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2008 NHL Draft: Thomas McCollum

Tuesday, 06.10.2008 / 4:09 PM ET / 2008 NHL Draft
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2008 NHL Draft: Thomas McCollum
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


    Thomas McCollom
    Rank: No. 1 (North American)
    Position: Goalie
    Height/Weight: 6-2, 205
    DOB: Dec. 7, 1989


STATISTICS
Season
Team League GP GAA MINS SO SV%
2006-07 Guelph OHL 55 2.39 3158 5 .918
2007-08 Guelph OHL 51 2.50 2978 4 .914
 
THE SKINNY

Set Guelph Storm single-season record for shutouts in a season (5) in 2006-07…Only three-time winner of the CHL Goaltender of the Week award in 2008…Represented Team USA at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Finland…Patterns his game after Roberto Luongo…

WHAT CENTRAL SCOUTING SAYS

Net position is second to none. Rarely has any holes and has a great butterfly. When he is challenging and at the top of his game he is very tough to beat. He is definitely one of those franchise type of goalies in the future. Team is very confident in front of him.

WHAT PANTHER SCOUT SCOTT LUCE SAYS

Slow start with a great second half. Has No. 1 NHL potential.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Buffalo Sabres
NHL Player: Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo
Shootout move: Making a save
Practice Drill: Rebound
Video Game: Rock Band
Movie: Lucky Number Slevin
TV Show: The Simpsons
Actor: Adam Sandler
Group: Nickelback
Website: facebook.com
Book: Harry Potter
Pump-up song: “Lose Yourself” by Eminem
Food to cook: Mac and Cheese
Sport (other than hockey): Roller hockey
Activity away from the rink: Spending time with friends
Toy growing up: Mini stick set
Place to shop: American Eagle
Place to visit: Home

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Huberdeau 71 13 32 7 45
N. Bjugstad 72 24 19 -7 43
J. Jokinen 73 7 33 -1 40
J. Jagr 69 13 25 -4 38
B. Boyes 72 12 23 10 35
A. Ekblad 73 11 24 10 35
J. Hayes 64 18 13 -4 31
A. Barkov 63 12 17 -2 29
B. Campbell 74 3 21 1 24
B. Pirri 41 20 2 5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 26 17 11 .922 2.32
A. Montoya 5 7 2 .888 3.08
 
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