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Round 2
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Stanley Cup Final

Dalton Thrower

North American Skater - Saskatoon, WHL
Final Rank:26Midterm Rank:30
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:5' 11"Weight:189
Born:December 20, 1993
Born in:Squamish, BC, CAN
Drafted: 2012: MTL (2nd Round / 51st Overall)  Montréal Canadiens
• Thrower led Saskatoon defensemen with 54 points (18-36--54) in 66 games during the 2011-12 season; he also ranked eighth among all Western Hockey League blueliners in scoring. Those numbers were nearly triple his stats from the prior season.

• In 2010-11, Thrower finished with 20 points (6-14--20) in 68 games. He posted three points (2-1--3) and had a plus-four rating in 10 playoff contests.

• Thrower began playing hockey when he was five years old – “Dad just said that he put a football and hockey stick in front of me and gave me the choice. I chose the right one.”

• He credits his parents with having the most influence on his career – “They have both been diagnosed with cancer and both have overcome it. While all this was happening, they always put us first.”

FAVORITES

NHL player:
Kevin Bieksa
NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
Shootout move: Stickhandle, quick shot and five hole
Goal celebration: One-hand fist pump
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: Remember the Titans
TV show: Two and a Half Men
Actor: Adam Sandler
Musician: Mac Miller
Website: Twitter
Book: Playing with Fire
Pump-up song: “Lose Yourself” – Eminem
Home-cooked meal: Steak and pasta
Activity away from the rink: Ball hockey

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2009-2010SASKATOONWHL5507761
2010-2011SASKATOONWHL686142091
2011-2012SASKATOONWHL66183654103
2013-2014VANCOUVERWHL4212273970




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