National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Slater Koekkoek
TeamTampa Bay
Selection10 (10 overall)
Previous TeamPeterborough (OHL)
Notes: Canadian defenseman is the 23rd-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting and is the 11th-rated blueliner on that list...Had five goals and 13 assists for Peterborough of the OHL in 2011-12 before suffering a season- ending shoulder injury in Novemeber...Despite the lost season, his combination of size, skill and toughness could still lead to him being selected in the middle of the first round...Helped Team USA win Gold at the 2011 World U-17 Hockey Challenge.

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