MICHAEL RASMUSSEN
North American Skater - ,
Final Rank:5Midterm Rank:6
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 6"Weight:220
Born:April 17, 1999Hometown:Surrey, B.C.
Born in:Vancouver, BC, CAN
Drafted: 2017: DET (1st Round / 9th Overall) 

• Rasmussen led the Tri-City Americans with 15 power-play goals in 2016-17, finishing the campaign with 32-23—55 in 50 games.

• Rasmussen notched a four-goal outing in Tri-City’s season opener on Sept. 24, 2016, becoming the first Americans player to score four goals in a game since Brendan Shinnimin on Feb. 26, 2012.

• After being selected seventh overall by the Americans in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft, Rasmussen led Tri-City rookies in goals (18) and points (43) in 2015-16 (63 GP).

• Rasmussen collected 27-23—50 with Okanagan Hockey Academy in 2014-15 (28 GP) en route to a Canadian Sport School Hockey League championship.

• Internationally, Rasmussen represented Canada at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial (1-3—4 in 4 GP) and Canada Black at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (2-1—3 in 5 GP).

• A big, strong power forward, Rasmussen compares his style of play to Florida Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov and former NHL forward Mats Sundin.

• Lists Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews as his childhood hockey idol.


GETTING TO KNOW MICHAEL:

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Blake Lively

TV show I recently binge-watched: Suits

The celebrity that always makes me laugh: Jimmy Kimmel

The app I spend too much time on: Instagram

At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Meat

The coolest person I've ever met: J.J. Watt

Athlete I admire most: Jonathan Toews

One thing people don't usually know about me: I’m Ambidextrous

If I could be any superhero I would be: Batman

I am inspired by: My Family

I am afraid of: Sharks

I dream of: Winning the Stanley Cup


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2017-2018TRI-CITYWHL4731285940
2016-2017TRI-CITYWHL5032235550
2016-2017CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2016)ITLTOUR41348
2015-2016TRI-CITYWHL6318254337
2014-2015TRI-CITYWHL10002