National Hockey League Draft Profile Hunter Shinkaruk
24 (24 overall)
Medicine Hat (WHL)
Notes: Mid-season rankings - 5; Final rankings - 6
2012-13 - Medicine Hat (WHL) - 64 gp, 37 G, 49A, 86 Pts, 44 PIM
Assets: Is an excellent offensive talent with great scoring instincts and hockey sense. An excellent playmaker, he can play both wing and center. Is also an accomplished goal-scorer.
Flaws: Doesn't have ideal National Hockey League size, so he must continue to bulk up and get physically stronger for the highest level. Also lacks a physical element to his game.
Career Potential: Talented, versatile scoring forward with good upside. Editorial supplied by 'The Sports Forecaster'