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2008 NHL Draft: Luke Schenn

Thursday, 06.05.2008 / 3:22 PM / 2008 NHL Draft
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2008 NHL Draft: Luke Schenn
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


    Luke Schenn
    Rank: No. 5 (North American)
    Position: Defense
    Height/Weight: 6-2, 216
    D.O.B. Nov. 2, 1989

 
STATISTICS
Season
Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Kelowna WHL 72 2 27 29 139
2007-08 Kelowna WHL 57 7 21 28 100
 
THE SKINNY

Named to WHL’s Western Conference Second All-Star Team in 2008 after finishing second on his team in scoring among defenseman. Helped Team Canada win gold at 2008 World Junior Championships, represented Canada in the eight-game sweet of Russia in the Canada-Russia Super Series in 2007, and was member of gold-medal winning Team Canada in Under-18 World Championship in 2006. Scored four points in first round of WHL playoffs.

WHAT CENTRAL SCOUTING SAYS

A big strong defenseman who might compare with Ed Jovanovski. Has a tough edge and has the ability to, if caught up ice, work hard and get back in time to recover. Sometime defense partner of 6-7 draft prospect Tyler Myers.

WHAT PANTHER SCOUT SCOTT LUCE SAYS

Top end defensive prospect. Quietly effective shift in and shift out.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Calgary Flames
NHL Player: Dion Phaneuf
Shootout move: “Sam Gagner’s shootout move”
Goal celebration: “Jumping into the bench”
Video Game: NHL 2008
Movie: Night at the Roxbury
TV Show: Prison Break
Actor/Actress: Will Ferrell and Jessica Alba
Group: Rascal Flatts
Website: NHL.com
Book: Hockey News Magazine
Pump-up song: “Don’t Stop the Music” by Rihanna
Food to cook: Steak
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Activity away from the rink: Xbox
Toy growing up: Mini sticks
Place to visit: Hawaii
UPCOMING EVENTS

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 76 16 22 -14 38
S. Upshall 76 15 22 1 37
B. Campbell 82 7 30 -6 37
B. Boyes 78 21 15 -6 36
S. Bergenheim 62 16 13 -16 29
J. Huberdeau 69 9 19 -5 28
T. Fleischmann 80 8 20 -18 28
T. Gilbert 73 3 25 -5 28
B. Pirri 49 13 12 6 25
A. Barkov 54 8 16 -3 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 25 23 7 .919 2.40
S. Clemmensen 6 7 1 .896 3.09
 
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