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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

Luke Adam

North American Skater - St. John's, QMJHL
Final Rank:42Midterm Rank:66
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:203
Born:June 18, 1990Hometown:St- John's, NF
Born in:St- John's, NF, CAN
Drafted: 2008: BUF (2nd Round / 44th Overall)  Buffalo Sabres
  • He had eight points (3-5--8) for the Fog Devils in the first round of the QMJHL playoffs before being eliminated by Acadie-Bathurst.
  • Led the Fog Devils in scoring during the 2007-08 regular-season with 66 points (36-30--66).
  • Became the first Fog Devil to score four goals in a game when he led St. John's to an 8-2 win over the Lewiston Maineiacs on November 9, 2007.
  • His dad, Russ, was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the seventh round, 137th overall, in 1980, he played eight games with the Leafs in 1982-83.
  • Luke was selected in the 1st Round (7th Overall) in the 2006 QMJHL Entry Draft by the Fog Devils.
  • He got his first pair of skates for his first birthday and began skating on the backyard rink at the age of two. He began his minor hockey career in the novice division with the Avalon Celtics. He played for Avalon until bantam before playing Midget AAA in St. John's.
  • Patterns his game after Tampa Bay's Vincent Lecavalier's a big strong playmaker, goal scorer and leader, and he wears number 19 because his favorite player is Steve Yzerman.
  • His most memorable hockey moments are playing in the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in 2005-06 and representing Team Newfoundland at the 2007 Canada Winter Games.
  • If he could have dinner with any three people he would choose Steve Yzerman, Tiger Woods and Gordie Howe, they are all-time greats and the best at their sports.
  • The most embarrassing song on his iPod is "Boom, Boom, Boom" by the VengaBoys and the one movie he would want to be in is Dumbo.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Player: San Jose's Joe Thornton and Tampa Bay's Vincent Lecavalier

Shootout move: "Going cheese"

Practice Drill: Shootout

Video Game: Guitar Hero

Movie: Any Given Sunday

TV Show: Prison Break

Actor: Denzel Washington

Group: Blink 182

Website: facebook.com

Book: Mr. Poppers Penguins

Pump-up song: "Way I Are" by Timbaland

Food to cook: Mini Pizza

Activity away from the rink: Playing golf

Toy growing up: Yo-Yo

Place to shop: American Eagle

Place to visit: Windsor, Ontario

<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px; font-weight: bold;">Season</td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px; font-weight: bold;">Team</td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px; font-weight: bold;">League</td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px; font-weight: bold;">GP</td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px; font-weight: bold;">G</td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px; font-weight: bold;">A</td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px; font-weight: bold;">PTS</td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold;">PIM</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label5">2006-07</span></td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label10">St. John's</span></td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label11">QMJHL</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label12">63</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label13">6</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label14">9</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label15">15</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label16">51</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label5">2007-08</span></td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 10px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label10">St. John's</span></td> <td valign="top" align="left" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label11">QMJHL</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label12">70</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label13">36</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label14">30</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px; padding-right: 20px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label15">66</span></td> <td valign="top" align="right" style="font-size: 14px;"><span id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_ChildContent_Repeater7_ctl01_Label16">72</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table>




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