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 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
5 PIT 77 42 24 11 211 194 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 PHI 77 31 29 17 202 220 79
12 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 78 29 43 6 204 249 64
16 BUF 77 22 47 8 152 258 52

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
M. Neuvirth 1 3 1 .881 2.94

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