Draft Prospect - 2013
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Hunter Shinkaruk
North American Skater
Medicine Hat, WHL
Final Rank:  6 Midterm Rank:  5
Position:  Left Wing/Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 10" Weight:  181
Born:  October 13, 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

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Bailey 2 1 2 1 3
R. Strome 2 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 2 2 0 2 2
K. Okposo 2 1 1 1 2
J. Tavares 2 0 2 1 2
C. Clutterbuck 2 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 2 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 2 0 1 0 1
L. Visnovsky 2 0 1 3 1
F. Nielsen 2 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 1 1 0 .917 2.52

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