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Round 2
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Stanley Cup Final

John Moore

North American Skater - Chicago, USHL
Final Rank:6Midterm Rank:8
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 2"Weight:189
Born:November 19, 1990
Born in:Chicago, IL, USA
Drafted: 2009: CBJ (1st Round / 21st Overall)  Columbus Blue Jackets
• After finishing fourth overall in scoring by defensemen with 39 points (14-25-39) in 57 games in 2008-09, Moore was name the USHL Defenseman of the Year and enters the Draft as the highest ranked USHL player by Central Scouting.

• Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2008 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge, adding two assists in five games in his first international hockey experience.

• After two seasons with the Chicago Steel, Moore will attend Colorado College in the fall of 2009.

• He has lived and played in Illinois his whole career, skating for the first time at the age of two and playing on his first hockey team in the Winnetka Park District House League. Before playing for the Steel in the USHL, he also played for the Chicago Young Americans and the Chicago Mission.

• Moore’s childhood idol was Sergei Fedorov – “I just love the way he played the game and he was fun to watch” and if he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose Washington’s Mike Green, Tiger Woods and actor Will Ferrell.

• His pre-game ritual includes: “playing two-touch with the soccer ball before every game. The whole team gets involved and it gets intense”.

NEWS ARTICLES

MOORE'S SKATING IS HIS STRENGTH

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Player: Washington defenseman Mike Green
Shootout move: “Datsyuk”
Goal celebration: “Bow and Arrow”
Video game: NHL '09
Movie: The Departed
Reality Show: Cops
Actress: Jessica Alba
Cartoon: The Simpsons
Website: TSN.ca
Book: The Great Gatsby
Pump up song: “Thunderstruck” by ACDC
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse
Place to visit: Maine
Snack: Oatmeal
Superhero: Batman

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2007-2008CHICAGOUSHL564111526
2008-2009CHICAGOUSHL5714253950




It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.

— Panthers vice president of hockey operations Travis Viola after Florida won the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft Lottery