Jake Walman
North American Skater - Toronto JC, OJHL
Final Rank:47Midterm Rank:60
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:170
Born:February 20, 1996Hometown:Toronto, Ont.
Born in:Toronto, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2014: STL (3rd Round / 82nd Overall) 
• Walman has committed to Providence College for the fall of 2014.

• In 2013-14, Walman’s first season in the Ontario Junior Hockey League, he finished second among Toronto Jr. Canadiens blueliners with 33 points (7-26—33) in 43 games. Following his impressive rookie campaign, Walman was named the OJHL Rookie of the Year and was a co-recipient of the Canadian Junior Hockey League National Rookie of the Year Award.

• Ranked No. 47 among North American skaters, Walman is the highest-ranked OJHL and CJHL player for the upcoming NHL Draft, a distinction that has earned him the OJHL and CJHL Top Prospect Awards as well as the Ontario Hockey Association’s BJ Monro Award. He was also selected as an OJHL First-Team All-Prospect.

• He represented Team Canada East at the 2014 World Junior A Challenge, totaling two assists in four games. Walman then played for the OJHL’s South-East Conference All-Star Team that finished second at the 2013 Central Canada Cup All-Star Challenge.

• A graduate of the Greater Toronto Hockey League, Walman converted to defense in his Midget AAA season with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens. Prior to that he was a forward with the North York Rangers Minor Midget AAA team and Toronto Red Wings Bantam AAA club, where he was coached by NHL alumnus Claude Lemieux and played with Claude’s son Brendan (No. 28-ranked North American skater).

FAVORITES

NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Erik Karlsson
Shootout move: “Backhand, forehand deke”
Goal celebration: “Point finger in the air”
Video game: NHL
Movie: Miracle
Actor: Mila Kunis
Musicians: Avicii, Lil Jon
Website: Netflix
Sport (other than hockey): Soccer, Tennis
Athletes (non-hockey): Floyd Mayweather, Rafael Nadal

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2016-2017PROVIDENCEH-EAST
2015-2016PROVIDENCEH-EAST
2015-2016USA WHITE (2015 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP
2015-2016TEAM USA (2015 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp)NACAMP
2015-2016CANADA (2015 Summer Development Camp)NATOUR
2014-2015PROVIDENCEH-EAST
2013-2014BLACK (2013 WJAC Canada East Evaluation Camp)NATOUR
2013-2014OJHL South West (2013 Central Canada Cup)NATOUR
2013-2014TORONTO JCOJHL437263387
2013-2014CAN EAST (2013 World Junior A Challenge)NATOUR40224
2012-2013TORONTO JR CANADIENSGTHL23391211
2011-2012NORTH YORKGTHL3310122218