Curtis Lazar

Curtis Lazar  #27

NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: February 2, 1995  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Salmon Arm, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 196 DRAFTED: OTT / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)    Prospect Bio
Recorded nine points (five goals, four assists) while serving as Canada's captain and winning the gold medal at the 2015 WJC. 2013-14: Established new major junior career highs in goals (41), assists (35) and points (76) with Edmonton (WHL) ... Recorded seven points (three goals, four assists) in Canada s seven games at the 2014 WJC in Sweden ... Tied for second among Oil Kings in post-season scoring with a career-high 22 points (10 goals, 12 assists) while appearing in all 21 playoff games in helping the team win the WHL Championship ... Recorded four points (two goals, two assists) including the overtime winner in the tournament s semi-final against Val d Or to help Edmonton reach (and ultimately win) the Memorial Cup ... Was awarded the George Parsons Trophy as the Memorial Cup s most sportsmanlike player. 2014-15 Season high: Face-offs: 5/7 (71%), Nov. 11 at Vancouver (4-3 OT loss)
Quote of the Day

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun.

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday
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