Dalton Thrower
North American Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: Saskatoon, WHL
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
WEIGHT: 189
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: December 20, 1993
HOMETOWN:
BORN IN: Squamish, BC, CAN
MID RANK: 30
FINAL RANK: 26
• Thrower led Saskatoon defensemen with 54 points (18-36--54) in 66 games during the 2011-12 season; he also ranked eighth among all Western Hockey League blueliners in scoring. Those numbers were nearly triple his stats from the prior season.

• In 2010-11, Thrower finished with 20 points (6-14--20) in 68 games. He posted three points (2-1--3) and had a plus-four rating in 10 playoff contests.

• Thrower began playing hockey when he was five years old – “Dad just said that he put a football and hockey stick in front of me and gave me the choice. I chose the right one.”

• He credits his parents with having the most influence on his career – “They have both been diagnosed with cancer and both have overcome it. While all this was happening, they always put us first.”

FAVORITES

NHL player:
Kevin Bieksa
NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
Shootout move: Stickhandle, quick shot and five hole
Goal celebration: One-hand fist pump
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: Remember the Titans
TV show: Two and a Half Men
Actor: Adam Sandler
Musician: Mac Miller
Website: Twitter
Book: Playing with Fire
Pump-up song: “Lose Yourself” – Eminem
Home-cooked meal: Steak and pasta
Activity away from the rink: Ball hockey