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Patrick Wiercioch

North American Skater - Omaha, USHL
Final Rank:77Midterm Rank:119
Height:6' 2"Weight:178
Born:September 12, 1990
Born in:Burnaby, BC, CAN
Drafted: 2008: OTT (2nd Round / 42nd Overall) 
  • Tied for the lead on the Lancers with nine playoff assists (2-9--11), helping lead his team to a 2008 Anderson Cup championship.
  • Got his start in hockey by attending local junior games and played his first hockey season with the Ridge Meadows Rockets; also played for the Burnaby Winter Club and the North Shore Winter Club.
  • Patterns his game after Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom – “he is smart and makes players around him better”.
  • His pre-game routine includes always putting his left skate on first and stretching on his own – “I do it just to have consistency in any rink I play in."
  • His most memorable hockey moment was winning the Quebec Pee Wee International Tournament and his most embarrassing hockey moment was scoring his first junior goal on his own net.




NHL Player: Nicklas Lidstrom

Shootout move: Low blocker

Goal celebration: “Never have one planned”

Practice Drill: One timers

Movie: Old School

TV Show: Friends

Actor: Will Ferrell

Artist/Group: Carrie Underwood and Nickelback

Website: NHL.com

Book: Harry Potter

Pump-up song: “Summer of ’69” by Bryan Adams

Food to cook: Chicken and rice

Sport (other than hockey): College football

Activity away from the rink: Fishing

Toy growing up: Roller blades

Place to shop: Any sports store

Place to visit: Deka Lake