ 1”, 183 lbs. Center, shoots left
Born: November 4, 1987 in Sternberk, Czech Republic
Final Ranking: 14 • Mid-Term Ranking: 24 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good, balanced skater who is difficult to knock off his feet and uses good body positioning to protect the puck at all times ... has good acceleration ... turns well in all directions and with deceptive speed can break away from traffic ... pays attention to defense with tight zone coverage and can cover down low in his own zone ... a very good two-way player who is highly skilled with the puck and can pass accurately on both the forehand and backhand ... can be an offensive player scoring consistently in the second half of season ... plays all specialty teams ... has a good understanding of the game with great hockey sense and creativity ... competes well all over the ice and has very good puck possession ... uses good body positioning in all three zones with a willingness to grind it out ... can be physical as well as a finesse player ... will take a hit to make a play and shows good discipline ... is often first on the puck on the fore-check which creates turnovers and is also good at angling on the fore-check and forcing the puck to the outside ... an early season injury hampered his stats but he showed improvement in each game he played ... could have much better offensive numbers but plays in a very defense oriented system ... Everett’s 1st pick, 30th overall, in the 2005 CHL Import Draft ... a member of Czech Republic’s Under-18 team for the 2005 World Championship ... selected to the 2006 Top Prospects game in Ottawa.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Fajla because “everybody with the name Fiala has this nickname”...favorite NHL team is the Ottawa Senators because “it is nice to watch their games”...wears jersey 67 because he likes it...says his parents have been the greatest influence on his hockey career because they have done everything for him ...has patterned his game after his brother, because he wants to be like him, or better ...outside of sports, most admires his father because “he is smart and successful”...most memorable hockey game played was the Under-18 World Championships between the Czech Republic and Sweden ...most memorable hockey game watched was the first NHL game that he saw, Vancouver vs. Anaheim ...favorites are: The O.C., Friends & Stargate (TV shows), Saw II, Fantastic 4, Youngblood (movie), Vin Diesel (actor) and Blink 182 (musical group) ...if he had the chance to invite any three people to dinner they would be Lance Armstrong because of his personality, Peter Forsberg because he is the “best hockey player,” and Miroslav Donutil, a Czech actor.


MICHAEL GRABNER
Spokane • WHL
6’ 0”, 170 lbs. Right Wing, shoots left
Born: October 5, 1987 in Villach, Austria
Final Ranking: 15 • Mid-Term Ranking: 23 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: With excellent acceleration, is good at getting to holes and loose pucks ... at full speed in three strides he is one of the fastest players in this year’s draft who can beat defenseman wide to the outside on a regular basis ... has very good balance and mobility in all directions and possesses very quick hands with a creative scoring touch ... handling the puck with flair he can give and receive passes on both forehand and backhand ... used on special teams, is a smart player with excellent anticipation and good hockey sense ... a very highly skilled player, he will excel at a higher skill level of play ... plays with hustle both at home and on the road, he is not overly aggressive but will bump and finish checks ... he competes for loose pucks and challenges defenseman to try and stop him with a willingness to drive to the net on a consistent basis ... hustles regardless of score and pays attention to the defensive side of the game ... had limited ice time in the first half of season but exploded in the second half at almost a goal-a-game pace ... Spokane’s 1st pick, 22nd overall, in the 2004 CHL Import Draft ... was selected to the 2006 Top Prospects Game in Ottawa.
Personal Profile: Nicknames are Grabby and Grabs ... favorite NHL team is the New York Rangers ... favorite player is the Rangers’ Jaromir Jagr ... most admires his mother because of “just all the work she does and she would do anything for anyone”... most memorable hockey game played was “the 4-game best of series in the men’s league in Austria. I scored and I was 16” ... favorite TV shows are Lost, The O.C., Friends & South Park ... favorite actor is Brad Pitt ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: his paternal grandfather – “he died when I was little so I never really met him,” Wayne Gretzky – “everyone who likes hockey would like to meet ‘The Great One,’” and the Pope.


BEN SHUTRON
Kingston • OHL
5’11”, 186 lbs. Defense, shoots right
Born: June 14, 1988 in Ottawa, Ontario
Final Ranking: 16 • Mid-Term Ranking: 14 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: An excellent skater – uses his agility, balance and speed to be an offensive defenseman ... has very good passing abilities and vision of the ice to go along with a good hard wrist shot that he gets away quickly and accurately ... has the confidence to join the rush and jump into the slot from his point position while his skating ability enables him to get back quickly after pinching ... makes crisp accurate passes while on the move ... is used on all of Kingston’s special teams and is especially effective on the power play ... is most effective when he plays a high tempo game and while not a big physical presence he uses good body position in one-on-one situations and does battle for loose pucks along the boards and in front of his net ... Kingston’s 1st pick, 9th overall in the 2004 OHL Priority Selection ... was a member of Team Ontario for the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge in St. John’s ... was a member of Team Canada for the 2005 Under-18 Junior World Cup and was selected to the 2006 CHL Top prospects game in Ottawa ... voted to the 2004-05 OHL 2nd All Rookie Team.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Shuey ... favorite team is the Ottawa Senators ... favorite player is Ottawa’s Dany Heatley ... says his father has had the greatest influence on his career because “he’s always pushing me to do better” ... patterns his game after Tampa’s Dan Boyle and Bobby Orr because he “loved their offensive style” ... outside of hockey, he most admires Tiger Woods because he is so focused and determined ... most memorable hockey game played was the “gold medal game at the Under 18’s because we won gold” ... most memorable hockey game watched was Canada vs. USA in the 2002 Olympics because “it ended the drought” ... favorites include: Everybody Loves Raymond (TV show), Con Air (movie), Denzel Washington (actor) Rachel McAdams (actress) and Nickelback (band) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Tiger Woods – “so he could teach me what it takes to be at the top,” Jim Carrey – “he could probably teach me some good jokes,” and Eminem – “he turned his life around and proved people wrong.”


BRYCE SWAN
Halifax • QMJHL
6’2”, 191 lbs. Right Wing, shoots right
Born: October 6, 1987 in Alderpoint, Nova Scotia
Final Ranking: 17 • Mid-Term Ranking: 38 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good skater with a good stride who is solid on his skates with good balance and acceleration ... handles the puck well in traffic, is strong on his stick which makes it hard to get the puck away from him ... passing abilities are both good forehand and backhand and he is dangerous around the net ... is very aware of his defensive responsibilities ... has a very good scoring touch, a good shot which he can release in full stride and his hockey sense allows him to read game situations well ... is a very good competitor who can play a physical game – a power type forward who plays effectively at home and on the road ... goes to the net and with his size is hard to move creating havoc for the opposition goalie ... has suffered through injuries all year, but came on really well when healthy ... Halifax’s 4th round pick in the 2004-05 QMJHL Draft, 61st overall ... was selected to play in the 2006 Top Prospects Game in Ottawa but did not participate because of injury ... was a member of Team Atlantic for the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge.
Personal Profile: Nicknames are Swan and Swanny ... favorite team is the Colorado Avalanche ... favorite player is Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg ... wears #16 because he has worn it while growing up ... says that his parents have been the greatest influence on his career, and without them “I wouldn’t be where I am,” and most admires them, saying “I owe them everything and more”... patterns his game after Edmonton’s Ryan Smyth because he “works hard and gets the job done” ... most memorable hockey game played was in the 2005 QMJHL Finals vs. Rimouski because it was “very intense and memorable” ... most memorable hockey game watched was the 2006 World Junior Championships because Canada came out with a victory after going in as the underdogs ... favorites are: Family Guy, Friends (TV shows), Shawshank Redemption (movie), Owen Wilson(actor), Jessica Alba (actress), and Green Day (band) ... if he could have dinner with any three people, he would invite Peter Forsberg – “favorite player,” Johnny Damon – “favorite ball player,” and Martin Luther King Jr. – “he changed the world.”


CODEY BURKI
Brandon • WHL
6’ 0”, 190 lbs. Center, shoots left
Born: November 17, 1987 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Final Ranking: 18 • Mid-Term Ranking: 26 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: A good skater who is strong on his skates ... has deceptive speed which enables him to beat defenders one-on-one ... shows excellent vision, always finding the open man, has very good puckhandling skills and passes the puck well both forehand and backhand ... is very adept at making short passes in tight quarters – has good patience with the puck – doesn’t panic in key situations and can play on both the power-play and penalty killing units ... possesses a good shot ... is strong on face-offs and displays a strong two-way game with good positioning in all three zones ... although more a finesse player he can deliver hits in all areas of the ice ... battles hard for position in front of the net and will take a hit to make a play ... has a tendency to look for a teammate for the perfect pass instead of shooting ... Brandon’s 1st pick, 17th over-all, in the 2002 WHL Bantam Draft ... played in the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Burks ... favorite player is Dallas’ Mike Modano ...wears number 23 ... says both of his parents have had the greatest influence on his hockey career because “they have always been there for me in hockey and pushed me to become the player I am” ... patterns his style of play after Modano because “he’s so fun to watch” ... most memorable hockey game played was game #7 vs. Prince Albert in last year’s WHL playoffs because “it’s the game that got us into the league finals” ... most memorable game watched was the Winnipeg Jets last playoff game ever ... favorites include: Lost (TV show), Wedding Crashers & Amityville Horror (movies), and Evangeline Lilly (actress) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Will Ferrell – “because he is hilarious,” Mike Modano – “great player,” and Evangeline Lilly.


NICK FOLIGNO
Sudbury • OHL
6’ 0”, 188 lbs. Left Wing, shoots left
Born: October 31, 1987 in Buffalo, New York
Final Ranking: 19 • Mid-Term Ranking: 17 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a solid skater with good balance who has good hands and can handle the puck well in traffic ... is an excellent passer, very good at making saucer passes on the forehand or backhand ... he is an unselfish playmaking forward who is heady with the puck and is always looking to set up teammates and has been used on the power play unit this season with good success ... a gritty, hard working, and aggressive up and down winger who gives a solid effort each game ... is responsible defensively ... a good penalty killer who keeps an active stick in the passing lanes and has often stripped opponents of the puck, creating an offensive scoring chance ... goes hard to the net, battles hard in front and is tough to move ... most of his goals come from hard work, getting to rebounds and loose pucks in front ... a tenacious forechecker who likes to take the body and can separate an opponent from the puck ...he will sacrifice himself and is a very good shot blocker ... Sudbury’s 5th round pick, 84th overall, in the 2003 OHL priority selection ... selected to play in the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... a member of USA Under-17 team during the 2003-04 season ... Father Mike played in the NHL for Toronto, Buffalo and Detroit ... was voted to the 2004-05 OHL All Scholastic Team.
Personal Profile: Hometown is Sudbury, Ontario ... favorite NHL team is the Buffalo Sabres ... favorite player is Philadelphia’s Peter Forsberg ... Wears jersey number 16 because he wore it while growing up ... Says that his parents have had the most influence on his career because his father “was very motivational and taught me the ropes,” while his mother was his “biggest supporter” ... Patterned his style of play after Forsberg because he is “the most dominant player in the NHL” ... Outside of sports, he most admires his mother because “she is the strongest person I know, and she is an inspiration to everyone in my family” ... most memorable hockey game played in was vs. London on Dec. 16, 2004 when Sudbury broke the Knights’ record undefeated streak ... most memorable hockey game watched was Team Canada winning the gold at the 2002 Olympics because “it was an unbelievable game, hockey at its best” ... favorites include: Friends (TV show), Braveheart (movie), Denzel Washington & Jennifer Aniston (actors), and Garth Brooks (musician) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Michael Jordan – “best player to play in the NBA,” Wayne Gretzky – “ arguably the best NHL player of all time,” and Peter Forsberg – “my favorite player.”


MARK MITERA
University of Michigan • CCHA
6’ 3”, 202 lbs. Defense, shoots left
Born: October 22, 1987 in Royal Oak, Michigan
Final Ranking: 20 • Mid-Term Ranking: 15 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a good skater with a smooth stride – is strong on his skates and is hard to knock off the puck ... a good backward skater who pivots well and has good agility ... makes a crisp first pass and likes to make long passes though he is not an offensive minded defenseman ... can rush the puck and possesses a quick, accurate wrist/snap shot from the point ... will pinch and is very effective in keeping puck in the offensive zone ... has a long reach which he uses effectively and plays a solid positional game making good decisions ... is an effective shot blocker who is used in all game situations ... is a competitor who plays hard every night with an aggressive style game and at times can dominate physically ... can be mean and will not be intimidated ... a solid hitter who finishes his checks and always gives a solid effort home or away ... is a very durable player with good stamina ... member of 2005-06 U.S. National Junior Team and a member of gold medal Team USA at 2005 IIHF World Under-18 Championship ... a member of U.S. Under-18 team in 2004-05.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Mits ... favorite team is the Detroit Red Wings ... favorite player is Red Wings’ Nicklas Lidstrom ... wears #17 because it is the first number he ever wore ... says that his father Ken has had the greatest influence on his career because “he taught me the game and always supports me” ... patterns his game after both Lidstrom and Edmonton’s Chris Pronger, because of their smart and physical play ... outside of hockey, most admires Lance Armstrong because “his accomplishments are amazing” ... most memorable game played was the Under-18 World Championship game vs. Czech Republic because of the “amazing atmosphere” ... most memorable hockey game watched was the ESPN Classic replay of the 1980 Olympics USA vs. USSR game ... favorites include: Family Guy (TVshow), Man on Fire (movie), Denzel Washington (actor) and Tim McGraw (musician) ... if he could have dinner with any three people they would be: Jesus – “advice for life,” Nick Lidstrom – “hockey advice,” and Grandpa Bezak – “just to see him one more time.”


TY WISHART
Prince George • WHL
6’4”, 205 lbs. Defense, shoots left
Born: May 19, 1988 in Belleville, Ontario
Final Ranking: 21 • Mid-Term Ranking: 16 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Has good speed and agility for a player of his size ... is a strong backwards skater ... stops and starts well and is very mobile ... very solid and steady in his one-on-one play and adept at angling and forcing opposing players to the outside and into the boards ... handles the puck cleanly and makes the first outlet pass quickly ... is effective when he keeps his game simple, which he does consistently ... does not have an overly powerful shot from the point but has a high percentage of getting shots through and on the net ... is consistent in his decision-making, particularly in his own zone and plays a lot of minutes with few mistakes ... brings his “A” game every night with good composure in all situations ... competes hard on every shift and is very consistent ... has a very long reach and uses it to his advantage with an active stick ... finishes his checks and pins against boards effectively ... while not a punishing hitter he clears out front of his net well without taking penalties ... Prince George’s 2nd round pick, 24th overall in the 2003 WHL Bantam Draft ... was a member of Team Canada for the 2005 Under-18 Junior World Cup and was voted to the 2006 Top Prospects game in Ottawa.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Wish ...favorite player is former great Ray Bourque ...wears number 6 because that is what he was given ... thanks his father for having the most influence on his career because “he has always supported me” ... outside of sports, he most admires his sister for being “a strong person having been through a lot of diversity” ... most memorable hockey game played was vs. Everett when he scored his first WHL goal ... most memorable hockey games watched were during the 2002 Olympic Games ... favorite TV show is Family Guy ... favorite movie is Any Given Sunday ... favorite actress is Jessica Alba ... favorite band is Nickelback ... if he had the chance to invite any three people to dinner they would be Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque and Paul Coffey because they are “the three best defensemen of all time.”


BRIAN STRAIT
U.S. National U-18 • USDP
6’0”, 200 lbs. Defense, shoots left
Born: January 4, 1988 in Boston, Massachusetts
Final Ranking: 22 • Mid-Term Ranking: 27 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: A very good skater with good speed, a strong powerful stride, excellent balance and agility ... effortless in his lateral movement ... handles the puck with confidence making the first outlet pass quickly and on the tape ... uses the boards to his advantage, moving the puck to breaking forwards ... has a hard accurate low shot from the point ... is effective at keeping the puck in the offensive zone along the blue line ... a sound positional player in his own end both in the corners and in front of the net ... sees the ice well – has very good hockey sense and is used in all game situations ... is an aggressive player who plays within the rules, finishing his checks with authority – a clean but punishing open ice hitter that opponents are always aware of in the neutral zone ... is physical in front of the net with his coverage – uses his stick low on his opponent to gain an advantage and never hesitates to go into corners first on dump-ins ... team captain – will take a hit to protect the puck, blocks shots, leads by example and is well respected by his teammates and coaches for his leadership on the ice ... continues to be more confident with his offensive skills and continues to get stronger in his upper body ... will attend Boston University in the fall of 2006 ... was a member of U.S. Under-17 team in 2004-05.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Straiter ... favorite team is the Boston Bruins ...favorite player is Buffalo’s Chris Drury ... wears #7 because he always has ... says that his father has been the most influential person in his career and he is “a blue collar guy that has provided a good living for his family, and taught me you need to work hard if you’re going to make it” ... patterns style of play after Carolina’s Bret Hedican for being “simple, smart and a good skater” ... outside of sports, he most admires Travis Roy, who used to play for Boston University and is now paralyzed – “he is an optimist and believes that people have it a lot worse” ... most memorable game played was a game vs. Team Ontario in the Under-17 World challenge ... most memorable hockey game watched was Game 6 of the 1999 Stanley Cup Final when Dallas’ Brett Hull won it in overtime, and “I remember wishing that maybe someday I can be there” ... favorites include: The Chapelle Show (TV show), Boondock Saints (movie), Will Smith (actor), Dave Matthews or Kenny Chesney (musicians) ... if he could have dinner with any three people, they would be Chris Drury, David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez, because “they are my favorite athletes and I would be able to hear the different ways they made it to the show and hopefully get some good advice.”


RYAN HILLIER
Halifax • QMJHL
5’ 11”, 179 lbs. Left Wing, shoots left
Born: January 25, 1988 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Final Ranking: 23 • Mid-Term Ranking: 12 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good skater with an effortless stride who is quick off the mark and accelerates well, especially when in possession of the puck ... has speed to beat defenders one-on-one ... is a smart playmaker and puckhandler with good hockey sense and passing skills ... reads the play well and contributes on the power-play where he can get his good wrist shot away quickly ... is also used on the penalty kill where he can be an offensive threat to score ... not a physical player but competes well and is not shy – takes his man out and battles hard for loose pucks in the corners and along the boards ... conscious of the defensive aspect of the game – often uses the stick to successfully strip opponents of the puck ... Halifax’s 2nd round pick ,18th overall, in the 2004 QMJHL Draft ... was a member of Team Atlantic for the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge and was selected to the 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game in Ottawa ... selected to Team Quebec for the 2005 Canada- Russia Challenge.
Personal Profile: Nickname is Hillz ... hometown is Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia ... favorite team is the Montreal Canadiens ... Wears number 17 because the club gave it to him ... Says “my parents have had the most influence on my career because they have been there to support and push me along” ... Patterns his game after Dallas’ Mike Modano because of his speed and his skill ... outside of hockey, most admires his father because of “how hard working he is” ... most memorable hockey game played was the Canada/Russia Challenge because “I got to play with some great players” ... most memorable hockey game watched was the World Junior Championship finals in Halifax because “there was a lot of energy in the rink and in the players” ... favorites are: Seinfeld (TV show), Scarface (movie), 50 Cent (musician), and Adam Sandler (actor) ... if he had the chance to have dinner with any three people they would be Wayne Gretzky, Scotty Bowman and Steve Yzerman because “I would love to hear their stories about hockey and ask questions.”


CAL CLUTTERBUCK
Oshawa • OHL
5’ 10”, 196 lbs. Right wing, shoots right
Born: November 18, 1987 in Welland, Ontario
Final Ranking: 24 • Mid-Term Ranking: 30 • North American Skater

Central Scouting Report: Is a very good skater, possessing acceleration and speed ... an aggressive playmaking forward who also has a nice finishing touch around the net he can score several ways and in
all situations ... his 18 power-play goals and 3 shorthanded goals attest to his special teams contributions ... sees the ice well and moves the puck with accuracy, with a very good shot that he gets off quickly and effecti
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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
3 DET 22 12 5 5 64 54 29
4 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
5 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
6 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
7 FLA 20 8 6 6 42 51 22
8 BUF 22 6 14 2 37 72 14

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 23 5 11 -2 16
C. Soderberg 23 5 10 2 15
D. Hamilton 23 4 8 2 12
L. Eriksson 23 3 9 5 12
B. Marchand 20 5 6 4 11
M. Lucic 23 4 7 3 11
R. Smith 23 4 6 -1 10
D. Krejci 11 3 7 4 10
C. Kelly 21 2 6 4 8
S. Griffith 18 5 2 -1 7
 
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T. Rask 10 6 1 .915 2.40
N. Svedberg 3 3 0 .913 2.46
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