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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 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 49 16 21 11 37
J. Huberdeau 52 10 27 10 37
A. Barkov 42 16 19 13 35
J. Jokinen 52 10 25 12 35
V. Trocheck 52 17 16 4 33
R. Smith 52 16 15 11 31
B. Pirri 48 10 13 -4 23
A. Ekblad 48 10 12 21 22
B. Campbell 52 4 16 17 20
N. Bjugstad 37 9 8 -3 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 23 13 5 .930 2.13
A. Montoya 8 2 1 .931 1.93

 
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