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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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Samuel Bennett
North American Skater
Kingston, OHL
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  178
Born:  June 20, 1996 Hometown:  Holland Landing, Ont.
Birthplace:  Holland Landing, ON, CAN
• Bennett was named the Frontenacs’ finalist for the Red Tilson Trophy, awarded to the Ontario Hockey League’s most outstanding player, after a breakout 2013-14 season that saw him lead Kingston and finish ninth in the OHL with 91 points in 57 games (36-55—91).

• A two-time gold medalist, Bennett was an assistant captain on Canada’s gold-medal team at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, scoring the semifinal-winning goal against Russia. He also captured gold as the second-youngest member of Team Canada at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship, registering 2-5—7 in seven games. Bennett earlier represented Team Ontario at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, posting 3-3—6 in five games.

• He finished the 2012-13 OHL season among the top 10 in rookie scoring (18-22—40 in 60 games), earning OHL All-Rookie Second Team honors.

• Bennett wears No. 93 as a tribute to his father’s favorite player Doug Gilmour, who also is his general manager in Kingston.

• If he wasn’t playing hockey, Bennett would be on the slopes: “I’d probably say something like maybe snowboarding, downhill skiing, something with jumps.”

NEWS

BENNETT RETAINS TOP SPOT ON FINAL CENTRAL SCOUTING LIST (click here)

FRONTENACS’ BENNETT NAMED TOP CHL PROSPECT (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Steven Stamkos
Shootout move: “Backhand, Forehand, Shelf”
Goal celebration: “Arms up”
Video game: NHL 14
Movie: Step Brothers
TV show: Suits
Actor: Will Ferrell
Most played song: ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ by Luke Bryan
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Football, Volleyball
Twitter follow: @TipsForYouDaily

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
CAN (2013 IIHF U18 World Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
3
4
7
4
2012-2013
KINGSTON
OHL
60
18
22
40
87
2013-2014
CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2013)
ITLTOUR
5
4
1
4
6
2013-2014
KINGSTON
OHL
57
36
55
91
118




SCHEDULE

HOME
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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 64 40 17 7 189 177 87
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 62 36 23 3 180 167 75
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 63 27 26 10 196 210 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 63 31 26 12 57
L. Couture 63 21 32 0 53
J. Thornton 59 12 40 -2 52
B. Burns 63 16 30 -4 46
P. Marleau 63 14 31 -16 45
T. Wingels 56 13 15 -5 28
T. Hertl 63 10 14 -3 24
J. Braun 52 1 19 2 20
M. Vlasic 58 7 11 10 18
M. Nieto 53 4 13 -10 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 24 17 7 .912 2.62
A. Stalock 5 7 1 .899 2.85
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