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Stanley Cup Final

Ryan Sproul

North American Skater - Sault Ste. Marie, OHL
Final Rank:54Midterm Rank:124
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 3"Weight:175
Born:January 13, 1993
Born in:Missisauga, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2011: DET (2nd Round / 55th Overall)  Detroit Red Wings
• In his first Ontario Hockey League season, Sproul led all defensemen and rookies on Sault Ste. Marie in scoring with 14 goals and 33 points in 61 games. He scored 10 goals after January 1, second to only CHL Player of the year Ryan Ellis (12).

• He started the season with Vaughan in the OJHL before deciding to join Sault Ste. Marie – Sproul was cut from Junior A hockey in 2009 and forced to play an extra year of midget.

• A Toronto Junior Canadiens and Vaughan Kings minor hockey product, Sproul started skating at the age of four when his dad took him out on the ice.

• His most memorable hockey moment was scoring his first OHL hat trick “because my parents were there to see it” and if he could trade places with anyone for a day he would choose Alex Ovechkin.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Washington Capitals
NHL player: Mike Green
Shootout move: “Leg kick, forehand, backhand”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Video game: Need for Speed
Movie: Fired Up
TV show: How I Met Your Mother
Actor: Adam Sandler
Website: facebook.com
Book: Sports Illustrated
Home-cooked meal: Steak
Activity away from the rink: Playing other sports

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2009-2010VAUGHAN (defunct)OJHL81120
2010-2011SAULT STE. MARIEOHL6114193336




I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round