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Mike Winther
North American Skater
Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:  21 Midterm Rank:  26
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  175
Born:  9 January 1994 Hometown:  Trochu, AB
Birthplace:  Olds, AB, CAN
Drafted:  DAL (2nd Round / 54th Overall)
• Winther ranked second on Prince Albert with 32 goals and fourth on the team with 56 points during the 2011-12 season.

• In 2010-11, Winther recorded 10 points in 61 games for the Raiders after being selected sixth overall in the Western Hockey League’s 2009 bantam draft.

• Winther and fellow 2012 NHL Draft prospect Mathew Dumba helped lead Team Pacific to a bronze medal at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Championship – Winther recorded three goals during the tournament, including one in the bronze-medal game.

• In 2009-10, Winther led the Airdrie Xtreme to the Western Canadian Bantam championship after the team captured the regular-season title. He recorded 11 points (5-6--11) in the championship tournament and was named the tournament’s top scorer, forward and all-star center.

• Hockey is big in Winther’s family. His maternal grandfather, the late Ken Yoos, was a draft pick of the Chicago Blackhawks, but never played an NHL game. His two brothers, Justin and Ty, also play hockey.

• Because of his hometown’s (Trochu, Alberta) remote location, Winther had to commute for nearly an hour to get to his team’s rinks during bantam and midget.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Edmonton Oilers
Shootout move: Backhand toe drag and shoot five hole
Goal celebration: Fist pump
Video game: NHL 12
Movie: Billy Madison
TV Show: Oil Change
Actor: Adam Sandler
Music group: Tragically Hip
Website: Facebook
Pump-up song: “For Whom the Bell Tolls” – Metallica
Home-cooked meal: Steak and potatoes
Activity away from the rink: Golf, baseball, hunting, fishing


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2010-2011
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
61
9
1
10
18
2011-2012
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
71
32
24
56
59
2013-2014
CALGARY
WHL
13
4
8
12
2
2013-2014
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
18
3
11
14
22




SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01