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Ryan Strome
North American Skater
Niagara, OHL
Final Rank:  8 Midterm Rank:  19
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  175
Born:  July 11, 1993 Hometown:  Mississauga, ON
Birthplace:  Mississauga, ON, CAN
• Strome finished third in the Ontario Hockey League scoring with 106 points (33-73--106) in 65 games, leading the IceDogs to a franchise best 45 wins and 96 points in 2010-11. His 1.63 points-per-game average ranked first among all the top producing OHL forwards this season.

• He was voted the Most Improved Player and the Best Playmaker in the 2011 OHL Eastern Conference Coaches Poll. Strome also tied for the Best Stickhandler with Ryan Spooner, drafted 45th overall by Boston in 2010.

• A Mississauga, Ontario native, Strome learned to skate outdoors – “My dad and my grandpa, who lives around the corner from me, took me to a pond in the hydro fields behind my house and threw me on skates and pretty much just told me to go. And my dad's always been supporting me all the way. I remember going to City Hall at four in the morning (with my dad), play with a stick and puck with him, and we'd get kicked off at 6 a.m., then I'd go to my other team's practice.” He comes from a hockey family, as both his younger brothers, Dylan and Matthew, play competitive hockey and hope to follow in his footsteps.

• He credits Ken Strong as one of the most influential coaches in his career, having played 10 years of minor hockey under his tutelage. Strome played his minor hockey for the Toronto Marlboros AAA program and captained the Marlboros as a 15-year-old -- a team that included Lucas Lessio (No. 46 ranked) and Stuart Percy (No. 53 ranked). In 2008-09 he tallied 104 points (41-63--104) in 76 games for the Marlboros.

• A video posted on YouTube of a highlight reel goal against Plymouth in October 2010 has over 300,000 views.

• His most embarrassing hockey moment was “crying after a penalty” when he was four and his childhood hockey idol was Gary Roberts because of his work ethic.

NEWS: Strome worth a deeper look than highlight-reel goal (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Sidney Crosby
Shootout move: “Forehand five hole”
Goal celebration: “Two hands up”
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: Mighty Ducks 1, 2 and 3
TV show: Two and a Half Men
Actor/ Actress: Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston
Music artist: Drake
Website: NHL.com and OHL.com
Book: Playing with Fire by Theo Fleury
Pump-up song: “Dream On” by Aerosmith
Home-cooked meal: Steak and double stuffed potatoes
Activity away from the rink: XBOX

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
NIAGARA
OHL
61
8
19
27
61
2010-2011
NIAGARA
OHL
65
33
73
106
82




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 30 20 6 4 98 71 44
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
5 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
6 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
7 BOS 32 16 13 3 81 83 35
8 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
9 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
10 WSH 30 14 10 6 86 81 34
11 OTT 31 13 12 6 82 86 32
12 CBJ 30 13 15 2 72 95 28
13 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
14 NJD 33 11 16 6 74 96 28
15 PHI 30 11 14 5 80 90 27
16 CAR 30 8 19 3 62 87 19

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 31 12 15 -5 27
K. Okposo 31 7 20 -3 27
B. Nelson 31 13 11 4 24
R. Strome 31 6 15 10 21
F. Nielsen 31 6 11 0 17
N. Leddy 31 5 10 7 15
J. Boychuk 21 2 12 7 14
M. Grabovski 28 5 7 4 12
N. Kulemin 31 5 7 -3 12
T. Hickey 30 2 9 1 11
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 16 6 0 .917 2.35
C. Johnson 5 4 0 .868 3.59

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