North American Skater
Jake
Bean
POSITION: D
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
Weight: 173
Born: 06/09/1998
Mid Term Rank: 13
Nationality: Canadian
Club: Calgary
League: WHL

• A puck-moving defenseman comfortable at both ends of the ice, Bean finished first among Western Hockey League defensemen with 24 goals and 12 power-play goals in 68 games for the Calgary Hitmen in 2015-16 earning WHL (East) Second All-Star Team honors.

• After going undrafted in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft, Bean made his hometown Hitmen after a tryout with the club and set a franchise record for points by a rookie defenseman with 5-34—39 in 51 games in 2014-15.

• Internationally, Bean was part of Canada’s gold medal entry at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial. At the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, Bean was named to the tournament all-star team after leading Canada Black (tied) with 1-3—4 in 5 games.

• His father, John Bean, is the chief operating officer for the Calgary Flames.

• His favorite player to watch is defenseman Cam Fowler of the Anaheim Ducks.

NEWS:

BEAN HAS GROWN INTO TOP PROSPECT


GETTING TO KNOW JAKE...

My go-to karaoke song is: 'Closing Time' by Semisonic
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Brooklyn Nine-Nine
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Seth MacFarlane
The app I spend way too much time on is: Tiny Towers
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Salmon
The athlete I admire most is: Jordan Spieth
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Jordan Spieth
One thing people don't usually know about me is: I am an avid ping pong player
I am inspired by: Family
I am afraid of: Failing