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Round 2
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Stanley Cup Final

Peter Holland

North American Skater - Guelph, OHL
Final Rank:19Midterm Rank:9
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:185
Born:January 14, 1991
Born in:Toronto, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2009: ANA (1st Round / 15th Overall)  Anaheim Ducks
• Holland’s successful second season with Guelph saw him finish second on the Storm with 67 points (28-39-67) in 68 games. He also led the team with four goals in four games, against Saginaw in the 2009 playoffs.

• There was no shortage of hockey for Holland in 2008-09 as he represented the OHL in the 2008 Canada/Russia Challenge, was selected to the 2009 OHL All-Star Classic and participated in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game.

• In international play, he was selected to play for Team Canada at the 2009 Under-18 World Championships, contributing five points (1-4-5) and a plus-five rating in Canada’s fourth place finish. He was also a member of the gold-medal winning Team Ontario at the 2008 World Under-17 Challenge.

• Prior to playing in the Ontario Hockey League, Holland played minor hockey for Brampton Youth Hockey Association, captaining his team to a Quebec Peewee International tournament championship at 13.

• First on skates at the age of two and playing on his first team in Nobleton, Ontario at four, he credits his dad for having the most influence on his career for starting him in the sport and teaching him to have fun.

• His childhood hockey idols were Mats Sundin and Joe Sakic – “I’ve always been a Leafs fan and I love the way Sakic plays”.

NEWS ARTICLES

GUELPH’S HOLLAND COOKING UP A STRONG SEASON

HOLLAND IMPRESSES IN NHL DRAFT YEAR


FAVORITES

NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Player: Joe Sakic
Shootout move: "Datsyuk’s pull back"
Goal celebration: "One knee ice scoop"
Video game: NHL '09
Movie: 300, the Guardian, Slap Shot
Reality Show: America’s Got Talent
Actor: Tom Hanks
Cartoon: Family Guy
Website: Facebook.com
Book: Marley and Me
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Golf, Wakeboarding
Place to visit: Cottage (in the summer)
Snack: Granola bars
Superhero: Batman

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2007-2008GUELPHOHL628152331
2008-2009GUELPHOHL6828396742




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 OT winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round