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2015 NHL Draft
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Joe Colborne
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Joe Colborne  #8

NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: January 30, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Calgary, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: BOS / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (16th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS: Scored a shorthanded goal, added an assist and was +2 on Jan. 17 at SJS... notched a goal at ANA on Jan. 21... picked up two points (1G, 1A) and was +2 on Jan. 27 vs. BUF... had a pair of assists vs. WPG on Feb. 2... took part in his first NHL fight with VAN's Luca Sbisa on Feb. 14... picked up assists in back-to-back games at NYI on Feb. 27... scored and was +2 on Mar. 8 at OTT... had an assist at DAL on Mar. 30... scored the GWG on Apr. 4 at EDM... PLAYOFFS: Had his first career NHL playoff point (assist) and was +1 with five hits vs. VAN on Apr. 19... picked up an assist for the second consecutive game and was +1 on Apr. 21 vs. VAN... scored his first career postseason goal (shorthanded) vs. ANA on May 5...
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) Traded to Toronto by Boston with Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Anaheim Anaheim selected Rickard Rakell) in 2011 Entry Draft and Boston's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado, later traded to Washington, later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Mke Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft for Tomas Kaberle, February 18, 2011. Traded to Calgary by Toronto for Calgary's 4th round choice (later traded to St. Louis St. Louis selected Ville Husso) in 2014 Entry Draft, September 29, 2013.
Quote of the Day

He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft