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Draft Prospect - 2010
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Jordan Weal
North American Skater
Regina, WHL
Final Rank:  30 Midterm Rank:  45
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  5' 10" Weight:  162
Born:  April 15, 1992    
Birthplace:  Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Drafted:  LAK (3rd Round / 70th Overall) - Player Page
• Weal was the first 17-year-old to surpass 100 points in more than a decade in the WHL. He is only the fifth CHL player in the last ten years to record 100 points in his second season of junior eligibility -- the other four were John Tavares (selected 1st overall in 2009), Steven Stamkos (selected 1st overall in 2008), Sam Gagner (selected 6th overall in 2008) and Tyler Seguin (No. 1 ranked).

• His 102 points (35-67--102) in 72 games placed him third on the WHL scoring list for the 2009-10 season, behind only Brandon Kozun (selected 179th overall in 2009), and Jordan Eberle (selected 22nd overall in 2008).

• Drafted 79th overall in the 2007 WHL Bantam Draft, Weal made an immediate impact as a 16-year-old posting 70 points (16-56--70) in 65 games and was a finalist for the 2009 WHL Rookie of the Year award.

• He was a member of the gold medal winning Team Canada at the 2009 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Tournament and was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 Under-18 World Championships.

• A 5’10” center, he had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win for Team Cherry at the 2010 Canadian Hockey League Top Prospects Game.

FAVORITES


NHL Team: Colorado Avalanche
NHL Player: Joe Sakic
Shootout move: “Go out wide to the left, come in and shoot low glove”
Goal celebration: “Raise the stick”
Video Game: Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2
Movie: Ace Ventura
TV Show: The Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Actress: Kate Beckinsale
Music Artist: Akon
Pump-up song: “Pursuit of Happiness Remix” by Steve Aoki
Home-cooked meal: Christmas Dinner
Activity away from the rink: Hanging out with the boys

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2008-2009
REGINA
WHL
65
16
54
70
26
2009-2010
REGINA
WHL
72
35
67
102
54