Tyler Wotherspoon
North American Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: Portland, WHL
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 203
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: March 12, 1993
HOMETOWN: Surrey, BC
BORN IN: Burnaby, BC, CAN
MID RANK: 33
FINAL RANK: 40
• In the 2011 Western Hockey League playoffs, Wotherspoon recorded three goals, including one shorthanded (3-1--4) in 20 games, helping Portland reach the WHL final. The Winterhawks lost to the Kootney Ice in five games.

• Wotherspoon is one of four Portland Winterhawks ranked by Central Scouting this season -- he is joined by fellow defenseman Joe Morrow (No. 12 ranked) and forwards Sven Baertschi (No. 7 ranked) and Ty Rattie (No. 17 ranked). In 2010, eight players were drafted from Portland.

• He played his minor hockey for the Cloverdale Colts and one of his most memorable hockey moments was participating in the 2011 CHL Top Prospects Game – “it was an honor to be chosen”.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Brent Seabrook
Shootout move: “Low blocker”
Goal celebration: “One fist pump”
Video game: NHL ‘11
Movie: Tommy Boy and Hangover
TV show: King of Queens, Big Bang Theory
Actor: Bradley Cooper
Website: Facebook.com
Home-cooked meal: Shepards Pie
Activity away from the rink: Movies