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2008 NHL Draft: Colby Robak

Monday, 06.16.2008 / 5:15 PM ET / 2008 NHL Draft
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2008 NHL Draft: Colby Robak
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


    Colby Robak
    Rank: No. 13 (North American)
    Position: Defenseman
    Height/Weight: 6-3, 194 pounds
    D.O.B: Apr. 24, 1990


STATISTICS
Season
Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Brandon WHL 39 2 3 5 12
2007-08 Windsor WHL 71 6 24 30 25

THE SKINNY


Helped Canada win gold medal at the Under-18 IIHF World Championships in April, 2008. Represented Manitoba at the Canada Winter Games in 2007, winning the silver medal. Was Brandon’s only 16-year-old rookie in 2006-07.

WHAT CENTRAL SCOUTING SAYS

A Smooth skating defenseman with the keen ability to skate the puck out of dander. Goes into scrums, comes up with the puck and almost effortly skates it up ice; combine that with a shrewd ability to look up-ice, head-man the puck and then join the rush from behind. Has a calm demeanor when he plays. Doesn’t get rattled very easily.

WHAT PANTHER SCOUT SCOTT LUCE SAYS

Fluid skater for a big prospect.  Good upside on projection.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Anaheim
NHL Player: Scott Niedermayer
Video Game: Guitar Hero
Movie: Rock Star
TV Show: King of Queens and Hogan Knows Best
Actor: Will Ferrell
Group: Nickelback and 3 Doors Down
Website: whl.ca
Book: Hockey Tough by Saul Miller
Pump-up song: “Step Up” by Drowning Pool
Food to cook: Spaghetti and chicken
Sport (other than hockey): Golf and soccer

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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