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2008 NHL Draft: Jacob Markstrom

Monday, 06.02.2008 / 2:47 PM / 2008 NHL Draft
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2008 NHL Draft: Jacob Markstrom
Leading up to the 2008 draft, Flordiapanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. Could the Panthers draft one of these players with their pick in the second round or might they move up to grab one of these top players to further bolster their system and hope they contribute to the big club one day?

Each week day, we'll take a look at three prospects and get Panthers Director of Amateur Scouting Scott Luce's opinion on each of them.

2008 NHL Entry Draft Site


    Jacob Markstrom
    Rank: No. 1 (European)
    Position: Goalie
    Height/Weight: 6-3, 178
    D.O.B. Jan. 31, 1990


Season Team League GP GAA MIN SO SV%
2007-08 Brynas Jr. Swe-Jr 22 2.00 1320 2 .931
2007-08 Brynas Swe 7 3.12 422 0 .887

THE SKINNY

Led Sweden to first-ever gold medal at the 2007 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial. Stopped 38 of 40 shots against Team Canada. Posted 2.57 goals against and .924 save percentage for Sweden’s national Under-17 team in 2006-07.

WHAT CENTRAL SCOUTING SAYS

Covers the net well and plays with a lot of confidence. Plays butterfly, but sometimes tends to go down too quickly. Impressive, quick glove and used his size to his advantage.

WHAT PANTHER SCOUT SCOTT LUCE SAYS

Very athletic goalie. Good size with solid upside to his game.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NYI 47 32 14 1 155 130 65
2 DET 48 28 11 9 144 123 65
3 TBL 49 30 15 4 158 131 64
4 MTL 46 30 13 3 126 108 63
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 NYR 45 27 14 4 135 110 58
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 45 20 15 10 111 127 50
10 TOR 49 22 23 4 143 152 48
11 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
12 PHI 49 20 22 7 134 149 47
13 CBJ 46 21 22 3 117 145 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 48 14 31 3 90 171 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 45 16 13 -1 29
A. Ekblad 45 6 21 5 27
J. Huberdeau 42 8 17 1 25
J. Jokinen 44 4 21 -2 25
B. Boyes 43 10 11 2 21
J. Hayes 37 13 7 -1 20
S. Bergenheim 34 7 9 1 16
A. Barkov 34 5 9 -5 14
T. Fleischmann 38 5 8 9 13
V. Trocheck 28 4 9 6 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 17 11 8 .920 2.43
A. Montoya 3 4 2 .891 2.96
 
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