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Leon Draisaitl
North American Skater
Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:  4 Midterm Rank:  2
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  208
Born:  27 October 1995 Hometown:  Cologne, Germany
Birthplace:  Cologne, DEU
Drafted:  EDM (1st Round / 3rd Overall) - Player Page
• Draisaitl led Prince Albert in scoring during the 2013-14 season, totaling 105 points (38-67—105) in 64 games.

• His father, Peter, was a Czech-born, German professional hockey player who participated in numerous international tournaments for Germany as a member of their men’s national team, including the 1988, 1992 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Peter also has coached professionally in both Germany and the Czech Republic.

• In 2012-13, his first season in North America, Draisaitl was the second-leading scorer for the Raiders with 21-37—58 in 64 games.

• Draisaitl has represented Germany internationally, most recently at the 2014 World Junior Championship, where he finished second on the team with six points (2-4—6) in six games. He also led the tournament with 52 penalty minutes.

• Growing up in Cologne, Germany, Draisaitl idolized fellow countrymen Marco Sturm and Jochen Hecht.

NEWS

DRAISAITL POISED TO BECOME HIGHEST-DRAFTED GERMAN (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Pavel Datsyuk
Shootout move: “Backhand, five-hole”
Goal celebration: “Hands in the air”
Video game: NHL 14
Movie: Happy Gilmore
TV show: Two and a Half Men
Actor: Kevin James
Musician: Eminem
Most played song: ‘Run This Town’ by Jay-Z
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Soccer
Athlete (non-hockey): Lionel Messi
Twitter follow: @WHLFacts

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2010-2011
MANNHEIM JR.
GERMANY-JR.
6
0
1
1
2
2011-2012
MANNHEIM JR.
GERMANY-JR.
35
21
35
56
39
2012-2013
GER (2013 IIHF U18 World Championship)
ITLTOUR
5
1
6
7
4
2012-2013
GER (2013 IIHF World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
2
4
6
2
2012-2013
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
64
21
37
58
22
2013-2014
GER (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
6
2
4
6
52
2013-2014
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
64
38
67
105
24




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