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Draft Prospect - 2009
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Linden Vey
North American Skater
Medicine Hat, WHL
Final Rank:  65 Midterm Rank:  108
Position:  Right Wing Shoots:  Right
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  176
Born:  July 17, 1991    
Birthplace:  Wakaw, SK, CAN
Drafted:  LAK (4th Round / 96th Overall) - Player Page
• Vey finished second on the Medicine Hat Tigers with 72 points (24-48-72) in 71 games and led the team in power-play assists with 24.

• He played for Team West, capturing a bronze medal, at the 2008 World Under-17 Challenge.

• Vey played his minor hockey in his hometown playing on his first hockey team, the Wakaw Warriors, at the age of four.

• His older brother, Shaun, played four seasons with the Tri-City Americans in the WHL and played for University of Saskatchewan in 2008-09.

• Vey’s childhood hockey idol was Mario Lemiuex and he credits his dad for having the most influence on his career – “he has given me every opportunity possible to be successful and has encouraged me my whole life”.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Player: Sidney Crosby
Shootout move: “Fake shot forehand, then go backhand”
Goal Celebration: “One knee fist pump”
Movie: Remember the Titans
TV Show: Friends
Pump-up song: “Gotta Be Somebody” by Nickelback
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Place to visit: Vancouver
 

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
48
8
9
17
21
2008-2009
MEDICINE HAT
WHL
71
24
48
72
20