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Draft Prospect - 2013
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Hunter Shinkaruk
North American Skater
Medicine Hat, WHL
Final Rank:  6 Midterm Rank:  5
Position:  Left Wing/Centre Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 10" Weight:  181
Born:  13 October 1994 Hometown:  Calgary, AB
Birthplace:  Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted:  VAN (1st Round / 24th Overall)
• Shinkaruk served as Medicine Hat’s captain during the 2012-13 season and finished first on the team in assists (49) and second in both goals (37) and points (86). He also led the Tigers in playoff scoring with three goals and three assists in eight games.

• Playing alongside Emerson Etem (Anaheim Ducks) in 2011-12, Shinkaruk scored 49 goals (49-42--91) to rank fifth in the Western Hockey League.

• Shinkaruk tallied a hat trick, including the overtime winner, to help Team Canada capture a bronze medal at the 2012 Under-18 World Championship. He also won gold at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

• A Calgary Royals minor hockey product, Shinkaruk was selected as the Tigers’ Rookie of the Year in 2010-11 after missing the full 2009-10 season of midget hockey with a broken tibia and fibula.

• He wears No. 9 because his childhood hockey idol was Mike Modano. In the off-season, he has skated with NHLers Mike Cammalleri, Andrew Cogliano and Mason Raymond.

• His dad, Roger, is a longtime dentist for the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen.


NEWS

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FAVORITES

NHL team:
Montreal Canadiens
NHL player: Sidney Crosby
Goal celebration: “Knee swipe, jump into glass”
Video game: NHL
Movie: The Hangover
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Mila Kunis
Musician: Jason Aldean
Website: Twitter
Pump-up Song: “Pop That” by French Montana
Home-cooked meal: Steak, mashed potatoes, Caesar salad

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2010-2011
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
63
14
28
42
24
2011-2012
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
66
49
42
91
38
2012-2013
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
64
37
49
86
44
2013-2014
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
18
5
11
16
29




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 62 40 18 4 192 153 84
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Little 63 24 26 9 50
A. Ladd 63 20 30 12 50
B. Wheeler 61 16 28 12 44
D. Byfuglien 63 15 26 6 41
M. Perreault 56 18 18 3 36
M. Scheifele 63 10 25 4 35
M. Frolik 63 13 19 3 32
D. Stafford 57 10 17 -18 27
J. Tlusty 53 13 10 -17 23
E. Kane 37 10 12 -1 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 18 7 5 .920 2.29
O. Pavelec 13 13 7 .909 2.60
 
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