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2013 Draft Class Profile: Hunter Shinkaruk

by Staff Writer / Winnipeg Jets

HUNTER SHINKARUK



Left Wing- Medicine Hat Tigers
Born Oct 13, 1994 -- Calgary, AB
Height 5.11 -- Weight 175 --
Shoots: Left
Number: 9

2009 WHL Bantam Draft: Selected 14th overall by the Medicine Hat Tigers. 

RANKINGS:

Central Scouting: 6th in North American skaters
International Scouting Services: 13th overall

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

Offensively skilled
Forechecking winger
Strong skater
Good stickhandler
Leadership skills


DID YOU KNOW...

- 2012-13- Named captain of the Tigers in his third season, Shinkaruk was the second-leading scorer for Medicine Hat (trailing only 19-year-old Curtis Valk).

- He represented Team WHL in the Subway Series against a Russian all-star team and played for Canada in the Super Series in August.

- Played for Canada in the 2012 U18 World Junior Championship; scoring 4 goals with 4 assists in six games for the bronze-medal winning squad.

- Represented Canada Pacific in the 2010 U17 World Hockey Challenge. He was named to the WHC's All-Tournament team after scoring 5 goals with 4 assists in six games as Canada Pacific captured a bronze medal.

HUNTER SHINKARUK - MEDICINE HAT TIGERS
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM +/- GP G A Pts PIM
2012-13 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 64 37 49 86 44 -13 8 3 3 6 8
2011-12 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 66 49 42 91 38 17 8 2 9 11 6
2010-11 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 63 14 28 42 24 13 14 4 5 9 0











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