Hunter Shinkaruk

North American Skater - Medicine Hat, WHL
Final Rank:6Midterm Rank:5
Position:Left Wing/CenterShoots:Left
Height:5' 10"Weight:181
Born:October 13, 1994Hometown:Calgary, AB
Born in:Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted: 2013: VAN (1st Round / 24th Overall) 
• Shinkaruk served as Medicine Hat’s captain during the 2012-13 season and finished first on the team in assists (49) and second in both goals (37) and points (86). He also led the Tigers in playoff scoring with three goals and three assists in eight games.

• Playing alongside Emerson Etem (Anaheim Ducks) in 2011-12, Shinkaruk scored 49 goals (49-42--91) to rank fifth in the Western Hockey League.

• Shinkaruk tallied a hat trick, including the overtime winner, to help Team Canada capture a bronze medal at the 2012 Under-18 World Championship. He also won gold at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

• A Calgary Royals minor hockey product, Shinkaruk was selected as the Tigers’ Rookie of the Year in 2010-11 after missing the full 2009-10 season of midget hockey with a broken tibia and fibula.

• He wears No. 9 because his childhood hockey idol was Mike Modano. In the off-season, he has skated with NHLers Mike Cammalleri, Andrew Cogliano and Mason Raymond.

• His dad, Roger, is a longtime dentist for the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen.




NHL team:
Montreal Canadiens
NHL player: Sidney Crosby
Goal celebration: “Knee swipe, jump into glass”
Video game: NHL
Movie: The Hangover
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Mila Kunis
Musician: Jason Aldean
Website: Twitter
Pump-up Song: “Pop That” by French Montana
Home-cooked meal: Steak, mashed potatoes, Caesar salad


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