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Ryan Martindale
North American Skater
Ottawa, OHL
Final Rank:  27 Midterm Rank:  24
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  183
Born:  27 October 1991    
Birthplace:  Oshawa, ON, CAN
• After breaking out in 2008-09, his second season in Ottawa, with 23 goals in 53 games, Martindale settled into more of a play-making role this season – tallying 41 assists in 64 games.

• He had an advantage that most young hockey players do not, his father was a goalie for the Toronto Marlboros in the OHA (1979-83) – “It’s an advantage because (my dad) knows the goalie’s tendencies and he’s really helped me out in how to score and what to do and the best places to shoot.”

• Martindale, whose favorite athlete is Joe Sakic, wore number seven in minor hockey because his father was a big fan of Phil Esposito. He wears number 77 in Ottawa because seven is retired (number worn by Doug Wilson and Denis Potvin).

• His pre-game rituals include showering as soon as he gets to the rink, putting on his skates before his pants and listening to his iPod.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' - Martindale on NHL Live! (click to listen)


FAVORITES

NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Player: Alex Ovechkin
Goal celebration: “Drag my hand along the ice”
Video Game: NHL ‘10
Movie: Miracle and Friday Night Lights
TV Show: Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Actor: Russell Crowe
Cartoon: Family Guy
Website: google.com
Book: The Moment I First Believed
Pump-up song: “Accidents” by Alexisonfire
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse
Activity away from the rink: Watch movies, Golf
Breakfast food: Steak and eggs
Superhero: Batman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
OTTAWA
OHL
64
9
8
17
18
2008-2009
OTTAWA
OHL
53
23
24
47
14
2009-2010
OTTAWA
OHL
61
19
41
60
37




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