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Draft Prospect - 2011
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Tyler Wotherspoon
North American Skater
Portland, WHL
Final Rank:  40 Midterm Rank:  33
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  203
Born:  12 March 1993 Hometown:  Surrey, BC
Birthplace:  Burnaby, BC, CAN
Drafted:  CGY (2nd Round / 57th Overall) - Player Page
• In the 2011 Western Hockey League playoffs, Wotherspoon recorded three goals, including one shorthanded (3-1--4) in 20 games, helping Portland reach the WHL final. The Winterhawks lost to the Kootney Ice in five games.

• Wotherspoon is one of four Portland Winterhawks ranked by Central Scouting this season -- he is joined by fellow defenseman Joe Morrow (No. 12 ranked) and forwards Sven Baertschi (No. 7 ranked) and Ty Rattie (No. 17 ranked). In 2010, eight players were drafted from Portland.

• He played his minor hockey for the Cloverdale Colts and one of his most memorable hockey moments was participating in the 2011 CHL Top Prospects Game – “it was an honor to be chosen”.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Brent Seabrook
Shootout move: “Low blocker”
Goal celebration: “One fist pump”
Video game: NHL ‘11
Movie: Tommy Boy and Hangover
TV show: King of Queens, Big Bang Theory
Actor: Bradley Cooper
Website: Facebook.com
Home-cooked meal: Shepards Pie
Activity away from the rink: Movies

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
PORTLAND
WHL
43
1
4
5
21
2010-2011
PORTLAND
WHL
64
2
10
12
73