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2008 NHL Draft: Luke Schenn

Thursday, 06.5.2008 / 3:22 PM ET / 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

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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