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Mitch Wahl
North American Skater
Spokane, WHL
Final Rank:  64 Midterm Rank:  37
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  175
Born:  22 January 1990    
Birthplace:  Long Beach, CA, USA
Drafted:  CGY (2nd Round / 48th Overall) - Player Page
  • Played for the 2008 Memorial Cup Champion Spokane Chiefs, totaling six points (2-4--6) in four games on Spokane’s top line.
  • Had 14 points (6-8--14) in 21 playoff games, helping Spokane capture the WHL championship.
  • Was featured in the movie “In the Crease” which followed the California Wave’s run to the National Championship.
     
  • His nicknames are “Wahly, Wahler and Wahlrus” and he wears number 14 because it’s a multiple of seven and he always wore number seven when he was young.
  • Played on his first hockey team in Huntington Beach; also played one year with the Anaheim Junior Ducks, six years with the California Wave and one year with the Los Angeles Junior Kings.
  • Patterns his game after Ottawa’s Jason Spezza – “he is a great player with a lot of speed."
  • Credits his parents for having had a lot of influence on his career because of their support and sacrifice.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was getting drafted into the WHL – “it was exciting to go to Spokane."
  • The one movie he would like to be in is Cable Guy and the one thing he couldn’t live without is his phone.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Anaheim Ducks

NHL Player: Alex Ovechkin

Shootout move: “Fake back-hand shoot five hole”

Practice Drill: “Rapid fire shooting”

Video Game: Guitar Hero III

Movie: The Cable Guy

TV Show: Family Guy

Actor: Jim Carey

Group: Rolling Stones

Website: whl.ca, nhl.com

Book: Harry Potter

Food to cook: Eggs

Sport (other than hockey): Golf

Activity away from the rink: Hanging out with friends

Toy growing up: Hockey stick

Place to shop: Nordstrom’s

Place to visit: Hawaii



 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
SPOKANE
WHL
69
16
32
48
50
2007-2008
SPOKANE
WHL
67
20
53
73
63