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Roland McKeown
North American Skater
Kingston, OHL
Final Rank:  27 Midterm Rank:  15
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  195
Born:  January 20, 1996 Hometown:  Listowel, Ont.
Birthplace:  Listowel, ON, CAN
• McKeown finished the 2013-14 season with 43 points (11-32—43) in 62 games and a team-high plus-38 rating for Kingston of the Ontario Hockey League.

• He is a two-time gold medalist internationally, winning with Team Canada at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship and the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial.

• McKeown was the captain of the Toronto Marlboros Minor Midget AAA team in 2011-12 that featured Sam Bennett (No. 1-ranked North American skater), Joshua Ho-Sang (No. 22-ranked North American skater) and Connor McDavid (draft eligible in 2015). He registered 35 points in 28 games for the Marlboros, who fell to the Mississauga Rebels in the 2012 OHL Cup championship game.

• An OHL All-Rookie First Team selection in 2012-13, McKeown led all first year blueliners with 29 points (7-22—29) in 61 games.

• He trains in the off-season under the guidance of former player Gary Roberts, who also works with NHL players including Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay Lightning), Jeff Skinner (Carolina Hurricanes) and James Neal (Pittsburgh Penguins).

NEWS

KINGSTON’S MCKEOWN FLASHING FIRST-ROUND POTENTIAL (click here)

FAVORITES


NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Ryan O’Reilly
Shootout move: “Slapshot”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Video game: NHL 14
Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
TV show: Suits
Actor: Megan Markle
Music group: Coldplay
Website: OHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Baseball
Athlete (non-hockey): Tom Brady
Most played song: ‘Sweater Weather’ by The Neighbourhood

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
CAN (2013 IIHF U18 World Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
0
1
1
0
2012-2013
KINGSTON
OHL
61
7
22
29
33
2012-2013
ONTARIO (2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)
NATOUR
5
0
3
3
6
2013-2014
CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2013)
ITLTOUR
5
0
1
1
6
2013-2014
KINGSTON
OHL
62
11
32
43
61




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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 77 48 22 7 225 215 103
2 x - NSH 76 47 21 8 218 183 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
5 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 75 37 30 8 210 212 82
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 75 36 31 10 67
J. Thornton 71 14 48 -4 62
L. Couture 75 24 37 -4 61
B. Burns 75 16 39 -5 55
P. Marleau 75 17 35 -17 52
T. Wingels 68 15 20 -5 35
T. Hertl 75 12 17 -2 29
M. Nieto 65 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
M. Karlsson 46 13 9 -2 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 7 7 1 .902 2.60
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
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