Michael McLeod
North American Skater - Mississauga, OHL
Final Rank:13Midterm Rank:6
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 2"Weight:188
Born:February 3, 1998Hometown:Mississauga, Ont.
Born in:Mississauga, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2016: NJD (1st Round / 12th Overall) 

• In 2015-16, McLeod skated for his hometown Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League, finishing second in team scoring with 61 points (21-40— 61) in 57 games behind linemate and No. 3-ranked North American skater Alexander Nylander (28-47—75).

• McLeod added 3-6—9 in seven postseason contests – including a pair of three-point outings – before the Steelheads were eliminated in the first round by Barrie.

• In 2013-14, McLeod registered 21-36—57 in 33 games for the Toronto Marlboros of the Greater Toronto Hockey League, coached by Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman Paul Coffey. At the 2014 OHL Cup, he produced 7-4—11 in seven games to lead the Marlboros to the OHL Cup championship and was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

• Internationally, McLeod was part of Canada’s gold medal entry at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and skated for his country at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship.

• McLeod is part of a hockey family: his older brother, Matthew, played for Canisius College in 2015-16 and his younger brother, Ryan, played alongside Michael as a teammate on the Steelheads.

• He wears No. 9 in honor of hockey legend Gordie Howe, his mother's favorite player.

NEWS:

MISSISSAUGA'S MCLEOD ON FAST TRACK TO NHL

GETTING TO KNOW MICHAEL...


My go-to karaoke song is: 'Sweet Caroline' by Neil Diamond
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Vampire Diaries
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Will Ferrell
I do a great impression of: LeBron James
The app I spend way too much time on is: Vine
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Wings
The coolest person I've ever met is: Justin Bieber
The athlete I admire most is: LeBron James
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Justin Bieber
I am inspired by: Stanley Cup Playoffs
I am afraid of: Spiders
I dream of: Hockey

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2015-2016MISSISSAUGAOHL5721406171
2015-2016CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2015)ITLTOUR52244
2014-2015MISSISSAUGAOHL6312172933
2014-2015CANADA RED (2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR50112
2013-2014TORONTO MARLBOROS MINOR MIDGETGTHL3321365720