John Negrin
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 25/03/1989
BIRTHPLACE: West Vancouver, BC, CAN
DRAFTED: CGY: 2007-70 overall
Negrin was dealt from the Kootenay Ice to the Swift Current Broncos right before the WHL trading deadline ... set new career highs in goals (8), assists (42) and points (50) ... had two goals and four assists in six playoff games with Swift Current ... recently named as a WHL First Team All-Star ...sent to Quad City after Swift Current lost in the first round ... recalled from Quad City on April 3 ... played his first ever NHL game on Apr.3 CGY 0 @ MIN 4 registering 4:22 in ice time and two penalty minutes ... reassigned to Quad City on April 6 ... recalled from Quad City on April 9 ... registered his first NHL point (assist) on Apr.11 EDM 1 @ CGY 4
Patterns his game after his favourite player, Anaheim's Scott Niedermayer...Putting the left skate on before his right skate is one of his pre-game superstitions...If he could invite anyone to dinner, he would chose: Tiger Woods, Bobby Orr and Steve Yzerman...Most memorable hockey game played was the Under-18 gold medal game...Most memorable hockey game watched: Game 7, the Vancouver Canucks against the St. Louis Blues in the 2004 playoffs...His best shootout move is to fake the shot and shoot top right