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Curtis Lazar

Curtis Lazar  #27

NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: February 2, 1995  (AGE 19)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Salmon Arm, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 196 DRAFTED: OTT / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (17th overall)    Prospect Bio
Was a roster invitee for Canada s NJT development camp in August. 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 appearing in each of Canada s seven games (to rank third in scoring among Canadian players) at the 2014 IIHF 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

When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series