North American Skater
Canada
Joel
Edmundson
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 191
LAST CLUB TEAM: Moose Jaw, WHL
BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1993
MID RANK: 69
HOMETOWN: Brandon, MB
FINAL RANK: 33
BORN IN: Brandon, MB, CAN
• Competing in his first WHL season, Edmundson tallied 20 points (2-18--20) in 71 games, posting a plus-three rating and picking up 95 penalty minutes.

• He won Moose Jaw’s hardest shot competition registering a 98 mph shot.

• Edmundson got his start in hockey at the age of four, skating at the outdoor rink with his brother. He played on his first hockey team the McCallum Jewelers’ Canucks when he was five. He also played all twelve years of his minor hockey with the Brandon Youth Hockey Association.

• His childhood hockey idols were always Brandon Wheats King players; Nashville forward Jordan Tootoo was his favorite. He credits his father, Bob, for having the most influence on his career because he coached him throughout his minor hockey career.

• Once an avid baseball player too, he finished fifth place in a national baseball competition at the age of eight and played for Team Manitoba twice at the national championship.

NEWS: Edmundson's strong play so far just the beginning (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Calgary Flames
NHL player: Jarome Iginla
Shootout move: “Spin-O-Rama”
Goal celebration: Fist pump
Video game: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
Movie: The Hangover
TV show: Storage Wars
Actor: Will Ferrell
Music group: Nickelback
Website: Facebook.com
Pump-up song: “Sound of Madness” by Shinedown
Home-cooked meal: Taco salad
Activity away from the rink: Sleeping