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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Sean Couturier

Tuesday, 05.31.2011 / 1:50 PM / 2011 NHL Draft
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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Sean Couturier
Leading up to the 2011 draft, Flordiapanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. At number 3, the Panthers have a lot of players to choose from. What direction and who will they pick?

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SEAN COUTURIER
#6 North American Skater
Drummondville, QMJHL
 
Position: Center Shoots: Left
Height: 6'4" Weight: 197
Born: 12/7/92 Born In: Pheonix, AZ
   
THE SKINNY:
Sean Couturier, ranked number six by C.S.S.’s final rankings, is a well decorated junior player. His 96 point season, which was tied for fourth overall in the QMJHL, helped earn him league MVP, Top 2011 Draft Prospect, and a selection as a First-Team All-Star. Courturier was second in the league with a plus-55 rating, and became the youngest and only draft-eligible player to be selected to team Canada at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships.

His father, Sylvain, played 33 games for the Los Angeles Kings and is now the GM for the Acadie-Bathurst Titans of the QMJHL. Sylvain was drafted 65th overall by the Kings in 1986.  

NHL Central Scouting's Chris Bordeleau: "At his size, he'll be hard to pass up in the draft. He possesses a very good work ethic and he's out there for every important faceoff. He's very responsible in the defensive aspect of the game -- a rare quality for such a young player in junior hockey."

NHL Central Scouting's Chris Edwards: "Sean has excellent puckhandling and playmaking ability; he sees the ice and reads the play very well . . . He's extremely smart and gets himself into good scoring position. He plays a solid two-way game and is very responsible defensively."
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STATS:
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Drummondville QMJHL 68 41 55 96 47
2010-11 Drummondville QMJHL 58 36 60 96 36

NEWS:
No Step Lost With Couturier
(5.11.11) Just because Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL) center Sean Couturier slipped from No. 2 to No. 6 in NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of the top North American skaters available for the 2011 Entry Draft, it doesn't mean he's lost a step.
 
When the scouts voted to determine their top 10 during the final meetings in Toronto, the overwhelming theme was that the five players ahead of Couturier earned their positions with superior play over the second half of the season. Couturier, meanwhile, remained consistently steady.”

Couturier Stays The Course Despite Adversity
(1.21.11) Just because Drummondville Voltigeurs (QMJHL) center Sean Couturier slipped from No. 2 to No. 6 in NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of the top North American skaters available for the 2011 Entry Draft, it doesn't mean he's lost a step.
 
When the scouts voted to determine their top 10 during the final meetings in Toronto, the overwhelming theme was that the five players ahead of Couturier earned their positions with superior play over the second half of the season. Couturier, meanwhile, remained consistently steady.”


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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 10 8 2 0 27 26 16
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
4 DET 9 5 2 2 22 19 12
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
10 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
11 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
12 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
13 TOR 9 4 4 1 25 25 9
14 CBJ 9 4 5 0 25 30 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Boyes 8 2 2 2 4
J. Jokinen 8 0 4 2 4
B. Pirri 4 3 0 2 3
S. Bergenheim 8 2 1 2 3
D. MacKenzie 8 1 2 0 3
D. Olsen 8 0 3 3 3
J. Huberdeau 8 1 1 0 2
S. Upshall 8 1 1 0 2
E. Gudbranson 8 1 1 3 2
B. Campbell 8 0 2 -1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 0 0 1 .974 0.59
R. Luongo 3 2 2 .926 2.33
 
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