CALE MAKAR
North American Skater - UMASS, H-EAST
Final Rank:9Midterm Rank:10
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:5' 11"Weight:187
Born:October 30, 1998Hometown:Calgary, Alta.
Born in:Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted: 2017: COL (1st Round / 4th Overall) 

• Makar paced all Alberta Junior Hockey League defensemen in goals, assists and points with 24-51—75 in 2016-17 (54 GP) to help the Bandits clinch first place in the league standings and earn Most Outstanding Defenseman and Most Valuable Player honors. He also became the first player in franchise history to be named Canadian Junior Hockey League Most Valuable Player, chosen among five finalists from the 132 teams that comprise the CJHL.

• In the 2016-17 postseason, Makar averaged more than a point per game (5-11—16 in 13 GP) to earn playoff MVP honors and lift the Bandits to a league championship.

• In 2015-16, Makar collected 10-45—55 in the regular season (54 GP) and 3-11—14 in the playoffs (13 GP) to help the Bandits secure the league championship. Makar received AJHL Rookie of the Year honors and was named to the AJHL South All-Star Team and All-Rookie Team.

• Internationally, Makar served as captain of Canada West at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge (4-4—8 in 4 GP) after winning a gold medal in the 2015 instalment of the tournament (1-0—1 in 4 GP).

• Makar has committed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst for the 2017-18 season.

• Models is style of play after Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson.

• A Calgary native, Makar lists former long-time Flames captain Jarome Iginla (Kings) as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW CALE:

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Selena Gomez

TV show I recently binge-watched: The Office

The celebrity that always makes me laugh: Kevin Hart

The app I spend too much time on: Netflix

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Wings, Chicken Fingers

The coolest person I've ever met: Painter Bill Brownridge

Athlete I admire most: Bobby Orr

One thing people don't usually know about me: Above-Average Golfer

If I could be any superhero I would be: Spider-Man

I am inspired by: My Parents

I am afraid of: Heights

I dream of: Winning the Stanley Cup


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2017-2018CANADA (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR73580
2016-2017BROOKSAJHL5424517518
2015-2016BROOKSAJHL5410455528
2014-2015BROOKSAJHL31454